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Icon of the event CANCELLED : Palmerston Players Presents: Cinderella
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Palmerston

Will she get to go to the ball? What about her glass slippers? Does the Prince find her? Join us on Tuesday March 13, 2018 from 2:00-2:45 for a wonderful puppet show that tells the story of Cinderella. Before the show begins ...

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. DROP IN.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 10
Sat Mar 17
Sat Mar 24
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 12 months with a parent or caregiver. No registration required. Drop into the children's department on the 2nd floor.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 20
Tue Feb 27
Tue Mar 06
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 Apr 30
Mon May 07
Mon May 14
Mon May 21
Mon May 28
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 Feb 24
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 10
Sat Mar 17
Sat Mar 24
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maryvale

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, stories and songs for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by calling the branch at 416-396-8931. Limit 20 babies with their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 06
Fri Apr 13
Fri Apr 20
Fri Apr 27
Fri May 04
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 from Sept 8 - Dec 15. We'll have stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 23
Fri Mar 02
Fri Mar 09
Fri Mar 16
Fri Mar 23
Icon of the event Stories Without Borders: Stories of Kings and Fools
Thu Mar 22, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

International storyteller Sahand Sahebdivani brings together his Persian and Dutch cultures to tell personal and traditional stories. For more information, contact the branch.

Icon of the event Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from 12 months to 24 months old with a parent or caregiver. No registration required. Drop into the children's department on the 2nd floor.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 21
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 07
Icon of the event Cindy Cook from Polka Dot Door:  Sing'n Spell
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

A musical participation concert using puppets, songs, spelling games, dancing, riddles and different languages to show children of all ages that reading is FUN!...