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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maryvale

A half hour of stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes for children from birth to age 5. Limited to 20 children with parents/caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 23
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10:30 am - 11:10 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Lawrence

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


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 20
Wed Jun 27
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10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration required. Please note: no program on Apr. 28 or May 26.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 23
Icon of the event Wacky Wednesdays - Dr. Seuss Day
Wed Jul 04, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Locke

Stories, activities, crafts, and fun for ages 2 1/2 to 5 yrs. Pick up a ticket at the desk half an hour before the program starts. Daycares, day camps and groups must phone in advance to book space.

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2:00 pm - 3:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brentwood

Reading Buddies is an informal reading practice program for children in grades 1-6.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 09
Mon Jul 16
Mon Jul 23
Mon Jul 30
Mon Aug 13
Icon of the event Drag Queen Storytime
Sat Jun 23, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In celebration of Pride, this special storytime features drag performance artists Fay Slift & Fluffy Soufflé!...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

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 eve...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 21
Thu Jun 28
Thu Jul 05
Thu Jul 12
Thu Jul 19
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eglinton Square

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 07
Fri Sep 14
Fri Sep 21
Fri Sep 28
Fri Oct 05
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

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 eve...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 21
Thu Jun 28
Thu Jul 05
Thu Jul 12
Thu Jul 19
Icon of the event Paws 4 Reading
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Drop in and read to Percy the therapy dog a story. All children welcome.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 23

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