Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Holiday Story time and Songs
Sat Dec 08, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Jones

Join us for Holiday songs and stories followed by some fun crafts. Bring the whole family. Get cozy at the Jones hearth.

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:10 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Lawrence

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 24
Wed Oct 31
Wed Nov 07
Wed Nov 14
Wed Nov 21
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 28
Sun Nov 04
Sun Nov 11
Sun Nov 18
Sun Nov 25
Icon of the event Toddler Time (FULL)
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 with their parents or caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 26
Fri Nov 02
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Queen/Saulter

Join us on Wednesdays for stories, songs and fingerplays for children and their parents and caregivers from 10:30AM-11:00AM.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 24
Wed Oct 31
Wed Nov 07
Wed Nov 14
Wed Nov 21
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
9:30 am - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

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 Saturdays dur...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 27
Sat Nov 03
Sat Nov 10
Sat Nov 17
Sat Nov 24
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 Saturday Story time
Sat Dec 15, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Join us for Saturday Stories and songs!

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

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 Oct 27
Sat Nov 03
Sat Nov 10
Sat Nov 17
Sat Nov 24

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