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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Cantonese Story Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes in Cantonese for children 19 months to 5 years old with their parents/caregivers. Children will also make a small craft to take home at the end of each session. Registration begins Jan. 2nd. Regis...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 27
Tue Mar 06
Tue Mar 13
Tue Mar 20
Tue Mar 27
Icon of the event Baby Time (Birth-9 Months)
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 9 months with their parents and caregivers. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Birth-9 Months. Third Floor, Room B.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 07
Wed Mar 14
Wed Mar 21
Wed Mar 28
Icon of the event Stories Without Borders: South African Folktales
Thu Mar 22, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Gcina Mhlophe is one of South Africa's most beloved storytellers, children's writers, and literacy advocates. This event is part of the Stories Without Borders series of the 2018 Toronto Storytelling Festival. For more inform...

Icon of the event Story Time With Mom
10:00 pm - 10:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Attention Moms, Grandmas, Aunts and Preschoolers! Please join us for a story time with books, rhymes and songs. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Ages 5 and under. Main Floor, Story Room. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 10
Sat Mar 24
Icon of the event Toddler Time
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 May 09
Wed May 16
Wed May 23
Wed May 30
Wed Jun 06
Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 03, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

The library's own storytellers entertain and delight audiences of all ages. This event is part of the 2018 Toronto Storytelling Festival. For more information, contact the branch.

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Is your child between Grades 1 and 6? Does your child need extra help to improve their reading skills? If so, then please join us for free hourly one on one individualised sessions with volunteers. Space is limited, please re...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 07
Wed Mar 14
Wed Mar 21
Wed Mar 28
Icon of the event Baby Time (10-18 months)
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from 10 to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Third Floor, Room B. Registration begins March 5th.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 18
Wed Apr 25
Wed May 02
Wed May 09
Wed May 16
Icon of the event Downsview Kids Book Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

If you are between the ages of 8 and 12 and love to read come join the Downsview Kids Book Club! Read fun books, play games and win cool prizes! Registration and library card required. Registration and first book pick-up will...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 28
Wed Apr 25
Wed May 30
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 pm - 11:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing, and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 01
Thu Mar 08
Thu Mar 22
Thu Mar 29
Thu Apr 05

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