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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Baby Time (10-18 months)
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Books, songs and rhymes.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 06
Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Share some of the very best stories, rhymes, songs and verse. Learn how to lay a solid foundation for your child's future love of reading and learning. Be sure to take home great books for bedtime reading all week long. Drop ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 07
Wed Dec 14
Wed Dec 21
Icon of the event Winter Family Time
Thu Dec 29, 2016 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

It may be cold outside, but it's delightful in here! Join us for a special, winter-themed family time! Sing songs, hear stories, and get cozy with us! For all families with children age 0-5....

Icon of the event Family Night Special: Valentine Hugs and Kisses
Tue Feb 14, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

(Ages 3-10) Come dressed in red or pink to celebrate the LOVE-liest day of the year. Listen to stories and poems about love, play the Cupid game and make your very own heart-shaped puppet....

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
All Day on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

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. Session times in...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 10
Sat Dec 17
Icon of the event Théâtre interactif - les contes de fées réinventés
Mon Mar 13, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Que se passe-t-il lorsqu'on prend un livre de contes de fées et qu'on le brasse un peu? Dans un spectacle interactif interprété par des comédiens improvisateurs chevronnées, mais mené par l'imaginaire des enfants, des contes ...

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 Dec 08
Thu Dec 15
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humberwood

Stories, songs and tickling rhymes for children 19 to 35 months and their caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 09
Fri Dec 16
Fri Dec 23
Icon of the event Family Time: Special Parachute Play
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Stories, songs, rhymes and parachute play for children age 19 months to 5 years with their parents and caregivers. Register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Registration begins October 3. Space is limited. 3rd Floor, Roo...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 05
Mon Dec 12
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Leaside

(Birth-18 months) Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies with their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 05
Thu Jan 12
Thu Jan 19
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02