Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 18 months to 30 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot (in person or by telephone) Sept. 24 - Oct. 6. Draw after Oct. 9.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 21
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 or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 21
Wed Nov 28
Wed Dec 05
Wed Dec 12
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) Jan. 7 - Jan. 19. Draw...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 29
Tue Feb 05
Tue Feb 12
Tue Feb 19
Tue Feb 26
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

UPDATE: this program will be cancelled from mid-November for approximately 2 months due to branch renovations. Similar programs are offered at the following branches:...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 20
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maryvale

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, stories and songs for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop in. Limit 20 babies with their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 23
Fri Nov 30
Fri Dec 07
Thu Nov 29, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Parliament Street

For November's puppet show the Parliament Street Library presents: The Name of the Tree, a Bantu tale. When the other animals fail at the task, the slow but wise turtle finds a way to obtain the bountiful fruits of a magic tr...

Thu Dec 20, 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. ...

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us for Sunday afternoon story time and activities such as crafts, LEGO, Snap Circuits and more.


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Nov 25
Sun Dec 02
Sun Dec 09
Sun Dec 16
Sun Jan 06
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

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 eveni...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 22
Thu Nov 29
Thu Dec 06
Thu Dec 13
Thu Dec 20
Sat Dec 08, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Maryvale

Join us for some children's stories celebrating this festive season. Drop in.

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