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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Paws 4 Reading
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Drop in and read to Percy the therapy dog a story. All children welcome.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 28
Sat May 12
Sat May 26
Sat Jun 09
Sat Jun 23
Icon of the event Baby Time and Living and Learning With Baby
11:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us at Downsview Library for stories, songs, bounces and rhymes. Drop In. Ages 0-18 months. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 24
Tue May 01
Tue May 08
Tue May 15
Tue May 22
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 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 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 Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Stories, songs and rhymes for Toddlers 18 to 36 months and their parents or caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 26
Thu May 03
Thu May 10
Thu May 17
Thu May 24
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 21
Sat Apr 28
Sat May 05
Sat May 12
Sat May 19
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parent or caregiver.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 25
Wed May 02
Wed May 09
Wed May 16
Wed May 23
Icon of the event Family Circle Time
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Join the Jane/Finch EarlyON Child and Family Centre staff in Family Circle Time which offers children ages 0-6 and their caregivers an opportunity to use creative materials and explore various activities that support early de...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 23
Mon Apr 30
Mon May 07
Mon May 14
Mon May 21

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