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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Spanish Storytime
Fri Jun 22, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Fort York

Songs and stories for babies and young children in Spanish and English. Children 0-5 years. Drop in only.

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 Family Story Time
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Perth/Dupont

Rhymes, stories and songs for preschoolers (0 to 5yrs) and their caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 22
Fri Jul 13
Fri Jul 20
Fri Jul 27
Fri Aug 03
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 Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fort York

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 23
Sat Jun 30
Sat Jul 07
Sat Jul 14
Sat Jul 21
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
Icon of the event Bilingual Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fort York

English and French bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies and their caregivers. Drop in, no registration required. If you have any questions, please call the branch at 416-393-6240.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 25
Mon Jul 09
Mon Jul 16
Mon Jul 23
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 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:
Tue Jun 26
Thu Jun 28
Tue Jul 03
Thu Jul 05
Tue Jul 10

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