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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, stories, and songs for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 05
Thu Apr 12
Thu Apr 19
Thu Apr 26
Thu May 03
Icon of the event Spring has Sprung
Mon Mar 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join us for Spring-themed stories, arts & crafts. All ages are welcome. Daycares, please call the branch to arrange a separate program.

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

Songs, stories and rhymes for children 19 months to 5 years with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 04
Wed Apr 11
Wed Apr 18
Wed Apr 25
Wed May 02
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Fri Sep 29, 2017 - Sun Sep 29, 2019
Location: Annette Street

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 Tuesdays or T...

Icon of the event March Break Family Time
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Join us for a special Choo Choo Train themed session of stories and songs....

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

Stories, songs and finger plays for children (18 months- 3 years) and their caregivers. Families are invited to Stay and Play from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Drop in; no registration needed. Program held in the Main Floor Meeting Room....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 20
Tue Feb 27
Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Bring your children ages 5 and under for fun and educational activities, information on parenting/child development, healthy nutritious snacks, and to meet other parents and caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 26
Mon Mar 05
Mon Mar 12
Mon Mar 19
Mon Mar 26
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Join us upstairs for stories, songs and rhymes for children with their parents & caregivers. All are welcome, no registration required. We will be celebrating Family Literacy Day on January 27!


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 10
Sat Mar 17
Sat Mar 24
Icon of the event Early Years
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodview Park

Join Woodview Park for 2 hours of play through songs, books, finger play, rhymes and lots of free playtime. This program is facilitated by Ontario Yearly Years staff. A healthy snack is provided for the children. The progr...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 20
Wed Feb 21
Tue Feb 27
Wed Feb 28
Tue Mar 06
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, stories, and songs for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 04
Wed Apr 11
Wed Apr 18
Wed Apr 25
Wed May 02

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