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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Enjoy fun activities, stories, songs and rhymes at a staff-led storytime for the entire family. For children with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 25
Sat Sep 01
Sat Sep 08
Sat Sep 15
Sat Sep 22
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11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Come join us this summer for bouncing songs, stories and rhymes! Ages 0-18 months. Parent or caregiver participation required. Drop In.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 21
Tue Aug 28
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11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Drop in and read to Percy the therapy dog a story. All children welcome.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 15
Sat Sep 29
Sat Oct 13
Sat Oct 27
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11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Come join us for some fun songs, stories and rhymes! Meet new friends and have some fun in the library! Ages 0-5. Parent or caregiver participation required. Drop In. **Please note there will be no Family Time on August 16.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 23
Thu Aug 30
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Wed Sep 19, 2018 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Malvern

It's National Science Reading Day and we are celebrating with a special Science storytime! Come enjoy some stories about Science, learn some new songs, and complete a craft activity! ...

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10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Stories, songs and rhymes in French and English pour les enfants ages 1-5 years and their parents/caregivers. This is a bilingual program, prior knowledge of French is not required. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 06
Thu Sep 13
Icon of the event Indigenous Storytelling with Maya-waasige
Sat Sep 15, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Join us for this celebration of indigenous culture with storyteller Maya-waasige ("The Man From the Upright Light") as he shares traditional Ojibwe, Boodawaadomi and Anishnaabe tales. Recommended for ages 6+. Adults welcome.

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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join us on Saturdays for stories, songs and fingerplays for children and their parents and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 25
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 12
Fri Oct 19
Fri Oct 26
Fri Nov 02
Fri Nov 09
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Tue Sep 25, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: High Park

Introduce your child to sounds and actions at a staff-led storytime with bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories. For babies with their parents or caregivers.

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