Reading Programs & Storytimes

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

Listen to storybooks, sing along with favourite songs and make a craft to take home! Drop in every Saturday morning, rain or shine. All children accompanied by parents and caregivers are welcome, no registration required. For...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 05
Sat Jan 12
Sat Jan 19
Sat Jan 26
Sat Feb 02
Sat Dec 08, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Jones

Join us for Holiday songs and stories followed by some fun crafts. Bring the whole family. Get cozy at the Jones hearth.

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Stories, songs and bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies up to 18 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers. Registration begins Saturday, January 5, 2019. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 or visit...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 24
Thu Jan 31
Thu Feb 07
Thu Feb 14
Thu Feb 21
Sat Dec 15, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Join us for Saturday Stories and songs!

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 Nov 24
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

This four week program will introduce families to sign language. Sign language can reduce frustration, heighten verbal growth and strengthen communication skills. Families will come together in a large group setting, to sign ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 23
6:30 pm - 7:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: McGregor Park

Pour les enfants de 5-10 ans. Venez vous amuser avec des histoires et des chansons en fran├žais. Veuillez appeler la succursale pour avoir des renseignements d'inscription sur le programme.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 20
Tue Nov 27
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 Nov 20
Tue Nov 27
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 Jan 10
Thu Jan 17
Thu Jan 24
Thu Jan 31
Thu Feb 07
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Learn the art of telling the story of your baby's life! Discover stories and songs to share together. For parents or caregivers accompanied by babies up to 18 months old. Registration begins Saturday, October 6. To register, ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 23
Fri Nov 30

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