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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Fun with Numbers
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us with our friends from the Malvern Family Resource Centre as we explore numbers in a variety of fun and interactive ways. From number puzzles, counting toys, flash cards and much more!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 23
Icon of the event STEM Storytime
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

It is never too early to start having fun with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math! With a parent or caregiver, children aged 3-5 are invited to explore early STEM concepts, ignite curiosity and have fun. Registration b...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 24
Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 03, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

The library's own storytellers entertain and delight audiences of all ages. This event is part of the 2018 Toronto Storytelling Festival. For more information, contact the branch.

Icon of the event Family Time
10:15 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Deer Park

Drop-in for stories, songs, rhymes, and dancing during Family Time storytimes....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 20
Tue Feb 27
Icon of the event Stories Without Borders: South African Folktales
Thu Mar 22, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Gcina Mhlophe is one of South Africa's most beloved storytellers, children's writers, and literacy advocates. This event is part of the Stories Without Borders series of the 2018 Toronto Storytelling Festival. For more inform...

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

Stories, songs and simple crafts for toddlers 19 to 35 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers. Registration begins Monday, January 8, 2018. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 or visit the second flo...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 26
Mon Mar 05
Icon of the event Baby Time 2
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Afternoon stories, songs and bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies up to 18 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers. Registration begins Saturday, April 7, 2018. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 20
Fri Apr 27
Fri May 04
Fri May 11
Fri May 18
Icon of the event Early Years
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodview Park

Join Woodview Park for 2 hours of play through songs, books, finger play, rhymes and lots of free playtime. This program is facilitated by Ontario Yearly Years staff. A healthy snack is provided for the children. The progr...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 20
Wed Feb 21
Tue Feb 27
Wed Feb 28
Tue Mar 06
Icon of the event Baby Time
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Deer Park

Bring your babies for nursery rhymes, stories, songs, bounces, and tickles....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 21
Wed Feb 28
Icon of the event Stories Without Borders: The Shipmates of Captain McCow
Thu Mar 22, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Fairview

Eric Borrias is a Dutch storyteller who entertains, enthralls and entices with his original stories. This event is part of the Stories Without Borders series of the 2018 Toronto Storytelling Festival. For more information, co...

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