Reading Programs & Storytimes

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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in program, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 10
Wed Oct 17
Wed Oct 24
Icon of the event STEM Storytime
Sat Sep 22, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join us for special STEM Storytime during Science Literacy Week. Listen to stories and songs, try simple, fun hands-on experiments. Parents or caregivers must attend with children.

Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bayview

Stories, rhymes and songs. For children 5 and under and their parents/guardians. Family Time will be held bi-weekly starting March 14, 2018.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 26
Wed Oct 10
Wed Oct 24
Wed Nov 07
Wed Nov 21
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Enjoy fun activities, stories, songs and rhymes at a staff-led storytime for the entire family. For children with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 22
Sat Sep 29
Sat Oct 06
Sat Oct 13
Sat Oct 20
Icon of the event  Baby Time
10:30 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: McGregor Park

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 28
Fri Oct 05
Fri Oct 12
Fri Oct 19
Fri Oct 26
Icon of the event  Family Book Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Calling all reading families! Join us each month to discuss gret children's books. Conversation will be followed by a simple activity/craft. Copies of each month's book will be available at the branch. All are welcome. Drop i...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 22
Sat Oct 20
Sat Nov 17
Mon Dec 17
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children from birth to age 5 with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 22
Sat Sep 29
Sat Oct 06
Sat Oct 13
Sat Oct 20
Icon of the event Music and Movement
Thu Sep 27, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Combines songs, rhymes, dance, and stretching activities to get children on their feet and moving. Children will develop motor skills, learn to identify patterns, and explore their creativity. ...

Icon of the event Puppet Show - Nail Soup
Thu Sep 27, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Parliament Street

Join us at Parliament for our monthly puppet show! This month's show will be Nail Soup, a show that recounts the popular folktale sometimes known as Stone Soup. This rendition is taken from Eric Maddern's ...

Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers with parents or caregivers. For children 18 months and older.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 26
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 10
Wed Oct 17