Reading Programs & Storytimes

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

A Ready for Reading program. Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, puppets, and stories for babies from birth to 17 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot (in person or by telephone) Jan. 7 - Jan. 19. Draw...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 29
Tue Feb 05
Tue Feb 12
Icon of the event Sing Together! Mindfulness Singalongs
Fri Nov 30, 2018 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Learn about mindfulness in a fun, hands on, musical way-with simple, easy-to-remember techniques for reducing stress. ...

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

Songs, stories, and rhymes for children ages 10-18 months with their parents and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 25
Thu Nov 01
Thu Nov 08
Thu Nov 15
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Children with reading difficulties receive help for one hour a week with a volunteer. Registration is required, space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 03
Sat Jan 05
Thu Jan 10
Sat Jan 12
Thu Jan 17
Icon of the event Baby Time - FULL
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 Oct 26
Fri Nov 02
Fri Nov 09
Fri Nov 16
Fri Nov 23
Icon of the event Music and Movement
Thu Nov 22, 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 Halloween Toddler Time
Wed Oct 31, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Victoria Village

Halloween stories, songs, rhymes and a craft for children age 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. Wear your costumes!

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 Oct 27
Sat Nov 03
Sat Nov 10
Sat Nov 17
Sat Nov 24
Icon of the event Family Time
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
Icon of the event Family Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Brentwood

Stories and songs for children of all ages and parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 27
Sat Nov 03
Sat Nov 10
Sat Nov 17
Sat Nov 24

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