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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Family Time
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maryvale

A half hour of stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes for children from birth to age 5. Limited to 20 children with parents/caregivers. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jun 23
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 STEM Storytime
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Join us for a special STEM Storytime series. Listen to stories and songs, try simple fun hands-on experiments and concepts in science, technology, engineering and math. For children ages 3-5 with a caregiver. Parents or careg...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jul 14
Sat Jul 21
Sat Jul 28
Sat Aug 04
Icon of the event Tell Us About Your Books
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Come to the library and talk about what you've been reading this summer. Suitable for children of all ages. Parents and caregivers welcome. Call 416-396-3865 for more details.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 03
Tue Jul 10
Tue Jul 17
Tue Jul 24
Tue Jul 31
Icon of the event Garden Storytime & Craft
Wed Aug 15, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Enjoy stories and a craft in the enchanted community garden behind Parkdale Library.

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 Heure du conte / French Storytime
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Ècoutez des histoires et des chansons en Français. Enfants 5 à 10 ans. L'inscription commence le 13 juin. Espace est limité.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 13
Fri Jul 27
Fri Aug 10
Fri Aug 24
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Is your child between Grades 1 and 6? Does your child need extra help to improve their reading skills? If so, then please join us for free hourly one on one individualised sessions with volunteers. Space is limited, please re...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 23
Wed May 30
Wed Jun 06
Wed Jun 13
Wed Jun 20
Icon of the event Babies & Tots Storytime
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Stories, songs and rhymes for babies and toddlers from birth to 36 months with their parents or caregivers. Storytime runs from 10:30-11:00 AM, followed by Stay and Play from 11:00-11:30 AM. Drop-in. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 25
Fri Jun 01
Fri Jun 08
Fri Jun 15
Fri Jun 22
Icon of the event Love, Laugh & Learn-EarlyON
10:00 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

A language and literacy program for parents and caregivers with their babies. Birth-12 months. Register in person or by calling Natalia at: 416-783-7298, Ext. 403. Third Floor, Room A.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 24
Thu May 31