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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading To Reading (LTR)
1:00 pm - 1:00 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 Jan 22
Mon Jan 29
Mon Feb 05
Mon Feb 12
Mon Feb 19
Icon of the event Toddler Time
11:00 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Clair/Silverthorn

Drop in for stories and morning fun. Enjoy tickles, rhymes and a small craft. No registration required. For children ages 19months - 3yrs. and their caregivers. Pop up location! Address 1884 Davenport Rd. Unit 2 (Police Partn...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 19
Fri Jan 26
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
Fri Feb 16
Icon of the event Family Storytime and Craft
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Songs, stories and rhymes for the whole family followed by a craft. Ages 0-6 and their parents or caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 10
Sat Feb 17
Icon of the event Toddler Time with Stay and Play
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Come join us at Downsview Library with your toddler for stories, songs and rhymes. Parents and toddlers are welcome to stay after toddler time to socialize and play with the toys we have available. Drop In. Ages 19-36 months....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 18
Thu Jan 25
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 08
Thu Feb 15
Icon of the event Toddler Storytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children age 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 19
Fri Jan 26
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
Fri Feb 16
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 Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
Tue Feb 20
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Black Creek

Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 19
Fri Jan 26
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
Fri Feb 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
Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 31 months - 5 years with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot (in person or by telephone) Mar. 19-31. Draw after Apr. 3.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 12
Thu Apr 19
Thu Apr 26
Thu May 03
Thu May 10
Icon of the event Cindy Cook from Polka Dot Door:  Sing'n Spell
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Palmerston

A musical participation concert using puppets, songs, spelling games, dancing, riddles and different languages to show children of all ages that reading is FUN! All are welcome, drop-in....

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