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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Puppet Show: Munsch Fest
Tue Jul 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:40 pm
Location: High Park

Munsch away with us! Enjoy a hilarious rendition of the Robert Munsch classic 'Jonathan cleaned up, then he heard a sound, or, Blackberry subway jam' and Munsch Munsch more! ...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading (LTR)
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

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 Mondays at 5:...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 30
Mon May 07
Mon May 14
Mon May 21
Mon May 28
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing, and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. No Registration required. Call Riverdale Branch at 416-393-7720 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 27
Fri May 04
Fri May 11
Icon of the event Drag Queen Storytime
Sat Jun 23, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Join us for a special story time filled with stories and songs presented by a Drag Queen to celebrate Pride month.

Icon of the event Saturday Story time
Sat Jul 28, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Join us for Saturday Story time.

Icon of the event Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Stories, bounces, tickles and songs for babies (0-18 months) and their caregivers. Enjoy Stay and Play from 10:30-11:30 a.m. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 23
Mon Apr 30
Mon May 07
Mon May 14
Mon May 21
Icon of the event Downsview Kids Book Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

If you are between the ages of 8 to 10 and love to read come join the Downsview Kids Book Club! Read fun books, play games and win cool prizes! Registration and library card required. Registration is on-going and the next boo...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 25
Wed May 30
Icon of the event Puppet Show: Strega Nona
Tue Jul 03, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:40 pm
Location: High Park

Come and see the much loved Toronto Public Library puppet show, Strega Nona. Based upon the classic Tomie DePaola picture book of the same name, this hilarious romp through southern Italy will sure to delight audiences of all...

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

Join us every Friday for stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and more for kids 0 to 5 years old with their parent or caregiver. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 27
Fri May 04
Fri May 11
Fri May 18
Icon of the event Family Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Northern District

Stories, songs and finger plays for children (0-5 years) and their caregivers. Families are invited to Stay and Play from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Drop in; no registration needed. All programs in Main Floor Program Room.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 25
Wed May 02
Wed May 09
Wed May 16
Wed May 23

Families can borrow free passes to local museums, art galleries and similar venues, such as the Art Gallery of Ontario and the ROM.