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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us for Saturday Family Time every Saturday. Enjoy songs, stories, rhymes and bounces for children ages 0-5. Drop in, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 07
Sat Apr 14
Sat Apr 21
Sat Apr 28
Sat May 05
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 Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Songs, stories and rhymes for children ages 19 months to 36 months with their parents or caregivers. No registration required. Call Riverdale Branch at 416-393-7720 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 26
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
Fri Feb 16
Fri Feb 23
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 Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing, and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. No Registration required. Call Riverdale Branch at 416-393-7720 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 06
Fri Apr 13
Fri Apr 20
Fri Apr 27
Fri May 04
Icon of the event Fun with Numbers
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us with our friends from the Malvern Family Resource Centre as we explore numbers in a variety of fun and interactive ways. From number puzzles, counting toys, flash cards and much more!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 26
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
Fri Feb 16
Fri Feb 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 and 12 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 and first book pick-up will...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 28
Wed Apr 25
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
Icon of the event Early Years
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodview Park

Join Woodview Park for 2 hours of play through songs, books, finger play, rhymes and lots of free playtime. This program is facilitated by Ontario Yearly Years staff. A healthy snack is provided for the children. The progr...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 23
Wed Jan 24
Tue Jan 30
Wed Jan 31
Tue Feb 06

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