Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 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 Saturday Family Storytime - Cancelled Oct 20
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Scarborough Civic Centre

Join library staff for stories, songs and rhymes to wake you up in the morning! Program is suitable for children 18 months to 5 years and their parents/caregivers. Drop in program.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 20
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 22
Mon Oct 29
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 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 21
Sun Oct 28
Sun Nov 04
Sun Nov 11
Sun Nov 18
Icon of the event Esso Family Math (Ages 3-6)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

A free program to help your child succeed in math, participate in number games and activities and help your child develop logical thinking skills. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 22
Mon Oct 29
Mon Nov 05
Mon Nov 12
Mon Nov 19
Icon of the event Storytime Play: The Pirate and the Penguin
Sat Dec 08, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Visit us on Saturday December 8th for a special storytime featuring local author Patricia Storms. A performance of Patricia's book ...

Icon of the event Halloween Party
Sat Oct 27, 2018 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Have a SPOOKtacular good time! Enjoy the wide variety of Halloween programs for children, teens, adults, and families taking place at the Barbara Frum Library.

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