Reading Programs & Storytimes

4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. James Town

Students Grades 1 to 6 requiring help with reading, homework, and study skills receive individualized help for one hour per week - Tuesdays or Thursdays. Free program. Registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 22
Tue Nov 27
Thu Nov 29
Tue Dec 04
Thu Dec 06
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brentwood

Stories, songs and rhymes for babies birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 11
Fri Jan 18
Fri Jan 25
Fri Feb 01
Fri Feb 08
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 31 months - 5 years with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot (in person or by telephone) Sept. 24 - Oct. 6. Draw after Oct. 9.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 22
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 Nov 21
Fri Nov 23
Wed Nov 28
Fri Nov 30
Wed Dec 05
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

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 eveni...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 10
Thu Jan 17
Thu Jan 24
Thu Jan 31
Thu Feb 07
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Stories, songs and simple crafts for toddlers 19 to 35 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers. Registration begins Saturday, January 5, 2019. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 or visit the second f...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 22
Tue Jan 29
Tue Feb 05
Tue Feb 12
Tue Feb 19
6:45 pm - 7:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 28
Wed Jan 30
Wed Feb 27
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 co...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 21
Wed Nov 28
Wed Dec 05
Wed Dec 12
Wed Dec 19
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. No registration required. Drop in!...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 22
Thu Nov 29
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Deer Park

Introduce your child to sounds and actions at a staff-led storytime with bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories. For babies with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 09
Wed Jan 16
Wed Jan 23
Wed Jan 30
Wed Feb 06