Reading Programs & Storytimes

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

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 31
Wed Nov 07
Wed Nov 14
Wed Nov 21
Wed Nov 28
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Stories, songs, and rhymes for toddlers with parents or caregivers. For children 18 months and older.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 26
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 10
Wed Oct 17
Icon of the event Storytelling with Baby
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Learn the art of telling the story of your baby's life! Discover stories and songs to share together. For parents or caregivers accompanied by babies up to 18 months old. Registration begins Saturday, October 6. To register, ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 26
Fri Nov 02
Fri Nov 09
Fri Nov 16
Fri Nov 23
Icon of the event Music and Movement
Thu Dec 20, 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 Sweet Signs
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

This four week drop-in program will introduce families to sign language. Sign language can reduce frustration, heighten verbal growth and strengthen communication skills. Families will come together in a large group setting, ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 02
Fri Nov 09
Fri Nov 16
Fri Nov 23
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 Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:10 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Lawrence

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 26
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 10
Wed Oct 17
Wed Oct 24
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Enjoy fun activities, stories, songs and rhymes at a staff-led storytime for the entire family. For children with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 29
Sat Oct 06
Sat Oct 13
Sat Oct 20
Sat Oct 27
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Stories, songs and bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies up to 18 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 s...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 26
Fri Nov 02
Fri Nov 09
Fri Nov 16
Fri Nov 23

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