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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Fun with Numbers
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us with our friends from the Malvern Family Resource Centre as we explore numbers in a variety of fun and interactive ways. From number puzzles, counting toys, flash cards and much more!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 23
Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 03, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

The library's own storytellers entertain and delight audiences of all ages. This event is part of the 2018 Toronto Storytelling Festival. For more information, contact the branch.

Icon of the event Toddler Storytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 23
Fri Mar 02
Fri Mar 09
Fri Mar 16
Fri Mar 23
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 Family Storytime and Craft
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Songs, stories and rhymes for the whole family followed by a craft. Ages 0-6 and their parents or caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 10
Sat Mar 17
Sat Mar 24
Icon of the event Infant Parent-Child Mother Goose
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Join us for a group experience where you will learn and enjoy the power and pleasure of using rhymes, songs and stories together. In partnership with the Scarborough Centre Ontario Early Years Centre. Birth to 4 years old....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 11
Fri May 18
Fri May 25
Fri Jun 01
Fri Jun 08
Icon of the event Creative Play
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Creative Play is an interactive drop-in program for children 0-6 years with their parents or caregivers. This program includes arts and crafts, stories, and circle time....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 20
Thu Feb 22
Tue Feb 27
Thu Mar 01
Tue Mar 06
Icon of the event Readiness to Learn
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

This program is for children 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. It includes activities that improve cognitive thinking, motor skills, socialization and independence to help children feel more confident when starting sc...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 23
Fri Mar 02
Fri Mar 09
Fri Mar 16
Fri Mar 23
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 pm - 11:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing, and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 22
Thu Mar 01
Thu Mar 08
Thu Mar 22
Thu Mar 29
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

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.