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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Leading to Reading
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

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 on Thursday eve...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 21
Thu Jun 28
Thu Jul 05
Thu Jul 12
Thu Jul 19
Icon of the event Creative Play
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Creative Play is an interactive drop-in program for children 0-6 years with their parents or caregivers. This program includes arts and crafts, stories, and circle time. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 21
Tue Jun 26
Thu Jun 28
Tue Jul 03
Thu Jul 05
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

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 on Thursday eve...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 21
Thu Jun 28
Thu Jul 05
Thu Jul 12
Thu Jul 19
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 Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us at Palmerston Branch for our weekly family time every Friday at 10:30 am. We have stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 22
Fri Jun 29
Fri Jul 06
Fri Jul 13
Fri Jul 20
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 Jun 22
Fri Jun 29
Icon of the event Readiness to Learn
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

This program is for children 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. It includes activities that improve cognitive thinking, motor skills, socialization and independence to help children feel more confident when starting sc...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 22
Fri Jun 29
Fri Jul 06
Fri Jul 13
Fri Jul 20
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, finger plays and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Registration begins April 23rd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 25
Icon of the event Leading To Reading (LTR)
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

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, on Mondays at 5:...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 25

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