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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Time
11:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 10
Sat Mar 17
Sat Mar 24
Icon of the event St. Patrick's Day Celebration
Fri Mar 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Wear something green and join us for Irish stories, songs and a craft. Please register at the branch or by calling 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Paws 4 Reading
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Come read to Percy the therapy dog in the children's area. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 03
Icon of the event Fun with Numbers
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us with our friends from the Malvern Family Resource Centre as we explore numbers in a variety of fun and interactive ways. From number puzzles, counting toys, flash cards and much more!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 23
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maryvale

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, stories and songs for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by calling the branch at 416-396-8931. Limit 20 babies with their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 06
Fri Apr 13
Fri Apr 20
Fri Apr 27
Fri May 04
Icon of the event Baby Time
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Tickles, bounces and songs for children from birth to 11 months of age. To register, visit or call the Branch at 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 22
Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 03, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: High Park

The library's own storytellers entertain and delight audiences of all ages. This event is part of the 2018 Toronto Storytelling Festival. For more information, contact the branch.

Icon of the event 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 May 16
Wed May 23
Wed May 30
Wed Jun 06
Wed Jun 13
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 Feb 21
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Children with reading difficulties receive help for one hour a week with a volunteer. Registration is required, space is limited. Register at the Parkdale Branch....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 22
Sat Feb 24
Thu Mar 01
Sat Mar 03
Thu Mar 08

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