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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading To Reading (LTR)
5:00 pm - 6:00 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 Jun 25
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 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 is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 15
Sat Oct 13
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 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. Dra...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 16
Icon of the event STEM Storytime
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

It's never too early to start having fun with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math! With a parent or caregiver, children from ages 3 to 5 are invited to explore early STEM concepts, ignite curiosity and have fun. Registr...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 08
Sat Sep 15
Sat Sep 22
Sat Sep 29
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 Family Time
10:30 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Stories, songs and rhymes for children 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Family Time runs from 10:30-11:00 AM, followed by Stay and Play from 11:00-11:30 AM. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 26
Tue Jul 03
Icon of the event Toddler 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 18 months to 30 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot (in person or by telephone) Sept. 24 - Oct. 6. Draw after Oct. 9.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 17
Icon of the event Drag Queen Storytime
Sat Jul 21, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Northern District

Join us for a special storytime with Drag Performance Artist Jezebel Bardot! ...

Icon of the event Saturday Story Time
Sat Aug 25, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Join us for stories!

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