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Reading Programs & Storytimes

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 Stories Without Borders: Stories for Social Justice
Thu Mar 22, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Annette Street

Professional storyteller Jaimie Oliviero will tell stories with the theme Stories for Social Justice. Jaimie is a Winnipeg-based children's author, storyteller, and peace activist. He has performed in festivals around the wor...

Icon of the event Green Day at the Library!
Sat Mar 17, 2018 | 10:30 am - 11:15 am
Location: Parkdale

Celebrate all things Green in honour of St. Patrick's Day! Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories, and stay for craft. Don't forget to wear something green!...

Icon of the event Cardboard Challenge
Wed Mar 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Get ready to build and create with cardboard. Innovation in action! Ages 3 and up. Daycares, please call the branch to register for a separate program.

Icon of the event Spring has Sprung
Mon Mar 12, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join us for Spring-themed stories, arts & crafts. All ages are welcome. Daycares, please call the branch to arrange a separate program.

Icon of the event Paws 4 Reading
11:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Come read to Percy the therapy dog in the children's area. Drop in.


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 03
Icon of the event Downsview Kids Book Club
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

If you are between the ages of 8 and 12 and love to read come join the Downsview Kids Book Club! Read fun books, play games and win cool prizes! Registration and library card required. Registration and first book pick-up will...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 28
Wed Apr 25
Wed May 30
Icon of the event Baby Lap Time
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dufferin/St.Clair

Learn new songs, rhymes and finger plays; and foster bonding with your baby! For Parents and their Babies up to 14 months. Drop-in.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 26
Mon Mar 05
Mon Mar 12
Mon Mar 19
Mon Mar 26
Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Bring your children ages 5 and under for fun and educational activities, information on parenting/child development, healthy nutritious snacks, and to meet other parents and caregivers....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 26
Mon Mar 05
Mon Mar 12
Mon Mar 19
Mon Mar 26
Icon of the event Leading To Reading (LTR)
5:00 pm - 5:00 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 Feb 26
Mon Mar 05
Mon Mar 12
Mon Mar 19
Mon Mar 26