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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maryvale

A half hour of stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes for children from birth to age 5. Limited to 20 children with parents/caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 23
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10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

This 30 minute program consists of bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 30
Wed Jun 06
Icon of the event Saturday Story Time
Sat Aug 04, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Jones

Join us for stories!

Icon of the event Wild, Wordy Wednesdays
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Come on down to the Parliament Street Library for TD Summer Reading Club programs every Wednesday at 2pm. Each week we will host a themed activity, craft or experiment centered around exciting Summer Reading Club recommended ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 27
Wed Jul 04
Wed Jul 11
Wed Jul 18
Wed Jul 25
Icon of the event Passionate about Music
Sat Jul 07, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Location: Runnymede

Unleash your passions with our feature title. Listen to ...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

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 eve...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 31
Thu Jun 07
Thu Jun 14
Thu Jun 21
Thu Jun 28
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 May 30
Wed Jun 06
Wed Jun 13
Wed Jun 20
Icon of the event Unicorn Drag Queen Storytime
Sat Jun 16, 2018 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Location: Don Mills

In celebration of PRIDE Month, join drag queen Juice Boxx in an hour of stories about all kinds of families, self-expression and unicorns! Kids will have an opportunity to take photos with our fabulous drag queen guest and ma...

Icon of the event Rainbow Family Story Time
Sat Jun 16, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Runnymede

Join us during the Inside Out festival in Bloor West Village for a Pride themed Family Time on the parkette behind the library (weather permitting)! This event is B.Y.O. blanket. In the event of rain, we will gather in the pr...

Icon of the event Pyjama Time
6:45 pm - 7:15 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration is required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 30
Wed Jun 20

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