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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Baby Time
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. There is a limit of fifteen babies.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 12
Wed Sep 19
Wed Sep 26
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 10
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join us on Saturdays for stories, songs and fingerplays for children and their parents and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 01
Sat Sep 22
Sat Oct 06
Sat Oct 20
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

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 Tuesday and S...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 26
Tue Jul 03
Tue Jul 10
Tue Jul 17
Tue Jul 24
Icon of the event The Cat in the Hat Day
Fri Jul 06, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Flemingdon Park

"The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." - Dr. Seuss...

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

Songs, stories, and tickling rhymes for children ages 19 months and up and their caregivers. Registration not required. Please call 416-393-7706 for details.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 29
Fri Jul 06
Fri Jul 13
Fri Jul 20
Fri Jul 27
Icon of the event STEM Storytime
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Join us for a special STEM Storytime series. Listen to stories and songs, try simple fun hands-on experiments and concepts in science, technology, engineering and math. For children ages 3-5 with a caregiver. Parents or careg...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 14
Sat Jul 21
Sat Jul 28
Sat Aug 04
Icon of the event Drag Queen Story Time
Wed Jul 11, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Perth/Dupont

Join us for a fun filled action packed Drag Queen Story Time...

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join us on Wednesdays for stories, songs and fingerplays for children and their parents and caregivers from 10:30AM-11:00AM.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 27
Wed Jul 04
Wed Jul 11
Wed Jul 18
Wed Jul 25
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. No reg...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 14
Sat Aug 11
Sat Sep 22
Sat Oct 20
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 29
Fri Jul 06
Fri Jul 13
Fri Jul 20
Fri Jul 27

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