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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

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, on Thursday even...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 22
Thu Jun 29
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 13
Thu Jul 20
Icon of the event Sizzling Summer Storytime
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Enjoy the Canadian summer heat while listening to some refreshing stories. Be ready to sing, and watch a short film at the end. Ages 2-6....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 13
Thu Aug 17
Icon of the event Family Storytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

Drop in for stories, songs and rhymes! For children up to 5 years and their parents. Siblings welcomed.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 07
Fri Jul 14
Fri Jul 21
Fri Jul 28
Icon of the event French Family Time
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for children 5 years and under in French with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. No registration required. For more details, call 416-396-3865.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 15
Sat Jul 29
Sat Aug 12
Sat Aug 26
Sat Oct 07
Icon of the event Preschool STEM Storytime
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

Join us for our special STEM Storytime series. Listen to some fun stories and songs, then try some simple fun hands-on experiments and concepts in science, technology, engineering and math....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Mon Jul 31
Icon of the event Canada 150 Bash
Fri Jun 30, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join us in the Children's Department at Pape/Danforth Library to celebrate all things Canadian in honour of our 150th birthday. Listen to stories, sing songs, create a craft, get your face painted, and much more! Fun for the...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Is your child between Grades 1 and 6? Does your child need extra help to improve their reading skills? If so, then please join us for free hourly one on one individualized sessions with volunteers. Space is limited, please re...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 28
Wed Jul 05
Wed Jul 12
Wed Jul 19
Wed Jul 26
Icon of the event Spectacle de Magie
Thu Aug 03, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Dans un spectacle hautement interactif que vous ne serez pas prĂȘt d'oublier, vous tomberez sous le charme du seul et unique Jean Deshaies. Recommended ages 6-12. Drop in. No registration required. 3rd Floor, Room B....

Icon of the event Family Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Stories, songs and rhymes for children from birth to age 5 and their caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 20
Thu Jul 27
Thu Aug 03
Thu Aug 10
Icon of the event Crafty Summer Storytime
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Bring your creativity and enthusiasm to the library this summer! Listen to stories, sing songs, and create a small craft at the end. Ages 2-6....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 24
Mon Aug 14