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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 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 Camp Fire Stories
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Come on out and listen to camp fire stories at the Annette Library. This program is great for older kids who also have stories they would like to share.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 13
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 Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Join us for Saturday Family Time. Enjoy songs, stories, rhymes and bounces for children ages 0-5. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 08
Sat Sep 15
Sat Sep 22
Sat Sep 29
Sat Oct 06
Icon of the event Baby Time and Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. Drop in program.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 05
Fri Oct 12
Fri Oct 19
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:
Wed Aug 15
Wed Aug 22
Wed Aug 29
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 Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Come join us for some fun songs, stories and rhymes! Meet new friends and have some fun in the library! Ages 0-5. Parent or caregiver participation required. Drop In. **Please note there will be no Family Time on August 16.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 23
Thu Aug 30
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