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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event P.A. Day: Winter Olympics Celebration
Fri Feb 16, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Annette Street

Join us for a warm, indoor celebration of the Winter Olympics this P.A. Day. Try paper plate skating, table-top curling and more! Suitable for ages 4 and up. No registration required. Daycares, please call the branch to arran...

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 Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Songs, stories and rhymes for children ages 19 months to 36 months with their parents or caregivers. No Registration required. Call Riverdale Branch at 416-393-7720 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 18
Icon of the event  Family Book Club
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Calling all reading families! Join us each month to discuss great children's books. Conversation will be followed by a simple activity/craft. Copies of each month's book will be available at the branch. All are welcome. No re...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 24
Sat Mar 24
Sat Apr 21
Icon of the event Leading to Reading
Ongoing event running from Fri Sep 29, 2017 - Sun Sep 29, 2019
Location: Annette Street

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 Tuesdays or T...

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 Family Time
11:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Annette Street

Join us upstairs for stories, songs and rhymes for children with their parents & caregivers. All are welcome, no registration required. We will be celebrating Family Literacy Day on January 27!


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Jan 20
Sat Jan 27
Sat Feb 03
Sat Feb 10
Sat Feb 17
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 Stories Without Borders - Stories for Social Justice
Thu Mar 22, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Annette Street

Professional storyteller Jaimie Olivier 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 Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Riverdale

Songs, stories and rhymes for children ages 19 months to 36 months with their parents or caregivers. No registration required. Call Riverdale Branch at 416-393-7720 for more information.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jan 19
Fri Jan 26
Fri Feb 02
Fri Feb 09
Fri Feb 16