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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 Music & Movement
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Highland Creek

This is an interactive program designed for families and their children ages birth to 6 years old. We welcome families and children, focusing on bouncing babies and terrific toddlers! Parents will become familiar with childre...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 27
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Highland Creek

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 Thursdays @ 6...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 22
Thu Mar 01
Thu Mar 08
Thu Mar 22
Thu Mar 29
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 Early Years
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodview Park

Join Woodview Park for 2 hours of play through songs, books, finger play, rhymes and lots of free playtime. This program is facilitated by Ontario Yearly Years staff. A healthy snack is provided for the children. The progr...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 21
Tue Feb 27
Wed Feb 28
Tue Mar 06
Wed Mar 07
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 Let's Learn Together
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Highland Creek

This interactive, drop-in program is designed for families and their children ages 0 - 6 years. Each week we will focus on developing creativity and imagination through various activities such as crafts, play and more.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 21
Wed Feb 28
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 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.

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