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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 Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Stories, songs and finger plays for children (18 months- 3 years) and their caregivers. Families are invited to Stay and Play from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Drop in; no registration needed. Program held in the Main Floor Meeting Room....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
Tue Feb 20
Tue Feb 27
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Stories, songs and finger plays for children (18 months- 3 years) and their caregivers. Families are invited to Stay and Play from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Drop in; no registration needed. Program held in the Main Floor Meeting Room....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 25
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 08
Thu Feb 15
Thu Feb 22
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 Paws 4 Reading
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Come read to Percy the therapy dog in the children's area. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 17
Sat Mar 03
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Stories, bounces, tickles and songs for babies (0-18 months) and their caregivers. Enjoy Stay and Play from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Drop in; no registration needed. Program in Main Floor Meeting Room.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 29
Mon Feb 05
Mon Feb 12
Mon Feb 19
Mon Feb 26
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 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
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Fri Sep 29, 2017 - Sun Sep 29, 2019
Location: Annette Street

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 Tuesdays or T...

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