Reading Programs & Storytimes

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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Songs, stories and rhymes for children age 19 months to 5 years with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 19
Fri Oct 26
Fri Nov 02
Fri Nov 09
Fri Nov 16
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.

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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Join us at Parkdale Branch for our weekly family time every Saturday at 10:30 am. We have stories, songs, and rhymes for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 29
Sat Oct 06
Sat Oct 13
Icon of the event STEM Storytime
Sat Sep 22, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join us for special STEM Storytime during Science Literacy Week. Listen to stories and songs, try simple, fun hands-on experiments. Parents or caregivers must attend with children.

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months 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 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 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 Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Main Street

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies birth to 9 months with a parent or caregiver.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 16
Tue Oct 23
Tue Oct 30
Tue Nov 06
Tue Nov 13
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 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

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