Reading Programs & Storytimes

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

Stories, rhymes and songs. For children 5 and under and their parents/guardians. Family Time will be held bi-weekly starting March 14, 2018.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 24
Wed Nov 07
Wed Nov 21
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 Oct 25
Thu Nov 01
Thu Nov 08
Thu Nov 15
Thu Nov 22
Icon of the event Sweet Signs
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

This four week 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, to sign ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 02
Fri Nov 09
Fri Nov 16
Fri Nov 23
Icon of the event Paws 4 Stories
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Take turns reading stories to Troy, a certified Paws Therapy golden retriever, alongside his handler Shelli. For ages 5 and up.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 23
Tue Oct 30
Tue Nov 06
Tue Nov 13
Tue Nov 20
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 24
Icon of the event Leading to Reading Volunteers
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Volunteers needed.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 23
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 Jan 10
Thu Jan 17
Thu Jan 24
Thu Jan 31
Thu Feb 07
Icon of the event Sunday Afternoon Fun!
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us for Sunday afternoon story time and activities such as crafts, LEGO, Snap Circuits and more.


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Oct 21
Sun Oct 28
Sun Nov 04
Sun Nov 11
Sun Nov 18
Icon of the event Heure du conte / French Storytime
6:30 pm - 7:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: McGregor Park

Pour les enfants de 5-10 ans. Venez vous amuser avec des histoires et des chansons en fran├žais. Veuillez appeler la succursale pour avoir des renseignements d'inscription sur le programme.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 06
Tue Nov 13
Tue Nov 20
Tue Nov 27
Icon of the event Storytime Play: The Pirate and the Penguin
Sat Dec 08, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Visit us on Saturday December 8th for a special storytime featuring local author Patricia Storms. A performance of Patricia's book ...