Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Time
10:45 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Alderwood

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


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 15
Thu Nov 22
Thu Nov 29
Thu Dec 06
Thu Dec 13
Icon of the event Baby Time
Tue Sep 25, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: High Park

Introduce your child to sounds and actions at a staff-led storytime with bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories. For babies with their parents or caregivers.

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Sat Sep 22, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Join us for special STEM Storytime during Science Literacy Week. Listen to stories and songs, try simple, fun hands-on experiments. Parents or caregivers must attend with children.

Icon of the event Baby Time and Living and Learning with Baby
10:45 am - 12:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Alderwood

Stories, songs and fingerplays for babies from birth to 12 months with their parents or caregivers. Following storytime a Toronto Public Health nurse will lead a discussion on a variety of topics including parenthood, infant ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 27
Thu Oct 04
Thu Oct 11
Thu Oct 18
Thu Oct 25
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 Sep 27
Thu Oct 04
Thu Oct 11
Thu Oct 18
Thu Oct 25
Icon of the event Tagalog Storytime
Wed Nov 14, 2018 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Location: High Park

Join us for a very special bilingual English-Tagalog storytime in celebration of Filipino culture! Stories, songs and rhymes in Tagalog for kids and their parents/caregivers.

Icon of the event Toddler Time (FULL)
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Familiarize your child with letters, numbers and colors at a staff-led storytime with stories, songs and rhymes! For toddlers with their parents or caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 28
Fri Oct 05
Fri Oct 12
Fri Oct 19
Fri Oct 26
Icon of the event Preschool Fun with Learning
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

This is a drop in program for children, 3 yrs to 6 yrs and their parents/caregivers. This program focuses on engaging children in a variety of fun activities such as crafts, sensory and circle time. In partnership with Ontari...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 28
Fri Oct 05
Fri Oct 12
Fri Oct 19
Icon of the event  Family Book Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Calling all reading families! Join us each month to discuss gret children's books. Conversation will be followed by a simple activity/craft. Copies of each month's book will be available at the branch. All are welcome. Drop i...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 20
Sat Nov 17
Mon Dec 17
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes for children 19 months to 5 years old, with parents or caregivers. Registration begins Aug. 1st. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limited.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 25
Tue Oct 02
Tue Oct 09

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