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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 Baby Time
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. There is a limit of fifteen babies.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 12
Wed Sep 19
Wed Sep 26
Wed Oct 03
Wed Oct 10
Icon of the event Registration for Baby Time
Wed Sep 12, 2018 | 10:00 am - 10:25 am
Location: Port Union

Register and attend the first program on the same day! In person registration begins at 10 am. Baby Time is a 30 minute program and it will be held for six weeks, from Wed. Sept. 12 to Wed. Oct. 17, from 10:30-11:00 a.m. The ...

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  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 Summer Family Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Alderwood

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes. For children age 5 and under with a parent or caregiver. Drop-in. No registration necessary. For more information please call 416-394-5310.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 10
Tue Jul 17
Tue Jul 24
Tue Jul 31
Tue Aug 07

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