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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Kamishibai Family Time
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Enjoy traditional Japanese Kamishibai stories and a craft to take home on Saturday May 14 and Saturday May 21 from 2:00-3:00pm. Ages 0-6 years, drop into the Children's Department.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 13
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
Thu Feb 09
Thu Feb 16
Thu Feb 23
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 14, 2017 - Sat May 27, 2017
Location: Humberwood

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. Space is limited...

Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 25, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Yorkville

Storyfire launches the Toronto Storytelling Festival with great storytelling events at venues across the city. For Toronto Public Library, Storyfire will see storytellers gather at four branches across the city to entertain a...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading Volunteers
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 14, 2017 - Sat May 27, 2017
Location: Humberwood

Volunteers needed! Adults, seniors and students (Grade 8 and up preferred), meet for one hour per week to provide individualized help for children (Grades 1-6) in reading at the library....

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

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with parents or caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event Family Literacy Month: Storytime
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with us every Saturday in January! Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and play fun literacy games. Drop into the Children's Dept. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 21
Sat Jan 28
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes for babies 0 - 18 months and their caregivers! Siblings are welcome. Registration begins January 17, 2017 in branch or by calling 416-393-7732.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Fri Feb 24
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 0-5 and their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 27
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Fri Feb 24
Icon of the event Toddler Time
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us for a free 6-week session of Toddler Time! Caregivers and their toddler (14 months-3 years) will enjoy interactive stories, action songs and rhymes. Drop into the Children's Dept - No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
Thu Feb 09
Thu Feb 16