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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Time
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Families are welcomed to come and celebrate some of the things that we love or maybe discover a new favourite at this "Ready for Reading" Storytime. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 19
Thu Jul 26
Thu Aug 02
Thu Aug 09
Thu Aug 16
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 Jul 19
Thu Jul 26
Thu Aug 02
Thu Aug 09
Thu Aug 16
Icon of the event Baby Time
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

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


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 19
Thu Jul 26
Thu Aug 02
Thu Aug 09
Thu Aug 16
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Come join us for some fun songs, stories and rhymes! Meet new friends and have some fun in the library! Ages 0-5. Parent or caregiver participation required. Drop In. **Please note there will be no Family Time on August 16.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 19
Thu Jul 26
Thu Aug 02
Thu Aug 09
Thu Aug 23
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 Jul 19
Thu Jul 26
Thu Aug 02
Thu Aug 09
Thu Aug 16
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 Jul 20
Fri Jul 27
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 Jul 20
Fri Jul 27
Fri Aug 03
Fri Aug 10
Fri Aug 17
Icon of the event Creative Art
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Children will have the opportunity to create their own special craft using materials of different shapes, sizes and colors. Show & Tell is also a component of this program, in which children will have a chance to discuss thei...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 20
Fri Jul 27
Fri Aug 03
Fri Aug 10
Fri Aug 17
Icon of the event Read to Me
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Join us for a special summertime version of our popular Family Time program. Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and craft activities that are based on this year's TD Summer Reading Club theme.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 20
Fri Jul 27
Fri Aug 03
Icon of the event Storytime at Hubbard Park
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Join us for stories, songs & rhymes on Fridays at Hubbard Park!!!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 20
Fri Jul 27
Fri Aug 03
Fri Aug 10
Fri Aug 17

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