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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 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 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 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 Baby Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, finger plays and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Registration begins April 23rd. Register in person or by phone, 416-396-8979. Space is limi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jun 04
Mon Jun 11
Mon Jun 18
Mon Jun 25
Icon of the event Bugaboo
Tue Jul 03, 2018 | 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for stories, rhymes, songs and a craft as we explore the small, yet fascinating world of insects. Suitable for children ages 3-5 with parent and/or caregiver. No registration required. Daycares with groups of 10 or mo...

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 Drag Queen Storytime at Parkdale
Sat Jun 09, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Location: Parkdale

Drag Queen Lucy Flawless will be coming to Parkdale library for a family storytime-celebrate Pride Month with us!...

Icon of the event Collecting Wonders
Tue Jul 10, 2018 | 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and a craft as we discover how collecting creates wonderment. Suitable for children ages 3-5 with parent and/or caregiver. No registration required. Daycares with groups of 10 or more, ple...