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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Sat Jan 13, 2018 - Sat Dec 22, 2018
Location: Jane/Sheppard

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 Saturday durin...

Icon of the event Chinese New Year Stories
Sat Feb 17, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Elmbrook Park

Celebrate the Year of the Dog with stories and crafts....

Icon of the event Spring Stories
Sat Mar 24, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Elmbrook Park

Let's welcome spring with stories and a craft....

Icon of the event Easter Stories
Sat Mar 31, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Elmbrook Park

Celebrate Easter with stories and a craft....

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: City Hall

Join us every Wednesday and Friday for stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and more for kids 0 to 5 years with their parent or caregiver. Drop in. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 02
Wed Feb 07
Fri Feb 09
Wed Feb 14
Fri Feb 16
Icon of the event  Family Book Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Calling all reading families! Join us each month to discuss great children's books. Conversation will be followed by a simple activity/craft. Copies of each month's book will be available at the branch. All are welcome. No re...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 24
Sat Apr 21
Icon of the event Earth Day Stories
Sat Apr 21, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Elmbrook Park

Stories and a craft that celebrates our beautiful world....

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 25
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 08
Thu Feb 15
Icon of the event Stories Without Borders - Stories for Social Justice
Thu Mar 22, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Annette Street

Professional storyteller Jaimie Olivier will tell stories with the theme Stories for Social Justice. Jaimie is a Winnipeg-based children?s author, storyteller, and peace activist. He has performed in festivals around the wor...

Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Victoria Village

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 20
Fri Apr 27
Fri May 04
Fri May 11

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.