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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Baby Time
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

Register for a 7 week program for caregivers and their baby, birth-13 months. Enjoy 30 mins of bounching rhymes, songs, stories and tickles. Guest speakers and topics include Lactation Consultant, Nutritionist, Massage Therap...

Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 16
Fri Oct 23
Fri Oct 30
Icon of the event Halloween Puppet Show
Tue Oct 27, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Forest Hill

Come celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year with a not-too-creepy puppet show. Children are encouraged to dress up in costume. Older siblings welcome! Registration is not required, but please arrive early as space is lim...

Icon of the event Toddler Time
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
York Woods

Drop in for 30 mins of stories, songs and rhymes. Stay and play with Lego, puzzles, toys and more! Ages 14 months-3 years old. No registration required.

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 19
Icon of the event Dancing with the Stars: Afro-Caribbean & Latin Dance Program
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Maria A. Shchuka

Calling all mommies! Need a break? Learn dance with qualified instructors while childcare providers look after your little ones ages 0-5. Registration required. Call 416-394-1000

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 29
Thu Nov 05
Thu Nov 12
Thu Nov 19
Thu Nov 26
Icon of the event Saturday Family Storytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Burrows Hall

Stories, songs and fingerplays await - for lots of family fun! All ages welcome. Just drop by and join in. No Registration needed. **Please note - there will be no Storytime January 30 2016.**

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 16
Sat Jan 23
Sat Feb 06
Icon of the event Christmas Tree Craft
Sat Dec 05, 2015 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Burrows Hall

Join us for a fun hour of crafts (and a story)! Make a Christmas craft to hang on our tree or take home (if you wish). For children of all ages. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Get Ready for Halloween
Sat Oct 24, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Burrows Hall

Join us for scary stories, songs and a craft. Age 4 and up. Wear your costume if you wish. Register at the Library or call, 416-396-8740.

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

Join us for songs & stories on Saturday mornings. If you're happy & you know it... Come to the library! Drop in. Ages 0-6

Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 17
Sat Oct 24
Sat Oct 31
Sat Nov 07
Sat Nov 14
Icon of the event Love, Laugh & Learn with Baby
2:15 pm - 3:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Maria A. Shchuka

Ontario Early Years presents a workshop that focuses on sharing moments of love, learning and laughter with your baby. Each week's activities will be followed by discussion session and singing songs....

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 14
Wed Oct 21
Wed Oct 28
Wed Nov 04
Wed Nov 11
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Mon Sep 21, 2015 - Sat Dec 12, 2015
Maria A. Shchuka

Children (Grades 1-6 as of Sept. 2015) with reading difficulties receive individualized help for one hour per week on Saturday or Monday after school at the library....