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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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11:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

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


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 10
Sat Mar 17
Sat Mar 24
Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eglinton Square

Favourite stories, finger plays, songs and verse for children with parents and caregivers. For ages 3-5 years. Registration begins Monday April 16th. Call 416-396-3820 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 01
Tue May 08
Tue May 15
Tue May 22
Tue May 29
Icon of the event Spring has Sprung
Mon Mar 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join us for Spring-themed stories, arts & crafts. All ages are welcome. Daycares, please call the branch to arrange a separate program.

Icon of the event Stories Without Borders: The Shipmates of Captain McCow
Thu Mar 22, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Fairview

Eric Borrias is a Dutch storyteller who entertains, enthralls and entices with his original stories. This event is part of the Stories Without Borders series of the 2018 Toronto Storytelling Festival. For more information, co...

Icon of the event Cardboard Challenge
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Get ready to build and create with cardboard. Innovation in action! Ages 3 and up. Daycares, please call the branch to register for a separate program.

Icon of the event Shake, Shimmy, and Boogie
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Wychwood

A music and movement program combining 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....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 06
Tue Mar 13
Tue Mar 20
Tue Mar 27
Icon of the event Baby Time 1
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Morning stories, songs and bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies up to 18 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers. Registration begins Saturday, April 7. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 or visit...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 20
Fri Apr 27
Fri May 04
Fri May 11
Fri May 18
Icon of the event Rainbow Storytime
Sat Jun 09, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Fairview

Join us for stories, songs, and crafts to celebrate National Pride Month, all kinds of families, and all gender-fabulous children!...

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

Join us for Saturday Family Time! Enjoy songs, stories, and rhymes for children ages 0-6....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 03
Sat Mar 10
Sat Mar 17
Sat Mar 24
Icon of the event Downsview Kids Book Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

If you are between the ages of 8 and 12 and love to read come join the Downsview Kids Book Club! Read fun books, play games and win cool prizes! Registration and library card required. Registration and first book pick-up will...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 28
Wed Apr 25
Wed May 30

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.