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 Saturday Story Time
Sat Oct 13, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Join us for stories and songs.

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 Toddler Time
11:00 pm - 11:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. No registration required. Drop in!...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 26
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 17
Wed Oct 24
Wed Oct 31
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 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
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 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

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