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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Toddler Time
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Stories, songs and rhymes for Toddlers 18 to 36 months and their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 28
Thu Jul 05
Thu Jul 12
Thu Jul 19
Thu Jul 26
Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Rexdale

Come and join us for songs, finger plays, story time and shaker time with your little one every Tuesday morning. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 29
Tue Jun 05
Tue Jun 12
Tue Jun 19
Tue Jun 26
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 May 29
Tue Jun 05
Tue Jun 12
Tue Jun 19
Tue Jun 26
Icon of the event Creative Play
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Creative Play is an interactive drop-in program for children 0-6 years with their parents or caregivers. This program includes arts and crafts, stories, and circle time. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 14
Tue Jun 19
Thu Jun 21
Tue Jun 26
Thu Jun 28
Icon of the event Saturday Story Time
Sat Aug 04, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Join us for stories!

Icon of the event Readiness to Learn
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

This program is for children 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. It includes activities that improve cognitive thinking, motor skills, socialization and independence to help children feel more confident when starting sc...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 01
Fri Jun 08
Fri Jun 15
Fri Jun 22
Fri Jun 29
Icon of the event Wild, Wordy Wednesdays
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Come on down to the Parliament Street Library for TD Summer Reading Club programs every Wednesday at 2pm. Each week we will host a themed activity, craft or experiment centered around exciting Summer Reading Club recommended ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 27
Wed Jul 04
Wed Jul 11
Wed Jul 18
Wed Jul 25
Icon of the event Passionate about Music
Sat Jul 07, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Location: Runnymede

Unleash your passions with our feature title. Listen to ...

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

Enjoy fun activities, stories, songs and rhymes at a staff-led storytime for the entire family. For children with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 02
Sat Jun 09
Sat Jun 16
Sat Jun 23
Sat Jun 30
Icon of the event Rainbow Family Story Time
Sat Jun 16, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Join us during the Inside Out festival in Bloor West Village for a Pride themed Family Time on the parkette behind the library (weather permitting)! This event is B.Y.O. blanket. In the event of rain, we will gather in the pr...

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