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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Baby Lap Time
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Learn new songs, rhymes and finger plays; and foster bonding with your baby! For Parents and their Babies up to 14 months. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 26
Mon Mar 05
Mon Mar 12
Mon Mar 19
Mon Mar 26
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Stories, songs and rhymes for Toddlers 18 to 36 months and their parents or caregivers. Toddler Time runs from 10-10:25am with fine motor skill structured playtime from 10:25-10:45am. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 23
Fri Mar 02
Fri Mar 09
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in program. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 10
Sat Mar 17
Sat Mar 24
Icon of the event Italian Storytime
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Ciao tutti! Stories, songs and rhymes in Italian and English for bimbi (children) 1-5 years their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 27
Icon of the event  Family Book Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Calling all reading families! Join us each month to discuss great children's books. Conversation will be followed by a simple activity/craft. Copies of each month's book will be available at the branch. All are welcome. No re...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 24
Sat Apr 21
Sat May 19
Icon of the event Leading To Reading (LTR)
5:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

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 Mondays at 5:...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 26
Mon Mar 05
Mon Mar 12
Mon Mar 19
Mon Mar 26
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 Family Story Time in English/Italian
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us for an interactive Italian and English Story Time in honour of Family Literacy Month. Learn a few words in a new language and bring Nonna and Nonno, too!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 24
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 0-5 years and their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 10
Icon of the event Shakin'the Chute
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

It's parachute time, come and play with us! For children ages 2-5 years and their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 21
Wed Mar 28
Wed Apr 04
Wed Apr 11
Wed Apr 18

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