Reading Programs & Storytimes

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

Songs, stories and rhymes for children 19 months to 5 years with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 26
Thu Sep 27
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Tue Sep 25, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: High Park

Introduce your child to sounds and actions at a staff-led storytime with bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories. For babies with their parents or caregivers.

Icon of the event Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Yorkville

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


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 26
Thu Sep 27
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 27
Thu Oct 04
Thu Oct 11
Thu Oct 18
Thu Oct 25
Icon of the event Tagalog Storytime
Wed Nov 14, 2018 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: High Park

Join us for a very special bilingual English-Tagalog storytime in celebration of Filipino culture! Stories, songs and rhymes in Tagalog for kids and their parents/caregivers.

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

Stories, rhymes and songs. For children 5 and under and their parents/guardians. Family Time will be held bi-weekly starting March 14, 2018.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 26
Wed Oct 10
Wed Oct 24
Wed Nov 07
Wed Nov 21
Icon of the event Toddler Time (FULL)
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Familiarize your child with letters, numbers and colors at a staff-led storytime with stories, songs and rhymes! For toddlers with their parents or caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 28
Fri Oct 05
Fri Oct 12
Fri Oct 19
Fri Oct 26
Icon of the event Preschool Fun with Learning
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

This is a drop in program for children, 3 yrs to 6 yrs and their parents/caregivers. This program focuses on engaging children in a variety of fun activities such as crafts, sensory and circle time. In partnership with Ontari...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 28
Fri Oct 05
Fri Oct 12
Fri Oct 19
Icon of the event  Family Book Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Calling all reading families! Join us each month to discuss gret children's books. Conversation will be followed by a simple activity/craft. Copies of each month's book will be available at the branch. All are welcome. Drop i...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 22
Sat Oct 20
Sat Nov 17
Mon Dec 17
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Introduce your child to sounds and actions at a staff-led storytime with bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories. For babies with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 25
Tue Oct 02
Tue Oct 09
Tue Oct 16
Tue Oct 23

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