Reading Programs & Storytimes

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11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Listen to storybooks, sing along with favourite songs and make a craft to take home! Drop in every Saturday morning, rain or shine. All children accompanied by parents and caregivers are welcome, no registration required. For...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 06
Sat Oct 13
Sat Oct 20
Sat Oct 27
Sat Nov 03
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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 STEM Storytime
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

It's never too early to start having fun with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math! With a parent or caregiver, children from ages 3 to 5 are invited to explore early STEM concepts, ignite curiosity and have fun.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 22
Sat Sep 29
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Tue Sep 25, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Centennial

Wear your pajamas to the library! Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children with their parents or caregivers. All children welcome!...

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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.

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10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Stories, songs and simple crafts for toddlers 19 to 35 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers. Registration begins Saturday, October 6. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 or visit the second floor i...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 22
Mon Oct 29
Mon Nov 05
Mon Nov 12
Mon Nov 19
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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  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 Sep 22
Sat Oct 20
Sat Nov 17
Mon Dec 17
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eglinton Square

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 21
Fri Sep 28
Fri Oct 05
Fri Oct 12
Icon of the event Pajama Time - Halloween Howl
Thu Oct 18, 2018 | 6:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Alderwood

Stories, songs and activities celebrating Halloween! For children 5 and under with a parent or caregiver.

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