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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration required. Please note: no program on Apr. 28 or May 26.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 23
Icon of the event Wacky Wednesdays - Dr. Seuss Day
Wed Jul 04, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Locke

Stories, activities, crafts, and fun for ages 2 1/2 to 5 yrs. Pick up a ticket at the desk half an hour before the program starts. Daycares, day camps and groups must phone in advance to book space.

Icon of the event Stories in the Park
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Join us for summer stories on the grass behind the library. This event is B.Y.O. blanket. In the event of rain, we will gather in the program room.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 03
Tue Jul 10
Tue Jul 17
Tue Jul 24
Tue Jul 31
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 Jun 20
Icon of the event Dads & Babies (Birth-18 Months)
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Attention Dads, Grandads, and Uncles! Please join us for a story time program with books, rhymes and songs. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Main Floor, Story Room.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 23
Icon of the event Pyjama Time
6:45 pm - 7:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 19
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us at Palmerston Branch for our weekly family time every Friday at 10:30 am. We have stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 22
Fri Jun 29
Fri Jul 06
Fri Jul 13
Fri Jul 20
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 Wacky Wednesday - Animal Antics
Wed Aug 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Locke

Stories, craft and fun for ages 2 1/2 to 5 yrs. Pick up a ticket at the desk 1/2 an hour before the program starts. Daycares, day camps and groups must phone in advance to book space. 416-393-7730

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

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 Thursday eve...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 21
Thu Jun 28
Thu Jul 05
Thu Jul 12
Thu Jul 19

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