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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading To Reading (LTR)
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

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 Mondays at 5:...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 22
Mon Jan 29
Mon Feb 05
Mon Feb 12
Mon Feb 19
Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 10
Sat Feb 17
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:00 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Drop in for stories and morning fun. Enjoy tickles, rhymes and a small craft. No registration required. For children ages 19months - 3yrs. and their caregivers. Pop up location! Address 1884 Davenport Rd. Unit 2 (Police Partn...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 19
Fri Jan 26
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
Fri Feb 16
Icon of the event Shake, Shimmy, and Boogie
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Wychwood

A music and movement program combining songs, rhymes, dance, and stretching activities to get you and your child on your feet and moving during the winter season! Children will build motor skills, learn to identify patterns, ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Wychwood

Stories, songs & tickling rhymes for babies birth to 18 months and their caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 09
Fri Feb 16
Fri Feb 23
Icon of the event Family Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Come join us to read exciting stories, sing great songs and learn fun rhymes! Register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. 19 months-5 years. Registration begins Monday, March 5th.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 16
Mon Apr 23
Mon Apr 30
Mon May 07
Mon May 14
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Stories, fingerplays and songs for children 12 months to 23 months and their caregivers. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 17
Wed Jan 24
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
Wed Feb 14
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Rexdale

Come and join us for fun songs, rhymes, shaker time and a story for children and parents to enjoy! No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 19
Fri Jan 26
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
Fri Feb 16
Icon of the event Baby Time (10-18 months)
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from 10 to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Third Floor, Room B. Registration begins March 5th.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 18
Wed Apr 25
Wed May 02
Wed May 09
Wed May 16
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Is your child between Grades 1 and 6? Does your child need extra help to improve their reading skills? If so, then please join us for free hourly one on one individualised sessions with volunteers. Space is limited, please re...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 17
Wed Jan 24
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
Wed Feb 14

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.