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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Toddler Time Drop-In
Fri Aug 10, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Humber Summit

Join us for stories, songs and finger rhymes for Toddlers ages 19 months to 3 yrs, with their parent or caregiver.

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration required. Please note: no program on Apr. 28 or May 26.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 23
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
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Stories, fingerplays and songs for children 19 - 36 months and their caregivers. Drop in program, for more information visit or call the branch at 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 20
Icon of the event Wacky Wednesdays - Dr. Seuss Day
Wed Jul 04, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Locke

Stories, activities, crafts, and fun for ages 2 1/2 to 5 yrs. Pick up a ticket at the desk half an hour before the program starts. Daycares, day camps and groups must phone in advance to book space.

Icon of the event Baby Time
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Tickles, bounces and songs for children from birth to 18 months of age. Drop in program, for more information visit or call the branch at 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 21
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 Jun 19
Tue Jun 26
Icon of the event Drag Queen Storytime
Sat Jun 23, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: S. Walter Stewart

In celebration of Pride, this special storytime features drag performance artists Fay Slift & Fluffy Soufflé!...

Icon of the event Book Buddies
10:00 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Preschoolers & kindergarteners 3-5 years of age experience stories in many different ways and have fun reading and creating crafts. Register @ 416-394-2424, ext 225. Presented by Yorktown Child & Family Centre.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 25
Mon Jul 09
Mon Jul 16
Mon Jul 23
Mon Jul 30