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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Jan 25
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 08
Thu Feb 15
Thu Feb 22
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 Family Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Black Creek

Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 26
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
Fri Feb 16
Fri Feb 23
Icon of the event Let's Learn Together
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Highland Creek

This interactive, drop-in program is designed for families and their children ages 0 - 6 years. Each week we will focus on developing creativity and imagination through various activities such as crafts, play and more.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 24
Wed Jan 31
Wed Feb 07
Wed Feb 14
Wed Feb 21
Icon of the event Family Literacy Day Stories and Games
Sat Jan 27, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Highland Creek

Celebrate Family Literacy Day at the library with amazing stories and fun games. Drop in program.

Icon of the event Malaika's Winter Carnival Storytime
Tue Feb 20, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Celebrate Caribbean culture with local author Nadia Hohn!...

Icon of the event Family Literacy Day Fun
Mon Jan 22, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Thorncliffe

Come and celebrate Family Literacy Month at the library! Participate in a fun reading activity, and make a great craft to take home. Suitable for children of all ages. Parents and caregivers welcome. For more information, cal...

Icon of the event Leading to Reading
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Highland Creek

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 Thursdays @ 6...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 25
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 08
Thu Feb 15
Thu Feb 22
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 20
Tue Feb 27
Tue Mar 06
Tue Mar 13
Tue Mar 20
Icon of the event Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maryvale

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, stories and songs for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by calling the branch at 416-396-8931 any time after February 15. Limit 20 babies with their careg...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 09
Fri Mar 16
Fri Mar 23
Fri Mar 30
Fri Apr 06