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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes for the whole family. For children birth to 5 years of age, with parents or caregivers. A Ready for Reading program. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 02, 2017 - Sat Dec 30, 2017
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

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, at a specified t...

Icon of the event Learning Through Play
10:30 am - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

Co-sponsored program with Heart Beatz - Cliffcrest Community Centre. Drop in activities include pre-reading, arts and crafts.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 23
Sat Sep 30
Sat Oct 07
Sat Oct 14
Sat Oct 21
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Icon of the event Family Drop-In
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

A drop-in service for children (from birth to age 6) and their parents/caregivers to meet others and play interactively in an early learning environment. Thursdays, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Families may arrive or leave during th...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 21
Thu Sep 28
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 12
Thu Oct 19
Icon of the event Fun with Colours
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Children will start to recognize colours by participating in different hands-on activities, which may include puzzles, flashcards and story books. For children 2-6. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 22
Fri Oct 06
Fri Oct 13
Fri Oct 20
Fri Oct 27
Icon of the event Play It Up: Language and Literacy Program
10:00 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join Tina Osahan, Child Development Consultant and Lisa Henderson, Early Literacy Specialist, in fun, easy experiences to promote your child?s language development and literacy skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 22
Fri Sep 29
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Songs, stories, rhymes and fingerplays for toddlers and their caregivers. Ages 18 months to 3 years....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24