Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Baby Time
Tue Sep 25, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: High Park

Introduce your child to sounds and actions at a staff-led storytime with bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories. For babies with their parents or caregivers.

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

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 eveni...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 27
Thu Oct 04
Thu Oct 11
Thu Oct 18
Thu Oct 25
Icon of the event Saturday Story Time
Sat Oct 13, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Join us for stories and songs.

Icon of the event Tagalog Storytime
Wed Nov 14, 2018 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: High Park

Join us for a very special bilingual English-Tagalog storytime in celebration of Filipino culture! Stories, songs and rhymes in Tagalog for kids and their parents/caregivers.

Icon of the event Toddler Time (FULL)
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Familiarize your child with letters, numbers and colors at a staff-led storytime with stories, songs and rhymes! For toddlers with their parents or caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 28
Fri Oct 05
Fri Oct 12
Fri Oct 19
Fri Oct 26
Icon of the event Polish Storytime
Sat Nov 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: High Park

Help us celebrate the 30th anniversary of Polish storytimes being offered at Toronto Public Library! Join us for a special Polish storytime full of Polish stories, finger plays, songs and of course, the same joy and love of ...

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 Oct 24
Wed Nov 28
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 23
Tue Oct 30
Tue Nov 06
Tue Nov 13
Tue Nov 20
Icon of the event Parachute Play
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for stories with a giant rainbow parachute! For children 3 & up with their parent/caregiver.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 27
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 individualized sessions with volunteers. Space is limited. Please co...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 26
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 10
Wed Oct 17
Wed Oct 24

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