Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join us on Saturdays for stories, songs and fingerplays for children and their parents and caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Nov 03
Sat Nov 17
Sat Dec 01
Sat Dec 15
Sat Dec 29
Icon of the event Sunday Afternoon Fun!
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Join us for Sunday afternoon story time and activities such as crafts, LEGO, Snap Circuits and more.


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Oct 21
Sun Oct 28
Sun Nov 04
Sun Nov 11
Sun Nov 18
Icon of the event Family Time
11:15 am - 11:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: High Park

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 27
Sat Nov 03
Sat Nov 10
Sat Nov 17
Sat Nov 24
Icon of the event Halloween Family Time and Craft
Sat Oct 27, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Location: Agincourt

Come and show off your awesome Halloween costumes early! Join us for some spooky stories, hair-raising rhymes and scaaaary songs! Make and take a Halloween craft or two!...

Icon of the event Saturday Story Time
Sat Nov 17, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Join us for stories and songs.

Icon of the event Learning Through Play-EarlyON (Birth-6 Years)
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

This program teaches parents and caregivers about the development stages of children, the importance of play and communication strategies to deal with the child. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 24
Wed Oct 31
Wed Nov 07
Wed Nov 14
Icon of the event Puppet Show - Name of The Tree
Thu Nov 29, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Parliament Street

For November's puppet show the Parliament Street Library presents: The Name of the Tree, a Bantu tale. When the other animals fail at the task, the slow but wise turtle finds a way to obtain the bountiful fruits of a magic tr...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

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 on Thursday eveni...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 10
Thu Jan 17
Thu Jan 24
Thu Jan 31
Thu Feb 07
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 age 19 months to 3 years with their parents/caregivers. Limited to 30 children.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 09
Fri Nov 16
Fri Nov 23
Fri Nov 30
Fri Dec 07
Icon of the event Baby Time (FULL)
10:00 am - 10:30 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 with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 23
Tue Oct 30

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