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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Kamishibai Story Time and Craft
Tue Mar 13, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Fort York

Storytelling done in a traditional Japanese style with story boards and a miniature stage. Afterwards, join us for a craft. For children ages 0-8. Drop in. No registration required.

Icon of the event Baby Time
11:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fort York

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies and their caregivers. Drop in, no registration required. If you have any questions, please call the branch at 416-393-6240.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 13
Tue Mar 20
Tue Mar 27
Tue Apr 03
Tue Apr 10
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 Bilingual Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fort York

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies and their caregivers in English and French. Drop in, no registration required. If you have any questions, please call the branch at 416-393-6240.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 05
Mon Mar 12
Mon Mar 19
Mon Mar 26
Mon Apr 09
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 Cantonese Story Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Stories, songs and rhymes in Cantonese for children 19 months to 5 years old with their parents/caregivers. Children will also make a small craft to take home at the end of each session. Registration begins Jan. 2nd. Regis...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 27
Tue Mar 06
Tue Mar 13
Tue Mar 20
Tue Mar 27