Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Spooky Saturday Story time
Sat Oct 27, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Join us for spooky songs and stories. Feel free to wear your costumes to this Hallowe'en story time!

Icon of the event Sweet Signs
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 02
Fri Nov 09
Fri Nov 16
Fri Nov 23
Icon of the event Sunday Afternoon Fun!
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 Oct 21
Sun Oct 28
Sun Nov 04
Sun Nov 11
Sun Nov 18
Icon of the event Drag Queen Frankenstein Storytime
Sat Oct 27, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Don Mills

Join drag queen Lucinda Miu for spooky stories, lipsync numbers and tons of Frankenstein fun all to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the famous monster. Then, kids will have an opportunity to take photos with our fabulous g...

Icon of the event Baby Time - FULL
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with parents or caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 23
Tue Oct 30
Icon of the event Halloween Family Time and Craft
Sat Oct 27, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Agincourt

Come and show off your awesome Halloween costumes early! Join us for some spooky stories, hair-raising rhymes and scaaaary songs! Make and take a Halloween craft or two!...

Icon of the event Toddler Time - FULL
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 24
Wed Oct 31
Icon of the event Family Time
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children 5 years and under with their parents or caregivers...


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Oct 21
Sun Oct 28
Sun Nov 04
Sun Nov 11
Sun Nov 18
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 Jan 10
Thu Jan 17
Thu Jan 24
Thu Jan 31
Thu Feb 07
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us at Palmerston Branch for our weekly family time every Friday at 10:30 am. We have stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 19
Fri Oct 26
Fri Nov 02
Fri Nov 09

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