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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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

Join us for Saturday Family Time. Enjoy songs, stories, rhymes and bounces for children ages 0-5. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 16
Sat Dec 23
Icon of the event Family Time and Ornament Craft!
Sat Dec 16, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

It's time for a special Family Time again! Join us for a half hour of stories and singing and then make a seasonal ornament to take home. Ideal for ages 2-6. No registration needed, just drop-in. Please call 416-393-7674 for ...

Icon of the event Fun With Letters
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Children will start to recognize letters by participating in different hands-on activities including alphabet blocks, puzzles, stamps and other activities.This program is co-sponsored with Malvern Family Resource Centre and i...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 21
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 13, 2018 - Sat Dec 22, 2018
Location: Jane/Sheppard

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 Saturday durin...

Icon of the event Family Time and Make a Stocking!
Sat Dec 23, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Yet another special Family Time! Join us for a half hour of stories and songs, to be followed by a special seasonal stocking craft. Ideal for ages 2-6. No registration required, just drop-in. For more information, please call...

Icon of the event New Year's at Noon!
Sat Dec 30, 2017 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Too young to stay up late? No problem! Celebrate the New Year early with stories, a craft, and a special countdown for kids! Ideal for ages 3+....

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Rumpelstiltskin
Wed Dec 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Calling all puppet show lovers! Join us for a special presentation of Rumpelstiltskin. Ideal for children ages 3+. No registration necessary, just drop-in. For more information, please call 416-393-7674.

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

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 Tuesday and S...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 19
Tue Dec 26
Tue Jan 02
Tue Jan 09
Tue Jan 16
Icon of the event School's Out Movie!
Fri Dec 22, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Celebrate the holiday break with an after school movie showing of Elf. Bring your friends, chill (ha, ha!) and laugh along with Buddy on his adventures. Ideal for ages 7 and up. No registration necessary, just drop-in. For mo...

Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Dec 16
Sat Dec 23
Sat Dec 30
Sat Jan 06
Sat Jan 13

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.