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 26
Fri Nov 02
Fri Nov 09
Fri Nov 16
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 Oct 25
Thu Nov 01
Thu Nov 08
Thu Nov 15
Thu Nov 22
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 27
Sat Nov 03
Sat Nov 10
Sat Nov 17
Sat Nov 24
Icon of the event Family Storytime & Craft
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft to follow! For children with their parents or caregivers. All ages. Drop-in only.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 24
Wed Oct 31
Wed Nov 07
Wed Nov 14
Wed Nov 21
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 29
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. For ages 5 and up.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 23
Tue Oct 30
Tue Nov 06
Tue Nov 13
Tue Nov 20
Icon of the event Halloween Fun!
Sat Oct 27, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Riverdale

Create a spooky craft and have a SPOOKtacular good time! Come dressed up in your Halloween costume.

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 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 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 28
Sun Nov 04
Sun Nov 11
Sun Nov 18
Sun Nov 25

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