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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Join us at Palmerston Branch for our weekly family time every Friday at 10:30 am. We have stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 17
Fri Aug 24
Fri Aug 31
Fri Sep 07
Fri Sep 14
Icon of the event Baby Lap Time
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Learn new songs, rhymes and finger plays; and foster bonding with your baby! For Parents and their Babies up to 12 months. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 10
Mon Sep 17
Mon Sep 24
Mon Oct 01
Mon Oct 08
Icon of the event East End Storytellers; Winter Holiday Edition
Sat Dec 01, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Join us for a fun filled time from the East End Storytellers Group that will share fun stories for the Winter . ...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

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. Children must fi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 24
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:
Wed Aug 22
Wed Aug 29
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Come join us for some fun songs, stories and rhymes! Meet new friends and have some fun in the library! Ages 0-5. Parent or caregiver participation required. Drop In. **Please note there will be no Family Time on August 16.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 23
Thu Aug 30
Icon of the event Scarborough Stories
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Morningside

Join Artists in the Library from the Community Arts Guild along with East End Storytellers to experiment with different kinds of storytelling. Our theme will be stories of Scarborough, including tales that are personal, histo...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 12
Wed Sep 19
Wed Sep 26
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 17
Icon of the event Baby Time and Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. Drop in program.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 05
Fri Oct 12
Fri Oct 19
Fri Oct 26
Fri Nov 02
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Stories, rhymes, finger plays, and action songs for toddlers ages 19 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 22
Wed Aug 29
Wed Sep 05
Wed Sep 12
Wed Sep 19
Icon of the event East End Storytellers
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Morningside

Storytelling is not just for children - adults can share and enjoy stories too! This group is open to storytellers of all levels including those just learning to share and tell stories. Story-listeners are also welcome. Share...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 21