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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Drag Queen Storytime
Sat Jun 23, 2018 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Riverdale

Join us for a special story time filled with stories and songs presented by a Drag Queen to celebrate Pride month.

Icon of the event Leading to Reading (LTR)
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

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 Mondays at 5:...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 30
Mon May 07
Mon May 14
Mon May 21
Mon May 28
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing, and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. No Registration required. Call Riverdale Branch at 416-393-7720 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Apr 06
Fri Apr 13
Fri Apr 20
Fri Apr 27
Fri May 04
Icon of the event Stories Without Borders: South African Folktales
Thu Mar 22, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

Gcina Mhlophe is one of South Africa's most beloved storytellers, children's writers, and literacy advocates. This event is part of the Stories Without Borders series of the 2018 Toronto Storytelling Festival. For more inform...

Icon of the event March Break Story Time
Thu Mar 15, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Listen to an exciting story about spring and make a fun craft to take home. Suitable for children of all ages. Parents and caregivers welcome. For more information, call 416-396-3865.

Icon of the event Handle With Care
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

Handle with Care is a program for children and the their caregivers. It uses activities, games and discussions to enrich the social and emotional well-being of children from birth to 6 years as well as their caregivers. Throu...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 07
Wed Mar 14
Wed Mar 21
Wed Mar 28
Wed Apr 04
Icon of the event Handle With Care
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

Handle with Care is a program for children and their caregivers. It uses activities, games and discussions to enrich the social and emotional well-being of children from birth to 6 years as well as their caregivers. Through t...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 07
Wed Mar 14
Wed Mar 21
Wed Mar 28
Wed Apr 04
Icon of the event Storyfire
Sat Mar 03, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Jane/Sheppard

The library's own storytellers entertain and delight audiences of all ages. This event is part of the 2018 Toronto Storytelling Festival. For more information, contact the branch.

Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:00 am - 10:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Forest Hill

Songs, stories, and tickling rhymes for children ages 19 months and up and their caregivers. Registration not required. Please call 416-393-7706 for details.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 02
Fri Mar 09
Fri Mar 23
Fri Apr 06
Fri Apr 13
Icon of the event Music Fun
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

This is an interactive program where children, 2-6 yrs old, and parents/caregivers will explore various types of music and musical instruments. Co-sponsored with Malvern Family Resource Centre. This is a drop-in program - f...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 01
Thu Mar 08
Thu Mar 15
Thu Mar 22
Thu Mar 29