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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Puppet Show: How the Chipmunk Got His Stripes
Tue Jun 20, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Join us for an exciting puppet show and a fun craft. Best for all ages. Parents and caregivers welcome. Tickets available 30 minutes before the show starts -- space is limited....

Icon of the event Teddy Bears' Picnic - Get Your Summer Read On!
Sat Jun 17, 2017 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Come and celebrate the launch of the TD Summer Reading Club at our Teddy Bears' Picnic! Hear stories, sing songs, and play games with us! Teddy bears, dogs, cats, penguins, elephants, and all other stuffed friends are invited...

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us Wednesdays in the Children's Dept for Family Time! Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes. Drop in. Recommended for ages 0-6 years old.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Please call 416-394-1040 to register or register when you come to the program.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 02
Fri Jun 09
Fri Jun 16
Fri Jun 23
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Oakwood Village Library and Arts Centre

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 3 years with their parents and caregivers. Please call 416-394-1040 to register or register when you come to the program.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 07
Wed Jun 14
Wed Jun 21
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

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. Children must fi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 22
Tue May 23
Wed May 24
Thu May 25
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
Sat May 20
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

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


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 11
Thu May 18
Thu May 25
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jun 08
Icon of the event Cantonese Storytime
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 5 years with their parents and caregivers. Registration begins April 1st. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
Tue Jun 13
Icon of the event Parachute Play
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. James Town

Learn new songs and find new ways to play with your baby!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19
Fri May 26