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"Children" Programs Across the City

(5 years and under)

Some storytimes require pre-registrations.
Check the program listings for details.

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Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Enjoy fun activities, stories, songs and rhymes at a staff-led storytime for the entire family. For children with their parents or caregivers.
Drop-in program. Registration not required.

Event Dates:
October 19, 2022

Family Time

10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Family Time runs from 10:30 to 11:00 am. Children, parents and caregivers are invited to Stay & Play from 11:00 to 11:30 am.

This is an in-person program. Space is limited and registration is required. Use the Eventbrite link below to register for each individual session*. Only one ticket is required per week for a pair of attendees. If you are no longer able to attend, please cancel your free ticket(s).

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/family-time-tickets-425153444397

If your child lives with a disability, and requires an accessibility accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Accessibility Services by email, accessibleservices@tpl.ca, or voicemail, 416-393-7099, to make a request. Please contact us at least three weeks in advance.

Event Dates:
December 8, 2022

The Amazing Universe

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

In this profusely-illustrated, non-technical presentation, you will see the universe, as revealed by astronomy, is just as exciting as the universe of science fiction and video games - and it's real! And you can see it, study it, and understand it! Presented by Dr. John Percy, Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto, in Astronomy & Astrophysics, and in Science Education.

Who can attend: Everyone
Fee: Free
Registration: Not required
Organized by: Toronto Public Library
Location: Toronto Reference Library - Hinton Theatre
Main floor, 789 Yonge Street
Contact us at: (416) 393-7149

If you identify as a person with a disability or as a person who is Deaf, and require an accessibility accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Accessibility Services by email, accessibleservices@tpl.ca, or voicemail, 416-393-7099, to make a request. Please contact us at least three weeks in advance.

Event Dates:
December 8, 2022

Musical Maestro's Toddler Time

10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Enjoy fun songs, rhymes and activities explored through musical instruments for children ages 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers

Program will be held on the lower level, in the children's department.

Drop-in. No registration required. Space permitting.


If your child lives with a disability, and requires an accessibility accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Accessibility Services by email, accessibleservices@tpl.ca, or voicemail, 416-393-7099, to make a request. Please contact us at least three weeks in advance.

Event Dates:
December 8, 2022

Puppet Show

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Join us for a funny puppet show: Petunia, and enjoy adventure of Momotor in Kamishibai story: Momotoro:The Peach Boy. After the show enjoy the paper craft.

Limited space. FREE tickets will be available on first-come first-serve basis one hour before show.

If your child lives with a disability, and requires an accessibility accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Accessibility Services by email accessibleservices@tpl.ca, or voicemail, 416-393-7099, to make a request. Please contact us at least three weeks in advance.

Event Dates:
December 8, 2022

Baby Time

10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers.

If your child lives with a disability, and requires an accessibility accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Accessibility Services at accessibleservices@tpl.ca or phone 416-393-7099. Please contact us at least three weeks in advance.

Registration is currently full. Please visit the branch or call 416-393-7671 to join the waitlist.

Event Dates:
December 8, 2022

Toddler Time

10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers.

This is an in-person program.

Registration is required. You can register in-branch, by calling 416-396-8960 or emailing brwstaff@tpl.ca. Space is limited.

If you or your child lives with a disability and requires an accessibility accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Accessibility Services by email, accessibleservices@tpl.ca, or voicemail, 416-393-7099, to make a request. Please contact us at least three weeks in advance.

Event Dates:
December 8, 2022

Family Time

10:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Join us on Thursdays morning for some family fun, hear stories, sing songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 5 and under with their parents or caregivers.

If your child lives with a disability, and requires an accessibility accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Accessibility Services at accessibleservices@tpl.ca or phone 416-393-7099. Please contact us at least three weeks in advance.
Drop in, no registration required.

Event Dates:
December 8, 2022
December 15, 2022
December 22, 2022

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