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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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
Icon of the event Bugaboo
Tue Jul 03, 2018 | 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and a craft as we explore the small, yet fascinating world of insects. Suitable for children ages 3-5 with parent and/or caregiver. No registration required. Daycares with groups of 10 or mo...

Icon of the event Collecting Wonders
Tue Jul 10, 2018 | 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and a craft as we discover how collecting creates wonderment. 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 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 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 Infant Parent-Child Mother Goose
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Join us for a group experience where you will learn and enjoy the power and pleasure of using rhymes, songs and stories together. In partnership with the Scarborough Centre Ontario Early Years Centre. Birth to 4 years old.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 11
Fri May 18
Fri May 25
Fri Jun 01
Fri Jun 08
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join us on Wednesdays for stories, songs and fingerplays for children and their parents and caregivers from 10:30AM-11:00AM.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 30
Wed Jun 06
Wed Jun 13
Wed Jun 20
Wed Jun 27
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 Garden Storytime & Craft
Wed Aug 15, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Enjoy stories and a craft in the enchanted community garden behind Parkdale Library.

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join us on Wednesdays for stories, songs and fingerplays for children and their parents and caregivers from 10:30AM-11:00AM.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 25
Wed May 02
Wed May 09
Wed May 16
Wed May 23

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