Reading Programs & Storytimes

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

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in program, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 10
Wed Oct 17
Wed Oct 24
Icon of the event Music And Movement
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: College/Shaw

Join us at College/Shaw for a series of four Wednesday morning sessions of Music and Movement for Kids - enjoy rhymes, songs, dance and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 26
Icon of the event Family Story Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: College/Shaw

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 0-5 with their parents/caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 10
Wed Oct 17
Wed Oct 24
Wed Oct 31
Icon of the event Toddler Time
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
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.

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 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

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