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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Paws 4 Reading
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Come read to Percy the therapy dog in the children's area. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 03
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 Feb 23
Icon of the event Ready for Reading: Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Black Creek

Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 23
Fri Mar 02
Fri Mar 09
Fri Mar 16
Fri Mar 23
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

Join us for bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from Birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Please visit the Davenport Library or call 416-393-7732 to register. Registration opens Janua...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 23
Fri Mar 02
Fri Mar 09
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 pm - 11:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing, and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 22
Thu Mar 01
Thu Mar 08
Thu Mar 22
Thu Mar 29
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us for a 5-week session of bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 23
Fri Mar 30
Fri Apr 06
Fri Apr 13
Fri Apr 20
Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 03, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

The library's own storytellers entertain and delight audiences of all ages. This event is part of the 2018 Toronto Storytelling Festival. For more information, contact the branch.

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Children with reading difficulties receive help for one hour a week with a volunteer. Registration is required, space is limited. Register at the Parkdale Branch....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 22
Sat Feb 24
Thu Mar 01
Sat Mar 03
Thu Mar 08
Icon of the event Stories Without Borders: South African Folktales
Thu Mar 22, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Gcina Mhlophe is one of South Africa's most beloved storytellers, children's writers, and literacy advocates. This event is part of the Stories Without Borders series of the 2018 Toronto Storytelling Festival. For more inform...

Icon of the event Family Time with Early Years Centre
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Centennial

A two hour fun filled morning for the whole family. Rhymes, stories, finger plays and lots of playtime....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 21
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 07
Wed Mar 14
Wed Mar 21

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