Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 19
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 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 Family Literacy Day Storytime
Sat Jan 26, 2019 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Dawes Road

Stories, songs and literacy games plus a bookmark craft.

Icon of the event Family Storytime
10:15 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

Join us for stories for babies and children ages 0-5 years old with their parents/caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 18
Thu Oct 25
Thu Nov 01
Thu Nov 08
Thu Nov 15
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Stories, songs and crafts for children with their parents and caregivers. Suitable for children ages 3 and under. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Drop-in. No registration required. For more information, please call ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 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 Oct 18
Thu Oct 25
Thu Nov 01
Thu Nov 08
Thu Nov 15
Icon of the event Toddler Time
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Taylor Memorial

Familiarize your child with letters, numbers and colors at a staff-led storytime with stories, songs, rhymes and activities. For toddlers with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 11
Fri Jan 18
Fri Jan 25
Fri Feb 01
Fri Feb 08
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 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

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