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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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

A Ready for Reading program. Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 17 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot Jan. 2 - 13. Draw on Jan. 16.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 27
Icon of the event St. Patrick's Day Celebration
Fri Mar 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Wear something green and join us for Irish stories, songs and a craft. Please register at the branch or by calling 416-396-8740.

Icon of the event Fun with Numbers
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Join us with our friends from the Malvern Family Resource Centre as we explore numbers in a variety of fun and interactive ways. From number puzzles, counting toys, flash cards and much more!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 23
Icon of the event Music & Movement
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Highland Creek

This is an interactive program designed for families and their children ages birth to 6 years old. We welcome families and children, focusing on bouncing babies and terrific toddlers! Parents will become familiar with childre...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 27
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 14
Sat Apr 28
Sat May 12
Sat May 26
Sat Jun 09
Icon of the event Baby Time
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Tickles, bounces and songs for children from birth to 11 months of age. To register, visit or call the Branch at 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 22
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:
Thu Apr 05
Thu Apr 12
Thu Apr 19
Thu Apr 26
Thu May 03
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Highland Creek

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 Thursdays @ 6...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 22
Thu Mar 01
Thu Mar 08
Thu Mar 22
Thu Mar 29
Icon of the event Toddler Time
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 Apr 04
Wed Apr 11
Wed Apr 18
Wed Apr 25
Wed May 02
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
6:45 pm - 7:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 28
Wed Apr 25
Wed May 30

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.