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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration required. Please note: no program on Apr. 28 or May 26.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 23
Icon of the event Wacky Wednesdays - Dr. Seuss Day
Wed Jul 04, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Locke

Stories, activities, crafts, and fun for ages 2 1/2 to 5 yrs. Pick up a ticket at the desk half an hour before the program starts. Daycares, day camps and groups must phone in advance to book space.

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 Jul 03
Tue Jul 10
Tue Jul 17
Tue Jul 24
Tue Jul 31
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Strega Nona
Tue Jul 03, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:40 pm
Location: High Park

Come and see the much loved Toronto Public Library puppet show, ...

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 Jun 20
Wed Jun 27
Wed Jul 04
Wed Jul 11
Wed Jul 18
Icon of the event Saturday Stories
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Elmbrook Park

Come and enjoy stories and craft


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 23
Sat Jun 30
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 Jun 20
Icon of the event Dads & Babies (Birth-18 Months)
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Attention Dads, Grandads, and Uncles! Please join us for a story time program with books, rhymes and songs. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Main Floor, Story Room.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 23
Icon of the event Saturday Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Wychwood

Join us for Saturday Family Time! Enjoy songs, stories, and rhymes for children ages 0-6. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 23
Icon of the event Shake, Shimmy, and Boogie
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Wychwood

A music and movement program combining songs, rhymes, dance, and stretching activities to get children on their feet and moving. Children will develop motor skills, learn to identify patterns, and explore their creativity. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 19

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