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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Stories in the Park
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Join us for summer stories on the grass behind the library. This event is B.Y.O. blanket. In the event of rain, we will gather in the program room.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 03
Tue Jul 10
Tue Jul 17
Tue Jul 24
Tue Jul 31
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
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Is your child between Grades 1 and 6? Does your child need extra help to improve their reading skills? If so, then please join us for free hourly one on one individualised sessions with volunteers. Space is limited, please re...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 20
Icon of the event Dads & Babies (Birth-18 Months)
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Attention Dads, Grandads, and Uncles! Please join us for a story time program with books, rhymes and songs. Please register in person or by calling 416-395-5440. Main Floor, Story Room.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 23
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 Jun 23
Icon of the event Shake, Shimmy, and Boogie
10:30 am - 11:00 am 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 Jun 19
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

Join us for an interactive early literacy course. Sessions include stories, rhymes, tickles, bounces and much more. For parents/caregivers and babies from birth to 18 months.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 10
Tue Jul 17
Tue Jul 24
Tue Jul 31
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 11
Tue Sep 18
Tue Sep 25
Tue Oct 02
Tue Oct 09
Icon of the event Puppet Show - Kamishibai
Sat Jun 23, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Alderwood

Join us for Kamishibai (Japanese street theatre) stories and activities!...

Icon of the event Summer Reading Familytime and Craft
Sat Jun 23, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Wychwood

Join us for a special storytime and craft to launch the TD Summer Reading Club! All children will receive a free reading kit and the chance to win a prize. ...

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