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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Stories in the Park
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Join us for summer stories on the grass behind the library. This event is B.Y.O. blanket. In the event of rain, we will gather in the program room.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 21
Icon of the event Listen! Watch! Make!
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Dundas

Listen to a fun story, watch a short film, and make an amazing craft! For children ages 3-5 years with their parents and/or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 21
Icon of the event Family Time (0-5 years)
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Bring the whole family for stories, songs and finger plays.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 22
Wed Aug 29
Icon of the event Paws 4 Stories
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Take turns reading stories to Troy, a certified Paws Therapy golden retriever, alongside his handler Shelli. For ages 5 and up.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 22
Wed Aug 29
Wed Sep 05
Wed Sep 12
Wed Sep 19
Icon of the event Preschool Time (2-5 Years)
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 2 to 5 years with their parents or caregivers. An activity or craft will follow the storytime.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 23
Thu Aug 30
Icon of the event Creative Art
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Children will have the opportunity to create their own special craft using materials of different shapes, sizes and colors. Show & Tell is also a component of this program, in which children will have a chance to discuss thei...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 24
Fri Aug 31
Icon of the event Family Storytime and Craft
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Songs, stories and rhymes for the whole family followed by a craft. Ages 0-6 and their parents or caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 25
Sat Sep 01
Sat Sep 08
Sat Sep 15
Sat Sep 22
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Enjoy fun activities, stories, songs and rhymes at a staff-led storytime for the entire family. For children with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 25
Sat Sep 01
Sat Sep 08
Sat Sep 15
Sat Sep 22
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 individualized sessions with volunteers. Space is limited. Please co...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 05
Wed Sep 12
Wed Sep 19
Wed Sep 26
Wed Oct 03
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us for an 8-week session of stories, songs, and rhymes for children from 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 05
Wed Sep 12
Wed Sep 19
Wed Sep 26
Wed Oct 03

Picture books, chapter books & audiobooks for kids 12 and under