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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Music Fun
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

This is an interactive program where children, 2-6 yrs old, and parents/caregivers will explore various types of music and musical instruments. Co-sponsored with Malvern Family Resource Centre. This is a drop-in program - f...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 25
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 08
Thu Feb 15
Thu Feb 22
Icon of the event Be My Valentine
Sat Feb 10, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Come and celebrate love in stories, songs and a craft to take home for someone special. Please register at the branch or by calling...

Icon of the event Get Ready for Mother's Day
Sat May 05, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Let's celebrate Mom with stories, songs and a special craft. Age 4 and up. To register, visit the Branch or call 416-396-8740.

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

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 02
Wed Feb 07
Fri Feb 09
Wed Feb 14
Fri Feb 16
Icon of the event Family Storytime
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: St. Lawrence

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with the library at the St. Lawrence Community and Recreation Centre. Enjoy stories, rhymes, puppets and more. Location: 230 The Esplanade


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 27
Icon of the event Cantonese Story Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes in Cantonese for children 19 months to 5 years old with their parents/caregivers. Children will also make a small craft to take home at the end of each session. Registration begins Jan. 2nd. Regis...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 20
Tue Feb 27
Tue Mar 06
Tue Mar 13
Tue Mar 20
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Fri Sep 29, 2017 - Sun Sep 29, 2019
Location: Annette 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 Tuesdays or T...

Icon of the event Baby Time
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Tickles, bounces and songs for children from birth to 11 months of age. To register, visit or call the Branch at 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 25
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 08
Thu Feb 15
Thu Feb 22
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Elmbrook Park

Stories, songs and rhymes for children 0-5 with a caregiver....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 26
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
Fri Feb 16
Fri Feb 23
Icon of the event Family Time
9:30 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Humber Summit

Stories, rhymes and songs for children 5 years and under, with their parents/caregivers. Drop-In


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 03

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