Reading Programs & Storytimes

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us for Sunday afternoon story time and activities such as crafts, LEGO, Snap Circuits and more.


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Dec 16
Sun Jan 06
Sun Jan 13
Sun Jan 20
Sun Jan 27
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Stories, songs and simple crafts for toddlers 19 to 35 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 the second f...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 22
Tue Jan 29
Tue Feb 05
Tue Feb 12
Tue Feb 19
Ongoing event running from Tue Dec 04, 2018 - Tue Dec 18, 2018
Location: Downsview

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and bounces for babies from birth to 18 months with a parent or caregiver. Free program. Drop in.

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
Fri Dec 28, 2018 | 10:30 am - 10:30 am
Location: Jones

Brighten your holidays with some Family Time stories. Bring the whole family. Get cozy at the Jones hearth! ...

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 Dec 13
Thu Dec 20
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Take turns reading stories to certified Paws Therapy dogs, alongside their handlers. For ages 5 and up.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 08
Tue Jan 15
Tue Jan 29
Tue Feb 05
Tue Feb 12
Sat Jan 26, 2019 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Join us for songs and stories!

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

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, stories and songs for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Register in advance for a reminder call or just drop in. Limit 20 babies with their caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 11
Fri Jan 18
Fri Jan 25
Fri Feb 01
Fri Feb 08
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mount Pleasant

Join us for a 6-week session of stories, songs, and rhymes for children from 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 12
Wed Dec 19

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