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 Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing, and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. No Registration required. Call Riverdale Branch at 416-393-7720 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 26
Fri Nov 02
Fri Nov 09
Fri Nov 16
Icon of the event Family Drop-In
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

NOTE: There will be no Family Drop-In on May 10, 2018 and June 7, 2018.


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 Family Time
10:30 pm - 11:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Long Branch

Drop-in stories, songs and rhymes for children 5 years and under with their parent or caregiver.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 16
Fri Nov 23
Fri Nov 30
Fri Dec 07
Fri Dec 14
Icon of the event Family Storytime and Craft
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Songs, stories and rhymes for the whole family followed by a craft. Ages 0-6 and their parents or caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 20
Sat Oct 27
Sat Nov 03
Sat Nov 10
Sat Nov 17
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 Halloween Fun!
Sat Oct 27, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Riverdale

Create a spooky craft and have a SPOOKtacular good time! Come dressed up in your Halloween costume.

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

Drop-in stories, songs and rhymes for children 0-18 months and their parent or caregiver.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 26
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

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