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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Rexdale

Come and join us for fun songs, rhymes, shaker time and a story for children and parents to enjoy! No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 29
Icon of the event Let's Learn Together
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Highland Creek

This interactive, drop-in program is designed for families and their children ages 0 - 6 years. Each week we will focus on developing creativity and imagination through various activities such as crafts, play and more.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 04
Wed Jul 11
Wed Jul 18
Wed Jul 25
Wed Aug 01
Icon of the event Music and Movement
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Highland Creek

This is an interactive program designed for families and their children ages birth to 6 years old. Focusing on bouncing babies and terrific toddlers! Parents/Caregivers will become familiar with children songs and actions. Sp...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 03
Tue Jul 10
Tue Jul 17
Tue Jul 24
Tue Jul 31
Icon of the event Baby Time Drop In
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

Join us for stories, music, puppets, and tickling and bouncing rhymes. For babies aged 0-17 months.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 05
Thu Jul 19
Icon of the event Wacky Wednesday - Magic Circle
Wed Jul 25, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Locke

Circle stories, fun and games for ages 2 1/2 to 5 yrs. Pick up a ticket at the desk 1/2 an hour before the program starts. Daycares, day camps and groups must phone in advance to book space. 416-393-7730

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Highland Creek

Leading to Reading is a free program for children Grades 1-6 in need of extra support in reading and writing. Children are matched with a volunteer, who will work with them one-on-one for one hour every week, on Thursdays @ 5...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 05
Thu Jul 12
Thu Jul 19
Thu Jul 26
Thu Aug 02
Icon of the event Baby Lap Time
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Learn new songs, rhymes and finger plays; and foster bonding with your baby! For Parents and their Babies up to 14 months. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 10
Mon Sep 17
Mon Sep 24
Mon Oct 01
Mon Oct 08
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies with their parents and caregivers. DROP IN.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 05
Thu Jul 12
Thu Jul 19
Thu Jul 26
Icon of the event Wacky Wednesday - Bugaboo
Wed Aug 08, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Locke

Stories and craft exploring the small yet fascinating world of insects. For ages 2 1/2 to 5 yrs. Pick up a ticket at the desk 1/2 an hour before the program starts. Daycares, day camps and groups must phone in advance to book...

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 15
Sat Oct 13