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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 L'heure du conte/French storytime
11:15 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Venez vous amuser avec des histoires, des comptines, et des chansons en français. Pour les enfants de 4 à 8 ans. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 28
Icon of the event Italian Storytime
10:00 am - 10:40 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Ciao tutti! Stories, songs and rhymes in Italian and English for bimbi (children) 1-5 years and their parents or caregivers. This is a fully bilingual program, no prior knowledge of Italian is needed. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 24
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 French Storytime
10:00 am - 10:40 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Bonjour tout le monde! Stories, songs and rhymes in French and English for les enfants (children) 1-5 years and their parents or caregivers. This is a fully bilingual program, no prior knowledge of French is required. Drop ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 01
Tue May 08
Tue May 15
Tue May 22
Icon of the event Creative Movement
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Read and rock out with us in this storytime that focuses on music, movement and physical literacy. For children ages 2-5 years and their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 02
Mon Jul 09
Mon Jul 16
Mon Jul 23
Mon Jul 30
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 Italian Storytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Ciao tutti! Stories, songs and rhymes in Italian and English for bimbi (children) 1-5 years their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 05
Tue Jun 12
Tue Jun 19
Tue Jun 26

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