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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 10
Sat Feb 17
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 13, 2018 - Sat Dec 22, 2018
Location: Jane/Sheppard

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 Saturday durin...

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 Jan 25
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 08
Thu Feb 15
Thu Feb 22
Icon of the event Handle With Care
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

Handle with Care is a program for children and the their caregivers. It uses activities, games and discussions to enrich the social and emotional well-being of children from birth to 6 years as well as their caregivers. Throu...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 07
Wed Mar 14
Wed Mar 21
Wed Mar 28
Wed Apr 04
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brookbanks

Stories, fingerplays & action rhymes for young children, ages 19 months to 3 years and their parents, grandparents or caregivers. A drop-in program. Registration not required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 24
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
Wed Feb 14
Wed Feb 21
Icon of the event Family Literacy Day Storytime and Craft
Sat Jan 27, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home in celebration of Family Literacy Day. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.

Icon of the event Saturday Stories
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brentwood

Stories and songs for children of all ages and parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 10
Sat Feb 17
Icon of the event Family Literacy Day Puppet Show!
Sat Jan 27, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The Lillian H. Smith puppeteers welcome you to a puppet show based on the retelling of an old folktale, NAIL SOUP. A traveler stopping at a lonely cottage pulls a rusty nail from his pocket and starts to make nail soup for a ...

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Stories, songs, and rhymes for young children and their parents/caregivers. No registration required. Drop in!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 10
Sat Feb 17
Icon of the event Family Storytelling Festival
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join us for a weekend of afternoon stories for the whole family. Storytellers will share captivating stories from around the world, celebrating our diversity. This festival is funded by the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigra...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 17
Sun Feb 18