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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us for Saturday Family Time. Enjoy songs, stories, rhymes and bounces for children ages 0-5. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 28
Sat May 05
Sat May 12
Sat May 19
Sat May 26
Icon of the event Sharing Métis Stories
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Together we will read a Métis story and talk about the lessons it can teach us. Followed by a craft activity that shares teachings and cultural knowledge from the story.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 02
Sat Jun 09
Sat Jun 16
Sat Jun 23
Icon of the event BabyTime & Living and Learning with Baby with Toronto Public Health
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 12 months with their parents or caregivers. After a Toronto Public Health nurse will lead a discussion on a variety of topics including parent...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 16
Wed May 23
Wed May 30
Wed Jun 06
Wed Jun 13
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 May 02
Wed May 09
Wed May 16
Wed May 23
Wed May 30
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us at Palmerston Branch for our weekly family time every Friday at 10:30 am from Sept 8 - Dec 15. We'll have stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 27
Fri May 04
Fri May 11
Fri May 18
Fri May 25
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing, and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 03
Thu May 10
Thu May 17
Thu May 24
Thu May 31
Icon of the event Passionate about...Music
Sat Jul 07, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Location: Runnymede

Unleash your passions with our feature title. Listen to ...

Icon of the event Pyjama Time
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Stories and songs for children of all ages and their caregivers. Every Wednesday evening from 7-7:30 p.m. No registration required, just drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 02
Wed May 09
Wed May 16
Wed May 23
Wed May 30
Icon of the event Passionate about...Play
Sat Aug 04, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Location: Runnymede

Unleash your passions with our feature title. Listen to ...

Icon of the event Stories in the Park
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Join us for summer stories on the grass behind the library. This event is B.Y.O. blanket. In the event of rain, we will gather in the program room.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 03
Tue Jul 10
Tue Jul 17
Tue Jul 24
Tue Jul 31

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