Reading Programs & Storytimes

Fri Dec 28, 2018 | 10:30 am - 10:30 am
Location: Jones

Brighten your holidays with some Family Time stories. Bring the whole family. Get cozy at the Jones hearth! ...

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 08
Tue Jan 15
Tue Jan 22
Tue Jan 29
Tue Feb 05
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 3 years with their parents and caregivers. No registration required. Drop-in. For more information please call 416-393-7680


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 09
Wed Jan 16
Wed Jan 23
Wed Jan 30
Wed Feb 06
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, puppets, and stories for babies from birth to 17 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot (in person or by telephone) Jan. 7 - Jan. 19. Draw...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 29
Tue Feb 05
Tue Feb 12
Tue Feb 19
Tue Feb 26
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 Jan 30
Wed Feb 27
Wed Mar 27
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 31 months - 5 years with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot (in person or by telephone) Jan. 7 - Jan. 19. Draw after Jan. 21.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 31
Thu Feb 07
Thu Feb 14
Thu Feb 21
Thu Feb 28
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 Dec 20
Thu Dec 27, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Join us for a holiday-themed story time and make your very own Grinch puppet!

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm 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, January 5, 2019. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 or visit...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 24
Thu Jan 31
Thu Feb 07
Thu Feb 14
Thu Feb 21
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. ...

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