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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Readiness to Learn
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

This program is for children 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. It includes activities that improve cognitive thinking, motor skills, socialization and independence to help children feel more confident when starting sc...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 02
Fri Mar 09
Fri Mar 16
Fri Mar 23
Fri Mar 30
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 Creative Play
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Creative Play is an interactive drop-in program for children 0-6 years with their parents or caregivers. This program includes arts and crafts, stories, and circle time. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 27
Thu Mar 01
Tue Mar 06
Thu Mar 08
Tue Mar 13
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 Mar 01
Sat Mar 03
Thu Mar 08
Sat Mar 10
Thu Mar 15
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 Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us for an 8-week session of stories, songs, and rhymes for children from 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 28
Icon of the event Malvern Family Book Club
Sat Mar 03, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Malvern

Join us on Saturday, March 3rd as we talk about ...

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us for an 8-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 02
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 Mar 02
Fri Mar 09
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 Mar 02
Fri Mar 09
Fri Mar 16
Fri Mar 23
Fri Mar 30

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