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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

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. Children must fi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 24
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 Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 15
Sat Sep 22
Sat Sep 29
Sat Oct 06
Sat Oct 13
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

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:
Wed Jun 20
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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 is required. Please note: no program on Apr. 28 or May 26.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 23
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Stories, rhymes, finger plays, and action songs for toddlers ages 19 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 27
Wed Jul 04
Wed Jul 11
Wed Jul 18
Wed Jul 25
Icon of the event Babies & Tots Storytime
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Stories, songs and rhymes for babies and toddlers from birth to 36 months with their parents or caregivers. Storytime runs from 10:30-11:00 AM, followed by Stay and Play from 11:00-11:30 AM. Drop-in. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 22
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, puppets, and stories for babies from birth to 17 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot (in person or by telephone) Sept. 24 - Oct. 6. Dr...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 16
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Come join us this summer for bouncing songs, stories and rhymes! Ages 0-18 months. Parent or caregiver participation required. Drop In.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 03
Tue Jul 10
Tue Jul 17
Tue Jul 24
Tue Jul 31
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

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