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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 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 A Musical Puppet Show with Soli and Rob
Fri Mar 16, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Woodview Park

Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! A new musical puppet show where Soli tries to help Rob overcome his fear of bugs....

Icon of the event Malaika's Winter Carnival Storytime
Tue Feb 20, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Celebrate Caribbean culture with local author Nadia Hohn!...

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 Downsview Kids Book Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

If you are between the ages of 8 and 12 and love to read come join the Downsview Kids Book Club! Read fun books, play games and win cool prizes! Registration and library card required. Registration and first book pick-up will...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 28
Wed Apr 25
Wed May 30
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 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:
Sat Feb 17
Thu Feb 22
Sat Feb 24
Thu Mar 01
Sat Mar 03
Icon of the event Green Day at the Library!
Sat Mar 17, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Location: Parkdale

Celebrate all things Green in honour of St. Patrick's Day! Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories, and stay for craft. Don't forget to wear something green!...

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