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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Taylor Memorial

Morning stories, songs,bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies up to 18 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 28
Icon of the event Story Time With Dad
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Attention Dads, Grandads, Uncles 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 Mar 03
Sat Mar 17
Sat Mar 31
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 Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Come join us to read exciting stories, sing great songs and learn fun rhymes! Register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. 19 months-5 years. Registration begins Monday, March 5th.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 16
Mon Apr 23
Mon Apr 30
Mon May 07
Mon May 14
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Taylor Memorial

Morning stories, songs,bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies up to 18 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 28
Wed Apr 04
Wed Apr 11
Wed Apr 18
Wed Apr 25
Icon of the event Saturday Storytime and Craft
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Join us in the children's department for stories, songs, and a craft to take home each week. No registration is required. Most appropriate for children ages 2 to 6.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 10
Sat Mar 17
Sat Mar 24
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

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 Tuesday and S...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 27
Tue Mar 06
Tue Mar 13
Tue Mar 20
Tue Mar 27
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Join us for Saturday Family Time. Enjoy songs, stories, rhymes and bounces for children ages 0-5. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 10
Sat Mar 17
Sat Mar 24
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Taylor Memorial

Familiarize your child with letters, numbers and colors at a staff-led storytime with stories, songs, rhymes and activities. For toddlers with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 23
Fri Mar 30
Fri Apr 06
Fri Apr 13
Fri Apr 20

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