Reading Programs & Storytimes

Mon Dec 31, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to celebrate the New Year with a craft, activities, and a countdown to noon!...

11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Enjoy fun activities, stories, songs and rhymes at a staff-led storytime for the entire family. For children with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 24
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Stories, bounces, tickles and songs for babies (0-18 months) and their caregivers. Enjoy Stay and Play from 10:30-11:30 a.m. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 22
Thu Nov 29
10:30 am - 11:10 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Lawrence

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 21
Wed Nov 28
Wed Dec 05
Wed Dec 12
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 Nov 27
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

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 Thursday eveni...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 10
Thu Jan 17
Thu Jan 24
Thu Jan 31
Thu Feb 07
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

UPDATE: this program will be cancelled from mid-November for approximately 2 months due to branch renovations. Similar programs are offered at the following branches:...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 23
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us every Tuesday evening for an interactive program of Spanish and English stories, songs, and fun activities, for children 0-5 years old.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 27
Tue Dec 04
Tue Dec 11
Tue Dec 18
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

UPDATE: this program will be cancelled from mid-November for approximately 2 months due to branch renovations. Similar programs are offered at the following branches:...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 20
Sat Dec 08, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Jones

Join us for Holiday songs and stories followed by some fun crafts. Bring the whole family. Get cozy at the Jones hearth.

Picture books, chapter books & audiobooks for kids 12 and under