Reading Programs & Storytimes

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:
Wed Sep 19
Wed Sep 26
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 10
Icon of the event Science Storytime
Wed Sep 19, 2018 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Malvern

It's National Science Reading Day and we are celebrating with a special Science storytime! Come enjoy some stories about Science, learn some new songs, and complete a craft activity! ...

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 Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in program, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 10
Wed Oct 17
Wed Oct 24
Icon of the event Saturday Story Time
Sat Nov 17, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Join us for stories and songs.

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 19
Wed Sep 26
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 10
Wed Oct 17
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 20
Thu Sep 27
Thu Oct 04
Thu Oct 11
Thu Oct 18
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Join us for songs and stories for Baby and caregiver. No registration necessary except for large groups or day cares. No session on Monday Oct.8th as we are closed.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 24
Mon Oct 01
Mon Oct 08
Mon Oct 15
Mon Oct 22
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 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