Reading Programs & Storytimes

4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. James Town

Students Grades 1 to 6 requiring help with reading, homework, and study skills receive individualized help for one hour per week - Tuesdays or Thursdays. Free program. Registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 20
Thu Nov 22
Tue Nov 27
Thu Nov 29
Tue Dec 04
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Stories, songs and simple crafts for toddlers 19 to 35 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers. Registration begins Saturday, January 5, 2019. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 or visit the second f...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 22
Tue Jan 29
Tue Feb 05
Tue Feb 12
Tue Feb 19
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Listen to storybooks, sing along with favourite songs and make a craft to take home! Drop in every Saturday morning, rain or shine. All children accompanied by parents and caregivers are welcome, no registration required. For...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 05
Sat Jan 12
Sat Jan 19
Sat Jan 26
Sat Feb 02
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

This is a free half hour program that will include stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. This program will encourage a lifelong love of reading, build reading readin...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 23
Wed Jan 30
Wed Feb 06
Wed Feb 13
Wed Feb 20
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

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 eveni...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 10
Thu Jan 17
Thu Jan 24
Thu Jan 31
Thu Feb 07
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

UPDATE: this program will be cancelled from mid-November for approximately 2 months due to branch renovations. Similar programs are offered at the following branches: ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 19
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Stories, songs and rhymes for children 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Family Time runs from 10:30-11:00 AM, followed by Stay and Play from 11:00-11:30 AM.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 20
Tue Nov 27
Tue Dec 04
Tue Dec 11
Tue Dec 18
6:30 pm - 7:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: McGregor Park

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Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 20
Tue Nov 27
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Stories, songs and bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies up to 18 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers. Registration is currently full. For more information, please call the branch at 416-395-5750.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 23
Fri Nov 30
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

This 30 minute program consists of bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Registration is required. There is a limit of fifteen babies.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 21
Wed Nov 28