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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Ojibwe Language Story Time
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Learn how to incorporate Anishnaabemowin in your young one's life. We will share songs, games, ideas, experiences, and laughs. Discover how to substitute simple phrases in popular children's books to enrich your child's langu...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 17
Sat Mar 31
Icon of the event Stories Without Borders: South African Folktales
Thu Mar 22, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Gcina Mhlophe is one of South Africa's most beloved storytellers, children's writers, and literacy advocates. This event is part of the Stories Without Borders series of the 2018 Toronto Storytelling Festival. For more inform...

Icon of the event Creative Time: Stories & Songs
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

This is a drop in program for children, birth to 6 years and caregivers. This program will encourage children to explore their creative and imaginary skills, as well as participate in music and movement, songs and stories. No...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 02
Fri Mar 09
Fri Mar 16
Fri Mar 23
Fri Mar 30
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

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


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 05
Thu Apr 12
Thu Apr 19
Thu Apr 26
Thu May 03
Icon of the event Music Fun
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

This is an interactive program where children, 2-6 yrs old, and parents/caregivers will explore various types of music and musical instruments. Co-sponsored with Malvern Family Resource Centre. This is a drop-in program - f...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 01
Thu Mar 08
Thu Mar 15
Thu Mar 22
Thu Mar 29
Icon of the event Infant Parent-Child Mother Goose
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Join us for a group experience where you will learn and enjoy the power and pleasure of using rhymes, songs and stories together. In partnership with the Scarborough Centre Ontario Early Years Centre. Birth to 4 years old.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 11
Fri May 18
Fri May 25
Fri Jun 01
Fri Jun 08
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

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


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 04
Wed Apr 11
Wed Apr 18
Wed Apr 25
Wed May 02
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

Songs, stories and rhymes for children 19 months to 5 years with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 04
Wed Apr 11
Wed Apr 18
Wed Apr 25
Wed May 02
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 Feb 24
Thu Mar 01
Sat Mar 03
Thu Mar 08
Sat Mar 10
Icon of the event Family Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for an interactive early literacy course. Sessions include stories, rhymes, activities and much more. For parent/caregiver and children 19 months to 5 years.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 02
Fri Mar 09