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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Fri Sep 29, 2017 - Sun Sep 29, 2019
Location: Annette Street

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 Tuesdays or T...

Icon of the event Music & Movement
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Highland Creek

This is an interactive program designed for families and their children ages birth to 6 years old. We welcome families and children, focusing on bouncing babies and terrific toddlers! Parents will become familiar with childre...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 20
Tue Feb 27
Icon of the event Malaika's Winter Carnival Storytime
Tue Feb 20, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Celebrate Caribbean culture with local author Nadia Hohn!...

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 Feb 20
Tue Feb 27
Tue Mar 06
Tue Mar 13
Tue Mar 20
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pleasant View

Prepare your child for bed with a staff-led storytime with bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities. For children with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 20
Tue Feb 27
Icon of the event Winter Friendship Circle
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Centennial

A free 8 Week registered program for middle age children Focussing on building children's social skills. Pre-registration is required as spaces are limited. Please contact the branch or Marisa to confirm the exact age group. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 20
Tue Feb 27
Tue Mar 06
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fort York

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies (ages 0-18 months) and their caregivers. Registration is now full. If you have any questions, please call the branch at 416-393-6240.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 20
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join us on Wednesdays for stories, songs and fingerplays for children and their parents and caregivers from 10:30AM-11:00AM.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 21
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 07
Wed Mar 14
Wed Mar 21
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: City Hall

Join us every Wednesday and Friday for stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and more for kids 0 to 5 years with their parent or caregiver. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 21
Fri Feb 23
Wed Feb 28
Fri Mar 02
Wed Mar 07
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 individualised sessions with volunteers. Space is limited, please re...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 21
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 07
Wed Mar 14
Wed Mar 21