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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Holiday Stories and Sing-along From Around the World
Thu Dec 22, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Location: Palmerston

Join us for a festive storytime before the last day of school with stories, rhymes and songs from around the world for all children and families! Drop-in. All are welcome....

Icon of the event Family Literacy Day with Applefun Puppetry!
Thu Jan 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: McGregor Park

Celebrate Family Literacy Day with Applefun Puppetry! Join the chase for the Great Purple Whale on the high sea with this interactive program. Afterwards, everyone learns how to make a paper puppet to take home.

Icon of the event Storytime:  Aliens & Outerspace
Fri Jan 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Look out your window and up to the skies, because the aliens are coming. Let?s hope they?re friendly! Join us for an "out of your world" storytime, and take home a craft. Ages 2-6....

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Stories, songs and tickling rhymes...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 15
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:
Fri Jan 13
Fri Jan 20
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Icon of the event Cantonese Story Time
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes in Cantonese for children 19 months to 5 years old, with their parents or caregivers. Registration begins Jan. 3rd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 21
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 14
Tue Mar 21
Icon of the event Storytime:  Celebrate Black History Month
Fri Feb 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us for a storytime to celebrate Black History Month. Listen to stories highlighting great contemporary picture books by authors such as Dirk McLean, Shauntay Grant, Cheryl Foggo, and many others....

Icon of the event A Greek Christmas: A Family Celebration in Greek
Sat Dec 17, 2016 | 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come celebrate the holidays with songs & stories in Greek! Have fun making a Christmas craft with presenter Danai Florou. Ages 2-6....

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 Jan 04
Wed Jan 11
Wed Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Icon of the event Fun with Numbers
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Children start to recognize numbers by participating in different hands-on activities, which may include number blocks, puzzles, flash cards and story books. For ages 2-6 years old. This is a drop-in program. First-come, f...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 05
Thu Jan 12
Thu Jan 19
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02