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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with parents or caregivers. No registration required. Drop into the children's department on the 2nd floor.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 31
Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Share some of the very best stories, rhymes, songs and verse. Learn how to lay a solid foundation for your child's future love of reading and learning. Be sure to take home great books for bedtime reading all week long. Drop ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 21
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft for toddlers 19 months to 4 years old. No registration required. Drop into the children's department on the 2nd floor.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 02
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
All Day on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Leading to Reading is a free program for children Grades 1-6 in need of extra support in reading and writing. Children are matched with a volunteer, who will work with them one-on-one for one hour every week. The program runs...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 22
Sat Sep 24
Thu Sep 29
Sat Oct 01
Thu Oct 06
Icon of the event Together Time
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

A program for parents and caregivers with children birth - 6 years. The program will provide the opportunity to socialize and learn in an early learning environment. Painting, cut and paste, markers and crayons, play dough, b...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 07
Fri Sep 09
Wed Sep 14
Fri Sep 16
Wed Sep 21
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Wed Sep 28, 2016 - Wed Jun 14, 2017
Location: Northern District

Get extra help with your reading and writing. LTR is a literacy program for kids in grades 1-6. Kids are paired with a volunteer for one hour a week to practice their reading and writing skills. Sessions take place on Wednesd...

Icon of the event Wings of Discovery
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

This is a science-based program for children 2-6 years old. It will cover 8 projects such as a trip to my home, a trip to my community, a trip to the garden, a trip around the world, a trip with transportation, a trip to the...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 01
Icon of the event Toddler Time and Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs, rhymes and a craft for children with their parents or caregivers. For ages 19 months to 5 years old. Registration begins Aug. 8th. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 17
Icon of the event Special Family Story time for the Holidays
Fri Dec 09, 2016 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Perth/Dupont

Join us for holiday stories and crafts. Children with parents/caregivers. Ages 18months-5 yrs.