Reading Programs & Storytimes

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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 Pyjama Time
6:45 pm - 7:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 24
Wed Nov 28
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 am - 11:30 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. Dr...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 23
Tue Oct 30
Tue Nov 06
Tue Nov 13
Tue Nov 20
Icon of the event Pajama Time
Tue Sep 25, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Centennial

Wear your pajamas to the library! Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children with their parents or caregivers. All children welcome!...

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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 Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 18 months to 30 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot (in person or by telephone) Sept. 24 - Oct. 6. Draw after Oct. 9.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 17
Wed Oct 24
Wed Oct 31
Wed Nov 07
Wed Nov 14
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 Family Time
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 Sep 29
Sat Oct 06
Sat Oct 13
Sat Oct 20
Sat Oct 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:
Wed Sep 26
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 10
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!

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