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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Saturday Stories
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Elmbrook Park

Join us for stories and a craft...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 17
Sat Apr 07
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 Family Time
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maryvale

A half hour of stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes for children from birth to age 5. Limited to 20 children with parents/caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 17
Sat Mar 17
Sat Apr 14
Sat May 12
Icon of the event Mother's Day Stories
Sat May 12, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Elmbrook Park

Stories and a craft celebrating Mothers....

Icon of the event Cantonese Story Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes in Cantonese for children 19 months to 5 years old with their parents/caregivers. Children will also make a small craft to take home at the end of each session. Registration begins Jan. 2nd. Regis...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 20
Tue Feb 27
Tue Mar 06
Tue Mar 13
Tue Mar 20
Icon of the event Infant Parent-Child Mother Goose
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Join us for a group experience where you will learn and enjoy the power and pleasure of using rhymes, songs and stories together. In partnership with the Scarborough Centre Ontario Early Years Centre. Birth to 4 years old....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 11
Fri May 18
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maryvale

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, stories and songs for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by calling the branch at 416-396-8931 any time after February 15. Limit 20 babies with their careg...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 09
Fri Mar 16
Fri Mar 23
Fri Mar 30
Fri Apr 06
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 Music Fun
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

This is an interactive program where children, 2-6 yrs old, and parents/caregivers will explore various types of music and musical instruments. Co-sponsored with Malvern Family Resource Centre. This is a drop-in program - f...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 25
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 08
Thu Feb 15
Thu Feb 22
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
Sat May 19

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