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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Strega Nona
Tue Jul 03, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:40 pm
Location: High Park

Come and see the much loved Toronto Public Library puppet show, Strega Nona. Based upon the classic Tomie DePaola picture book of the same name, this hilarious romp through southern Italy will sure to delight audiences of all...

Icon of the event Power of Plants
Tue Jul 17, 2018 | 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Plants are powerful things! Explore these books, rhymes and activities to discover how plants and gardening can better the world around us. Suitable for children ages 3-5 with parent and/or caregiver. No registration requi...

Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, rhymes, finger plays, and action songs for toddlers ages 19 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 25
Icon of the event Paws 4 Reading
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 Apr 28
Sat May 12
Sat May 26
Sat Jun 09
Sat Jun 23
Icon of the event Drag Queen Storytime
Sat Jun 23, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Join us for a special story time filled with stories and songs presented by a Drag Queen to celebrate Pride month.

Icon of the event Some Buttons, Some String
Tue Jul 24, 2018 | 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and get creative with just a few buttons and a bit of string! Suitable for children ages 3-5 with parent and/or caregiver. No registration required. Daycares with groups of 10 or more, ple...

Icon of the event CANCELLED -Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Stories, fingerplays and songs for children 12 months to 23 months and their caregivers. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 25
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Victoria Village

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 13
Fri Jul 20
Fri Jul 27
Fri Aug 03
Icon of the event Family Time
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 May 05
Sat May 19
Sat Jun 02
Sat Jun 16
Sat Jun 30
Icon of the event Stories in the Park
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Join us for summer stories on the grass behind the library. This event is B.Y.O. blanket. In the event of rain, we will gather in the program room.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 03
Tue Jul 10
Tue Jul 17
Tue Jul 24
Tue Jul 31

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