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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 13, 2018 - Sat Dec 22, 2018
Location: Jane/Sheppard

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 Saturday durin...

Icon of the event Music And Movement
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: College/Shaw

Join us at College/Shaw for a series of six Wednesday morning sessions of Music and Movement for Kids - enjoy rhymes, songs, dance and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 24
Icon of the event A Musical Puppet Show with Soli and Rob
Fri Mar 16, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Woodview Park

Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! A new musical puppet show where Soli tries to help Rob overcome his fear of bugs....

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maryvale

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, stories and songs for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by calling the branch at 416-396-8931 any time after February 15. Limit 20 babies with their careg...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 09
Fri Mar 16
Fri Mar 23
Fri Mar 30
Fri Apr 06
Icon of the event Toddler Time with Stay and Play
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Come join us at Downsview Library with your toddler for stories, songs and rhymes. Parents and toddlers are welcome to stay after toddler time to socialize and play with the toys we have available. Drop In. Ages 19-36 months....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 25
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 08
Thu Feb 15
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: College/Shaw

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes for babies and children ages 0 -5 years old with their parents/caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
Wed Feb 14
Wed Feb 21
Wed Feb 28
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Stories, songs and finger plays for children (18 months- 3 years) and their caregivers. Families are invited to Stay and Play from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Drop in; no registration needed. Program held in the Main Floor Meeting Room....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
Tue Feb 20
Icon of the event Family Time
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maryvale

A half hour of stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes for children from birth to age 5. Limited to 20 children with parents/caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 20
Sat Feb 17
Sat Mar 17
Sat Apr 14
Sat May 12
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

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


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 10
Icon of the event Family Literacy Month Family Time
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us for Family Literacy Month Family Time every Saturday in January! Enjoy literacy based activities, stories, rhymes and songs. No registration required, drop in. Recommended for ages 0-5 years.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27

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