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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Strega Nona
Tue Jul 03, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:40 pm
Location: High Park

Come and see the much loved Toronto Public Library puppet show, ...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

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 Tuesday and S...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 19
Tue Jun 26
Tue Jul 03
Tue Jul 10
Tue Jul 17
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 required. Please note: no program on Apr. 28 or May 26.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 23
Icon of the event Stroll & Stories in High Park
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Join our Roncesvalles stroller caravan to enjoy a summer stroll with fellow parents & caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 09
Mon Jul 16
Mon Jul 23
Mon Jul 30
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Munsch Fest
Tue Jul 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:40 pm
Location: High Park

Munsch away with us! Enjoy a hilarious rendition of the Robert Munsch classic ...

Icon of the event Wacky Wednesdays - Dr. Seuss Day
Wed Jul 04, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Locke

Stories, activities, crafts, and fun for ages 2 1/2 to 5 yrs. Pick up a ticket at the desk half an hour before the program starts. Daycares, day camps and groups must phone in advance to book space.

Icon of the event Stories on the Lawn - Outdoor Family Time Storytime
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes outside in the sunshine for kids 5 and under. This program takes place, weather permitting, on the lawn of the High Park Library. Rain location inside the branch. B.Y.O.B. event (bring yo...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 12
Thu Jul 19
Thu Jul 26
Thu Aug 02
Thu Aug 09
Icon of the event Drag Queen Storytime
Sat Jun 23, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In celebration of Pride, this special storytime features drag performance artists Fay Slift & Fluffy Soufflé!...

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies with their parents and caregivers. DROP IN.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 05
Thu Jul 12
Thu Jul 19
Thu Jul 26
Icon of the event French Storytime
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Stories, songs and rhymes in French and English pour les enfants ages 1-5 years and their parents/caregivers. This is a bilingual program, prior knowledge of French is not required. Drop in program.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 27
Fri Aug 03

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