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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

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. Children must fi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 24
Icon of the event Baby Time and Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. Drop in program.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 05
Fri Oct 12
Icon of the event Saturday Storytelling
Sat Jul 21, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Bridlewood

Celebrate the art of storytelling!...

Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Stories, fingerplays and songs for children 19 - 36 months and their caregivers. Drop in program, for more information visit or call the branch at 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 20
Icon of the event Feed Your Passion(s) - Kids' Program
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Four weeks of fun related to this year's TD Summer Reading Club! ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 17
Tue Jul 24
Tue Jul 31
Tue Aug 07
Icon of the event Baby Time
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Tickles, bounces and songs for children from birth to 18 months of age. Drop in program, for more information visit or call the branch at 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 21
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
Icon of the event Some Buttons, Some String
Tue Jul 24, 2018 | 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and get creative with just a few buttons and a bit of string! Suitable for children ages 3-5 with parent and/or caregiver. No registration required. Daycares with groups of 10 or more, ple...

Icon of the event Book Buddies
10:00 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Preschoolers & kindergarteners 3-5 years of age experience stories in many different ways and have fun reading and creating crafts. Register @ 416-394-2424, ext 225. Presented by Yorktown Child & Family Centre.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 25
Mon Jul 09
Mon Jul 16
Mon Jul 23
Mon Jul 30
Icon of the event Story Stretchers
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

Presented by EarlyON Child and Family Centre staff. This is a drop-in interactive program for children ages 0-6 years old and their parents/caregivers. Each week focuses on a story book that will be followed by a craft, table...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 18

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