Reading Programs & Storytimes

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

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 28
Fri Oct 05
Fri Oct 12
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 Oct 06
Sat Oct 13
Sat Oct 20
Sat Oct 27
Sat Nov 03
Icon of the event STEM Storytime
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

It's never too early to start having fun with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math! With a parent or caregiver, children from ages 3 to 5 are invited to explore early STEM concepts, ignite curiosity and have fun.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 22
Sat Sep 29
Icon of the event Baby Time
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 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 Preschool Time
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 31 months - 5 years with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot (in person or by telephone) Sept. 24 - Oct. 6. Draw after Oct. 9.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 18
Thu Oct 25
Thu Nov 01
Thu Nov 08
Thu Nov 15
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 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) Sept. 24 - Oct. 6. Dra...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 23
Tue Oct 30
Tue Nov 06
Tue Nov 13
Tue Nov 20
Icon of the event Paws 4 Stories
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Take turns reading stories to Troy, a certified Paws Therapy golden retriever, alongside his handler Shelli. For ages 5 and up.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 16
Tue Oct 23
Tue Oct 30
Tue Nov 06
Tue Nov 13
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 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 Sep 29
Sat Oct 13
Sat Oct 27

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