Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Oct 25
Thu Nov 01
Thu Nov 08
Thu Nov 15
Thu Nov 22
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
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Don Mills

Saturdays, September 8 to December 8. Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with parents or caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 27
Sat Nov 03
Sat Nov 10
Sat Nov 17
Sat Nov 24
Icon of the event Family Drop-In
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Mimico Centennial

NOTE: There will be no Family Drop-In on May 10, 2018 and June 7, 2018.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 25
Thu Nov 01
Thu Nov 08
Thu Nov 15
Thu Nov 22
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 Paws 4 Stories
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 Oct 23
Tue Oct 30
Tue Nov 06
Tue Nov 13
Tue Nov 20
Icon of the event Pyjama Time Halloween Special!
Mon Oct 29, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Weston

Trick or Treat! Come in your Pyjamas and bring a cuddly friend!...

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

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


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 24
Icon of the event Pyjama Time Christmas Special!
Mon Dec 17, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Weston

Ho! Ho! Ho! Come in your Pyjamas and bring a cuddly friend!...

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...

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