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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 25
Wed May 02
Wed May 09
Wed May 16
Wed May 23
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
Icon of the event Conte-moi ça
Tue Jul 10, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Que se passe-t-il lorsqu'on prend un livre de contes de fées et qu'on le brasse un peu? Dans un spectacle interactif interprété par des comédiens improvisateurs chevronnées, mais mené par l'imaginaire des enfants, des contes ...

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 Rainbow Storytime
Sat Jun 09, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Fairview

Join us for stories, songs, and crafts to celebrate National Pride Month, all kinds of families, and all gender-fabulous children! ...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

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 Tuesday and S...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 24
Tue May 01
Tue May 08
Tue May 15
Tue May 22
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Listen to storybooks, sing along with favourite songs and make a craft to take home! Drop in every Saturday morning, rain or shine. All children accompanied by parents and caregivers are welcome, no registration required. For...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 07
Sat Jul 14
Sat Jul 21
Sat Jul 28
Sat Aug 04
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 Apr 25
Wed May 02
Wed May 09
Wed May 16
Wed May 23
Icon of the event Downsview Kids Book Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

If you are between the ages of 8 to 10 and love to read come join the Downsview Kids Book Club! Read fun books, play games and win cool prizes! Registration and library card required. Registration is on-going and the next boo...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 25
Wed May 30
Icon of the event Baby Time 1
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 27
Fri May 04
Fri May 11
Fri May 18
Fri May 25

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