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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Camp Fire Stories
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Come on out and listen to camp fire stories at the Annette Library. This program is great for older kids who also have stories they would like to share.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 09
Mon Aug 13
Icon of the event Baby Time Drop In
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

Join us for stories, music, puppets, and tickling and bouncing rhymes. For babies aged 0-17 months.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 05
Thu Jul 19
Icon of the event Wacky Wednesdays
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Locke

Stories, activities, crafts, and fun for ages 2 1/2 to 5 yrs. Pick up a ticket at the desk half an hour before the program starts.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 04
Wed Jul 11
Wed Jul 18
Wed Jul 25
Wed Aug 01
Icon of the event Get Your Summer Read On Day!  Magic with WONDERPHIL!
Sat Jun 23, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join us while we kick off the 2018 TD Summer Reading Club! Join the club, and take part in exciting activities all summer long! Come for a special magic show with WonderPhil at 1:30, then stay to sign up for the TD Summer Re...

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 Jun 16
Sat Jul 14
Sat Aug 18
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 required. Please note: no program on Apr. 28 or May 26.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 09
Sat Jun 23
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
9:30 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pleasant View

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 Saturday morn...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 09
Sat Jun 16
Sat Jun 23
Sat Jun 30
Sat Jul 07
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 Apr. 28 or May 26.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 09
Sat Jun 23
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Palmerston

Stories, rhymes, finger plays, and action songs for toddlers ages 19 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 06
Wed Jun 13
Wed Jun 20
Wed Jun 27
Wed Jul 04
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