Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Oct 19
Fri Oct 26
Fri Nov 02
Fri Nov 09
Fri Nov 16
Icon of the event Sunday Afternoon Fun!
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us for Sunday afternoon story time and activities such as crafts, LEGO, Snap Circuits and more.


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Oct 21
Sun Oct 28
Sun Nov 04
Sun Nov 11
Sun Nov 18
Icon of the event Pyjama Storytime
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 30
Tue Nov 27
Tue Dec 18
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 Oct 20
Sat Oct 27
Sat Nov 03
Sat Nov 10
Sat Nov 17
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

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 Thursday eveni...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 10
Thu Jan 17
Thu Jan 24
Thu Jan 31
Thu Feb 07
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Enjoy fun activities, stories, songs and rhymes at a staff-led storytime for the entire family. For children with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 20
Sat Oct 27
Sat Nov 03
Sat Nov 10
Sat Nov 17
Icon of the event Shakin'the Chute
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

It's parachute time, come and play with us!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 24
Wed Oct 31
Wed Nov 07
Wed Nov 14
Wed Nov 21
Icon of the event Family Literacy Day Storytime
Sat Jan 26, 2019 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Dawes Road

Stories, songs and literacy games plus a bookmark craft.

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 their parents or caregivers. This is a fully bilingual program, no prior knowledge of Italian is needed.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 23
Tue Oct 30
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 Oct 22
Mon Oct 29

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