Reading Programs & Storytimes

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

Listen to storybooks, sing along with favourite songs and make a craft to take home! Drop in every Saturday morning, rain or shine. All children accompanied by parents and caregivers are welcome, no registration required. For...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 06
Sat Oct 13
Sat Oct 20
Sat Oct 27
Sat Nov 03
Icon of the event STEM Storytime
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

It's never too early to start having fun with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math! With a parent or caregiver, children from ages 3 to 5 are invited to explore early STEM concepts, ignite curiosity and have fun.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 22
Sat Sep 29
Icon of the event La maison des bébés
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Pour les parents avec leurs bébés de 0 à 12 mois. Des chansons, activités douces et sensorielles pour les tout-petits que vous pourrez reproduire à la maison.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 15
Mon Oct 22
Mon Oct 29
Mon Nov 05
Mon Nov 19
Icon of the event Science Storytime
Wed Sep 19, 2018 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Malvern

It's National Science Reading Day and we are celebrating with a special Science storytime! Come enjoy some stories about Science, learn some new songs, and complete a craft activity! ...

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

Stories, songs and simple crafts for toddlers 19 to 35 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers. Registration begins Saturday, October 6. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 or visit the second floor i...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 22
Mon Oct 29
Mon Nov 05
Mon Nov 12
Mon Nov 19
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 18 months to 30 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot (in person or by telephone) Sept. 24 - Oct. 6. Draw after Oct. 9.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 17
Wed Oct 24
Wed Oct 31
Wed Nov 07
Wed Nov 14
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration is required. Please note: No program on Sept. 1, 29, Dec. 22.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 13
Sat Oct 27
Sat Nov 10
Sat Nov 24
Sat Dec 08
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in program, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 10
Wed Oct 17
Wed Oct 24
Icon of the event Music and Movement
Thu Nov 22, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Combines songs, rhymes, dance, and stretching activities to get children on their feet and moving. Children will develop motor skills, learn to identify patterns, and explore their creativity. ...

Icon of the event Saturday Story Time
Sat Nov 17, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Join us for stories and songs.

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