Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Sweet Signs
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

This four week drop-in program will introduce families to sign language. Sign language can reduce frustration, heighten verbal growth and strengthen communication skills. Families will come together in a large group setting, ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 02
Fri Nov 09
Fri Nov 16
Fri Nov 23
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 Oct 24
Wed Nov 28
Icon of the event Baby Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, puppets, and stories for babies from birth to 17 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot (in person or by telephone) Sept. 24 - Oct. 6. Dr...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 23
Tue Oct 30
Tue Nov 06
Tue Nov 13
Tue Nov 20
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, puppets, and stories for babies from birth to 17 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot (in person or by telephone) Sept. 24 - Oct. 6. Dra...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 23
Tue Oct 30
Tue Nov 06
Tue Nov 13
Tue Nov 20
Icon of the event  Family Book Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Calling all reading families! Join us each month to discuss gret children's books. Conversation will be followed by a simple activity/craft. Copies of each month's book will be available at the branch. All are welcome. Drop i...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 20
Sat Nov 17
Mon Dec 17
Icon of the event Preschool Time
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 31 months - 5 years with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot (in person or by telephone) Sept. 24 - Oct. 6. Draw after Oct. 9.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 18
Thu Oct 25
Thu Nov 01
Thu Nov 08
Thu Nov 15
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:45 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 18 months to 30 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot (in person or by telephone) Sept. 24 - Oct. 6. Draw after Oct. 9.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 17
Wed Oct 24
Wed Oct 31
Wed Nov 07
Wed Nov 14
Icon of the event Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration is required. Please note: No program on Sept. 1, 29, Dec. 22.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Oct 13
Sat Oct 27
Sat Nov 10
Sat Nov 24
Sat Dec 08
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in program, no registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 10
Wed Oct 17
Wed Oct 24
Icon of the event Preschool Fun with Learning
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

This is a drop in program for children, 3 yrs to 6 yrs and their parents/caregivers. This program focuses on engaging children in a variety of fun activities such as crafts, sensory and circle time. In partnership with Ontari...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 28
Fri Oct 05
Fri Oct 12
Fri Oct 19