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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading To Reading (LTR)
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

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 Mondays at 5:...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 25
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 Jun 25
Mon Jul 02
Mon Jul 09
Mon Jul 16
Mon Jul 23
Icon of the event Passionate about Play
Sat Aug 04, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Location: Runnymede

Unleash your passions with our feature title. Listen to ...

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 Paws 4 Stories
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Take turns reading stories to Troy, a certified Paws Therapy golden retriever, alongside his handler Shelli. All children are welcome.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 04
Wed Jul 11
Wed Jul 18
Wed Jul 25
Wed Aug 01
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Every Saturday (except during special seasonal programming), 10:30-11:00am. Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes with a small activity afterwards. Bring the whole family for some fun. Drop in, recommended for children ages 0-5 yea...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 07
Sat Jul 14
Sat Jul 21
Sat Jul 28
Sat Aug 04
Icon of the event The Cat in the Hat Day
Fri Jul 06, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Flemingdon Park

"The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." - Dr. Seuss...

Icon of the event Storytime at Hubbard Park
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Join us for stories, songs & rhymes on Fridays at Hubbard Park!!!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 06
Fri Jul 13
Fri Jul 20
Fri Jul 27
Fri Aug 03
Icon of the event Indigenous Storytelling with Maya-waasige
Sat Sep 15, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Join indigenous storyteller Maya-waasige (John Keeshig) as he shares traditional Ojibwe, Boodawaadomi and Anishnaabe tales. Ages 6+.

Icon of the event Summer Storytime at Ferrand Drive Park
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

Come join us from Flemingdon Park Library for stories, songs and rhymes on Thursdays!! For children with parents and/or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 05
Thu Jul 12
Thu Jul 19
Thu Jul 26
Thu Aug 02

Picture books, chapter books & audiobooks for kids 12 and under