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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Aug 16
Thu Sep 13
Thu Sep 20
Thu Sep 27
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
Icon of the event Saturday Story Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Join us for songs and stories. Start your weekend off right!


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 08
Sat Sep 15
Icon of the event Summer Reading Club Storytime
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Get out of the heat, come inside and enjoy a fun friendly storytime.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 20
Mon Aug 27
Icon of the event Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Enjoy fun activities, stories, songs and rhymes at a staff-led storytime for the entire family. For children with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Aug 18
Sat Aug 25
Sat Sep 01
Sat Sep 08
Sat Sep 15
Icon of the event Baby Lap Time
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Learn new songs, rhymes and finger plays; and foster bonding with your baby! For Parents and their Babies up to 12 months. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 10
Mon Sep 17
Mon Sep 24
Mon Oct 01
Mon Oct 08
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

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. Children must fi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 24
Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Rexdale

Come and join us for songs, finger plays, story time and shaker time with your little one every Tuesday morning. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 11
Tue Sep 18
Tue Sep 25
Tue Oct 02
Tue Oct 09
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:
Wed Aug 22
Wed Aug 29
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Jones

Join us for songs and stories for your little ones. Aimed at toddlers but bring the whole family! Large groups must call to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 14
Fri Sep 21
Fri Sep 28
Fri Oct 05
Fri Oct 12