Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
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 Sep 27
Thu Oct 04
Thu Oct 11
Thu Oct 18
Thu Oct 25
Icon of the event Cocoa Club!
Wed Sep 26, 2018 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

As the weather gets chillier, come and join us for some hot cocoa and hear about some great books you'll absolutely love!...

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

PROGRAM CANCELLED FRI SEPT 21 DUE TO BRANCH CLOSURE...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 29
Sat Oct 06
Sat Oct 13
Sat Oct 20
Sat Oct 27
Icon of the event Preschool Fun with Learning
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

This is a drop in program for children, 3 yrs to 6 yrs and their parents/caregivers. This program focuses on engaging children in a variety of fun activities such as crafts, sensory and circle time. In partnership with Ontari...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 28
Fri Oct 05
Fri Oct 12
Fri Oct 19
Icon of the event Parachute Play
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for stories with a giant rainbow parachute! For children 3 & up with their parent/caregiver.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 27
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers with parents or caregivers. For children 18 months and older.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 26
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 10
Wed Oct 17
Icon of the event Sweet Signs
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

This four week drop-in program will introduce families to sign language. Sign language can reduce frustration, heighten verbal growth and strengthen communication skills. Families will come together in a large group setting, ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 02
Fri Nov 09
Fri Nov 16
Fri Nov 23
Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Rexdale

Come and join us for songs, finger plays, story time and shaker time with your little one every Tuesday morning. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 25
Tue Oct 02
Tue Oct 09
Tue Oct 16
Tue Oct 23
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Stories, songs and rhymes for children 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Family Time runs from 10:30-11:00 AM, followed by Stay and Play from 11:00-11:30 AM.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 25
Tue Oct 02
Tue Oct 09
Tue Oct 16
Tue Oct 23
Icon of the event Paws 4 Stories
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Take turns reading stories to Troy, a certified Paws Therapy golden retriever, alongside his handler Shelli. For ages 5 and up.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 16
Tue Oct 23
Tue Oct 30
Tue Nov 06
Tue Nov 13

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