Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Jan 20
Sun Jan 27
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Do you need a little more time to unwind and relax before bedtime? Come and enjoy our Stories and Crafts Before Bedtime. This 45 minute story-time session includes bedtime themed stories, songs, rhymes and crafts for children...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 15
Fri Mar 22
Fri Mar 29
Fri Apr 05
Fri Apr 12
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) Jan. 7 - Jan. 19. Draw after Jan. 21.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 30
Wed Feb 06
Wed Feb 13
Wed Feb 20
Wed Feb 27
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) Jan. 7 - Jan. 19. Draw after Jan. 21.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 31
Thu Feb 07
Thu Feb 14
Thu Feb 21
Thu Feb 28
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 Mar 07
Sat Mar 09
Thu Mar 14
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

This program is for children 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. It includes activities that improve cognitive thinking, motor skills, socialization and independence to help children feel more confident when starting sc...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 18
Fri Jan 25
Fri Feb 01
Fri Feb 08
Fri Feb 15
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 Jan 19
Sat Jan 26
Sat Feb 02
Sat Feb 09
Sat Feb 16
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm 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:
Thu Jan 24
Thu Jan 31
Thu Feb 07
Thu Feb 14
Thu Feb 21
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Beaches

Age-appropriate story time sessions for children aged 19 to 36 months. Songs, rhymes and stories that help build early literacy skills and encourage a lifelong love of reading. This program will develop your child's reading r...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 21
Tue Jan 22
Mon Jan 28
Tue Jan 29
Mon Feb 04
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Join Parliament Street Library for a monthly puppet show! For children accompanied by a caregiver. Drop-in, no registration required. Large group please call ahead to confirm your attendance. For more information, please cont...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 18

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