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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 09, 2017 - Mon Jun 05, 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 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
Icon of the event Toddler Fun
10:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

A free interactive six week workshop on child development, nutrition, and early literacy for parents, caregivers and their children 15 to 30 months old....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event Baby Time
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Register for a free 6 week Baby Time program in partnership with Toronto Public Health. Caregivers and their baby (birth to 13 months)will enjoy 30 minutes of interactive stories, songs and rhymes and stay for Make the Connec...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

Songs, stories, and tickling rhymes for children ages 19 months and up and their caregivers. Registration not required. Please call 416-393-7706 for details.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 03
Fri Feb 10
Fri Feb 17
Fri Feb 24
Fri Mar 03
Icon of the event Be My Valentine
Sat Feb 11, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Come and celebrate love in stories, songs and a craft to take home for someone special. For ages 4 & up. Register at the branch or by calling 416-396-8740.

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 Family Time
10:15 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Victoria Village

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 14
Fri Apr 21
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
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Fingerplays, songs, and stories for children 12 months to 23 months and their caregivers. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15