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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us at Palmerston Branch for our weekly family time every Friday at 10:30 am. We have stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 24
Fri Aug 31
Fri Sep 07
Fri Sep 14
Fri Sep 21
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 Aug 22
Wed Aug 29
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11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Come join us for some fun songs, stories and rhymes! Meet new friends and have some fun in the library! Ages 0-5. Parent or caregiver participation required. Drop In. **Please note there will be no Family Time on August 16.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 23
Thu Aug 30
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Stories, rhymes, finger plays, and action songs for toddlers ages 19 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 22
Wed Aug 29
Wed Sep 05
Wed Sep 12
Wed Sep 19
Icon of the event Saturday Story Time
Sat Aug 25, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Join us for stories!

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

Join us for songs and stories for your little ones. Aimed at toddlers but bring the whole family! Large groups must call to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 14
Fri Sep 21
Fri Sep 28
Fri Oct 05
Fri Oct 12
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Stories, songs and finger plays for children (18 months-3 years) and their caregivers. Families are invited to Stay and Play from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Drop in; no registration needed. Program held in the Main Floor Meeting Room.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 02
Tue Oct 09
Tue Oct 16
Tue Oct 23
Tue Oct 30
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Come join us this summer for bouncing songs, stories and rhymes! Ages 0-18 months. Parent or caregiver participation required. Drop In.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 21
Tue Aug 28
Icon of the event Stories in the Park
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Join us for summer stories on the grass behind the library. This event is B.Y.O. blanket. In the event of rain, we will gather in the program room.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 21
Icon of the event STEM Storytime (Ages 3 and up)
Wed Sep 19, 2018 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: Northern District

Join us for special STEM Storytime during Science Literacy Week! It's never too early to start having fun with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math! With a parent or caregiver, children from ages 3 and up are invited to ...

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