Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Spooky Saturday Story time
Sat Oct 27, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Join us for spooky songs and stories. Feel free to wear your costumes to this Hallowe'en story time!

Icon of the event Sweet Signs
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

This four week 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, to sign ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 02
Fri Nov 09
Fri Nov 16
Fri Nov 23
Icon of the event Sunday Afternoon Fun!
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us for Sunday afternoon story time and activities such as crafts, LEGO, Snap Circuits and more.


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Oct 21
Sun Oct 28
Sun Nov 04
Sun Nov 11
Sun Nov 18
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. Please note: No program on Sept. 1, 29, Dec. 22.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 27
Sat Nov 10
Sat Nov 24
Sat Dec 08
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Every Saturday (except during special seasonal programming), 10:30-11:00am. Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes with a small activity afterwards. Bring the whole family for some fun. Drop in, recommended for children ages 0-5 yea...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 20
Sat Oct 27
Sat Nov 03
Sat Nov 10
Sat Nov 17
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, puppets, and stories for babies from birth to 17 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot (in person or by telephone) Sept. 24 - Oct. 6. Dra...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 23
Tue Oct 30
Tue Nov 06
Tue Nov 13
Tue Nov 20
Icon of the event Sunday Family Storytime
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Join our Sunday storytimes and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Oct 21
Sun Oct 28
Sun Nov 04
Sun Nov 11
Sun Nov 18
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, puppets, and stories for babies from birth to 17 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot (in person or by telephone) Jan. 7 - Jan. 19. Draw...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 29
Tue Feb 05
Tue Feb 12
Icon of the event Babies & Tots Storytime
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Stories, songs and rhymes for babies and toddlers from birth to 36 months with their parents or caregivers. Storytime runs from 10:30-11:00 AM, followed by Stay and Play from 11:00-11:30 AM.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 19
Fri Oct 26
Fri Nov 02
Fri Nov 09
Fri Nov 16
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 Jan 10
Thu Jan 17
Thu Jan 24
Thu Jan 31
Thu Feb 07

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