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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Get Ready for Mother's Day
Sat May 05, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Let's celebrate Mom with stories, songs and a special craft. Age 4 and up. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Kamishibai Story Time and Craft
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Fort York

Storytelling done in a traditional Japanese style with story boards and a miniature stage. Afterwards, join us for a craft. For children ages 0-8. Drop in. No registration required.

Icon of the event Italian Storytime
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Ciao tutti! Stories, songs and rhymes in Italian and English for bimbi (children) 1-5 years their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 05
Tue Jun 12
Tue Jun 19
Icon of the event Father's Day Storytime
Sat Jun 16, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Join us for stories, songs and make a craft to take home for Dad! Age 4 and up. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Pyjama Time
6:00 pm - 6:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their caregivers. Registration not required. Please call 416-393-7706 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 26
Mon Mar 05
Mon Mar 12
Mon Mar 19
Mon Mar 26
Icon of the event March Break: Make and Take a Bookmark
Mon Mar 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Wychwood

Join us for a special March Break bookmark-making craft session. Children have the opportunity to make up to three different bookmark designs, or to come up with their very own creation(s)! ...

Icon of the event Parachute Play
Mon Mar 12, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Location: Richview

It's parachute time, come and play with us! For children ages 2-5 years and their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.

Icon of the event Shake, Shimmy, and Boogie: March Break Edition
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Wychwood

A music and movement program combining songs, rhymes, dance, and stretching activities to get children on their feet and moving. Children will develop motor skills, learn to identify patterns, and explore their creativity. ...

Icon of the event Baby Time (Birth-9 Months)
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 9 months with their parents and caregivers. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Birth-9 Months. Third Floor, Room B.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 07
Wed Mar 14
Wed Mar 21
Wed Mar 28
Icon of the event Story Time With Mom
10:00 pm - 10:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Attention Moms, Grandmas, Aunts and Preschoolers! Please join us for a story time with books, rhymes and songs. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Ages 5 and under. Main Floor, Story Room. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 10
Sat Mar 24

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