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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Cindy Cook from Polka Dot Door:  Sing'n Spell
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

A musical participation concert using puppets, songs, spelling games, dancing, riddles and different languages to show children of all ages that reading is FUN!...

Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 03, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

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 Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us at Palmerston Branch for our weekly family time every Friday at 10:30 am from Sept 8 - Dec 15. We'll have stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 23
Fri Mar 02
Fri Mar 09
Fri Mar 16
Fri Mar 23
Icon of the event Stories Without Borders: South African Folktales
Thu Mar 22, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Gcina Mhlophe is one of South Africa's most beloved storytellers, children's writers, and literacy advocates. This event is part of the Stories Without Borders series of the 2018 Toronto Storytelling Festival. For more inform...

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 Ready for Reading: Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Black Creek

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 23
Fri Mar 02
Fri Mar 09
Fri Mar 16
Fri Mar 23
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
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from 10 to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. DROP IN....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 11
Wed Apr 18
Wed Apr 25
Wed May 02
Wed May 09
Icon of the event CANCELLED : Palmerston Players Presents: Cinderella
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Palmerston

Will she get to go to the ball? What about her glass slippers? Does the Prince find her? Join us on Tuesday March 13, 2018 from 2:00-2:45 for a wonderful puppet show that tells the story of Cinderella. Before the show begins ...

Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 3-5 years with their parents or caregivers. DROP IN....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 09
Mon Apr 16
Mon Apr 23
Mon Apr 30
Mon May 07