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Reading Programs & Storytimes

Icon of the event Infant Parent-Child Mother Goose
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bendale

Join us for a group experience where you will learn and enjoy the power and pleasure of using rhymes, songs and stories together. In partnership with the Scarborough Centre Ontario Early Years Centre. Birth to 4 years old.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 01
Fri Jun 08
Fri Jun 15
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 Creative Play
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Creative Play is an interactive drop-in program for children 0-6 years with their parents or caregivers. This program includes arts and crafts, stories, and circle time. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 14
Tue Jun 19
Thu Jun 21
Tue Jun 26
Thu Jun 28
Icon of the event Readiness to Learn
9:15 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

This program is for children 3 years old and their parents/caregivers. It includes activities that improve cognitive thinking, motor skills, socialization and independence to help children feel more confident when starting sc...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 01
Fri Jun 08
Fri Jun 15
Fri Jun 22
Fri Jun 29
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
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Davenport

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 Thursday eve...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 31
Thu Jun 07
Thu Jun 14
Thu Jun 21
Thu Jun 28
Icon of the event Toddler Time
10:30 am - 11:15 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Stories, fingerplays and songs for children 19 - 36 months and their caregivers. Drop in program, for more information visit or call the branch at 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 30
Wed Jun 06
Wed Jun 13
Wed Jun 20
Icon of the event Baby Time
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Tickles, bounces and songs for children from birth to 18 months of age. Drop in program, for more information visit or call the branch at 416-396-8740.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 31
Thu Jun 07
Thu Jun 14
Thu Jun 21
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 Family Time
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Families are welcomed to come and celebrate some of the things that we love or maybe discover a new favourite at this "Ready for Reading" Storytime. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 12
Thu Jul 19
Thu Jul 26
Thu Aug 02
Thu Aug 09

Picture books, chapter books & audiobooks for kids 12 and under