Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 individualized sessions with volunteers. Space is limited. Please co...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 24
Wed Oct 31
Wed Nov 07
Wed Nov 14
Wed Nov 21
Icon of the event Baby Time @ 11 a.m.
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
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 from birth to 18 months with their parents/caregivers. Registration opens Thursday Novembe...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 06
Tue Nov 13
Tue Nov 20
Tue Nov 27
Tue Dec 04
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Join us for songs and stories for Baby and caregiver. No registration necessary except for large groups or day cares. No session on Monday Oct.8th as we are closed.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 22
Icon of the event Halloween Party
Sat Oct 27, 2018 | 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Have a SPOOKtacular good time! Enjoy the wide variety of Halloween programs for children, teens, adults, and families taking place at the Barbara Frum Library.

Icon of the event Toddler Time
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 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. Limited to 30 children.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 08
Thu Nov 15
Thu Nov 22
Thu Nov 29
Thu Dec 06
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 Oct 26
Fri Nov 02
Icon of the event Paws 4 Stories
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Runnymede

Take turns reading stories to Troy, a certified Paws Therapy golden retriever, alongside his handler Shelli. For ages 5 and up.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 23
Tue Oct 30
Tue Nov 06
Tue Nov 13
Tue Nov 20
Icon of the event Toddler Time and Play
10:00 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Stories, songs and rhymes for Toddlers 18 to 36 months and their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 25
Thu Nov 01
Thu Nov 08
Thu Nov 15
Thu Nov 22
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

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. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 23
Tue Oct 30
Tue Nov 06
Tue Nov 13
Tue Nov 20

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