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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Sep 19
Icon of the event Family Storytime
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cliffcrest

Children aged birth to six years joined by their parents and/or caregivers will enjoy stories, songs and a simple craft. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 05
Wed Sep 12
Wed Sep 19
Wed Sep 26
Wed Oct 03
Icon of the event Wacky Wednesday - Animal Antics
Wed Aug 29, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Locke

Stories, craft and fun for ages 2 1/2 to 5 yrs. Pick up a ticket at the desk 1/2 an hour before the program starts. Daycares, day camps and groups must phone in advance to book space. 416-393-7730

Icon of the event Wacky Wednesdays - Book of Wonders
Wed Aug 15, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Locke

Stories and fun. Make your own book to store your favourite stickers, stamps, shapes and more. Pick up a ticket at the desk 1/2 an hour before the program starts. Daycares, day camps and groups must phone in advance to book...

Icon of the event Wacky Wednesday - Bugaboo
Wed Aug 08, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Locke

Stories and craft exploring the small yet fascinating world of insects. For ages 2 1/2 to 5 yrs. Pick up a ticket at the desk 1/2 an hour before the program starts. Daycares, day camps and groups must phone in advance to book...

Icon of the event Wacky Wednesday - Magic Circle
Wed Jul 25, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Locke

Circle stories, fun and games for ages 2 1/2 to 5 yrs. Pick up a ticket at the desk 1/2 an hour before the program starts. Daycares, day camps and groups must phone in advance to book space. 416-393-7730

Icon of the event Some Buttons, Some String
Tue Jul 24, 2018 | 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and get creative with just a few buttons and a bit of string! Suitable for children ages 3-5 with parent and/or caregiver. No registration required. Daycares with groups of 10 or more, ple...

Icon of the event Power of Plants
Tue Jul 17, 2018 | 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Plants are powerful things! Explore these books, rhymes and activities to discover how plants and gardening can better the world around us. Suitable for children ages 3-5 with parent and/or caregiver. No registration requi...

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. No reg...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 14
Sat Aug 11
Sat Sep 22
Icon of the event Read to Me
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Join us for a special summertime version of our popular Family Time program. Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and craft activities that are based on this year's TD Summer Reading Club theme. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 13
Fri Jul 20
Fri Jul 27