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Icon of the event Saturday Family Story Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Enjoy a fun-filled story time for the whole family on the 2nd Saturday of every month! Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jul 08
Sat Aug 12
Sat Sep 09
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us for a special 4-week Baby Time session on Saturday mornings in June from 10:30-11:00am. Enjoy tickling rhymes, baby bounces, and dancing tunes. For babies and their caregivers 0-18 months in the Children's Department.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Sat Jun 17
Sat Jun 24
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Jim and the Beanstalk
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: St. Lawrence

It is a little known fact that another boy also climbed up the beanstalk! Enjoy a puppet show based on Raymond Briggs' amusing children's tale, Jim and the Beanstalk.

Icon of the event Italian Storytime
Thu Jun 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Join us for an interactive Italian and English Storytime in honour of Italian Heritage Month. Learn a few words in a new language and bring Nonna or Nonno, too!

Icon of the event Family Time with Ashima Suri
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Join us for an interactive Bolly Yoga Family Storytime with a very special guest Fairview's Artist In The Library Ashima Suri. Free drop-in program.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 09
Icon of the event Family Time: Happy Canada 150!
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Families are invited to come to the library and help us celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday at this "Ready for Reading" Storytime....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 20
Thu Jul 27
Thu Aug 03
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: McGregor Park

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


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 31
Icon of the event Family Time 1
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Wychwood

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


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Make your Own Stop-Motion Movie using LEGO
Tue Aug 15, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jones

Come to Jones and make your very own LEGO Movie. Bring your own device or use one of ours. Children ages 6-12 years old. Call 416-393-7715 to register.

Icon of the event Summer Storytime
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Preschool children and their parents and caregivers are invited to enjoy stories, songs, crafts and summer fun! For children ages 5 and under. Drop-in, no registration required. Large groups must enquire ahead of time. For mo...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 03
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31