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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 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 Saturday Story Time
Sat Oct 13, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Join us for stories and songs.

Icon of the event Monster Time
Tue Oct 30, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, dress up in your favourite costume and get your monster on with some spooky stories and songs. Build your own mini-version of Dr. Frankenstein's Monster.

Icon of the event Creative Art
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Children will have the opportunity to create their own special craft using materials of different shapes, sizes and colors. Show & Tell is also a component of this program, in which children will have a chance to discuss thei...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 24
Fri Aug 31
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Songs, stories, and rhymes for children ages 0-9 months with their parents and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 10
Wed Oct 17
Wed Oct 24
Wed Oct 31
Wed Nov 07
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Stories, songs and finger plays for children (18 months-3 years) and their caregivers. Families are invited to Stay and Play from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Drop in; no registration needed. Program held in the Main Floor Meeting Room.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 02
Tue Oct 09
Tue Oct 16
Tue Oct 23
Tue Oct 30
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Rexdale

Come and join us for fun songs, rhymes, shaker time and a story for children and parents to enjoy! No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 07
Fri Sep 14
Fri Sep 21
Fri Sep 28
Fri Oct 05
Icon of the event Summer Story Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Stories, songs and rhymes for young children with their parents or caregivers. DROP IN.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 21
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, puppets, and stories for babies from birth to 17 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot (in person or by telephone) Sept. 24 - Oct. 6. Dr...


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