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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: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes for the whole family. For children birth to 5 years of age, with parents or caregivers. A Ready for Reading program. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Dec 01
Fri Dec 08
Fri Dec 15
Fri Dec 22
Icon of the event Paws 4 Reading
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Come read to Percy the therapy dog in the children's area. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 09
Sat Dec 23
Icon of the event Green Day at the Library!
Sat Mar 17, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Location: Parkdale

Celebrate all things Green in honour of St. Patrick's Day! Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories, and stay for craft. Don't forget to wear something green!...

Icon of the event Baby Time
9:30 am - 9:50 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. No registration required. PLUS: Stay for Toronto Public Health's Living & Learning with Baby Jan 10 - Feb 14...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 28
Tue Dec 05
Tue Dec 12
Tue Dec 19
Icon of the event Valentine's Day Storytime and Craft
Sat Feb 10, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Location: Parkdale

Join us for a special Valentine's Day storytime, and stay a bit longer to make a valentine to give to your loved one!...

Icon of the event Learning Through Play
10:30 am - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

Co-sponsored program with Heart Beatz - Cliffcrest Community Centre. Drop in activities include pre-reading, arts and crafts.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
Sat Dec 02
Sat Dec 09
Sat Dec 16
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Sep 02, 2017 - Sat Dec 30, 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 Leading to Reading
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Children with reading difficulties receive help for one hour a week with a volunteer. Registration is required, space is limited. Register at the Parkdale Branch....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 25
Thu Nov 30
Sat Dec 02
Thu Dec 07
Sat Dec 09
Icon of the event Babies & Toddler Story Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Songs, stories, rhymes and fingerplays for toddlers and their caregivers. From birth to 3 years....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 28
Tue Dec 05
Tue Dec 12
Tue Dec 19

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