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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event March Break: Make and Take a Bookmark
Mon Mar 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Wychwood

Join us for a special March Break bookmark-making craft session. Children have the opportunity to make up to three different bookmark designs, or to come up with their very own creation(s)! ...

Icon of the event Shake, Shimmy, and Boogie: March Break Edition
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Wychwood

A music and movement program combining songs, rhymes, dance, and stretching activities to get children on their feet and moving. Children will develop motor skills, learn to identify patterns, and explore their creativity. ...

Icon of the event Stories Without Borders: South African Folktales
Thu Mar 22, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Gcina Mhlophe is one of South Africa's most beloved storytellers, children's writers, and literacy advocates. This event is part of the Stories Without Borders series of the 2018 Toronto Storytelling Festival. For more inform...

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

Join us for Saturday Family Time! Enjoy songs, stories, and rhymes for children ages 0-6. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 10
Sat Mar 17
Sat Mar 24
Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Bring your children ages 5 and under for fun and educational activities, information on parenting/child development, healthy nutritious snacks, and to meet other parents and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 26
Mon Mar 05
Mon Mar 12
Mon Mar 19
Mon Mar 26
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Join us upstairs for stories, songs and rhymes for children with their parents & caregivers. All are welcome, no registration required. We will be celebrating Family Literacy Day on January 27!


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 10
Sat Mar 17
Sat Mar 24
Icon of the event Stories Without Borders: Stories for Social Justice
Thu Mar 22, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Annette Street

Professional storyteller Jaimie Oliviero will tell stories with the theme Stories for Social Justice. Jaimie is a Winnipeg-based children's author, storyteller, and peace activist. He has performed in festivals around the wor...

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. James Town

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes to wake you up! Suitable for children 0-5 with their parents and/or caregivers. Drop-in program.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 10
Sat Mar 17
Icon of the event Downsview Kids Book Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

If you are between the ages of 8 and 12 and love to read come join the Downsview Kids Book Club! Read fun books, play games and win cool prizes! Registration and library card required. Registration and first book pick-up will...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 28
Wed Apr 25
Wed May 30
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. James Town

Come join us for bouncing rhymes, stories, tickles & songs. Program is suitable for babies 0 to 18 months and their parents and/or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 02
Fri Mar 09
Fri Mar 16
Fri Mar 23