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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Time
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Deer Park

Share some of the very best stories, rhymes, songs, and verses! For babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 01
Mon Oct 08
Mon Oct 15
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
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Deer Park

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, finger plays and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 10
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 Indigenous Storytelling with Maya-waasige
Sat Sep 15, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Join indigenous storyteller Maya-waasige (John Keeshig) as he shares traditional Ojibwe, Boodawaadomi and Anishnaabe tales. Ages 6+.

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 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 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