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LAMP EarlyON Family Drop-In

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

A free drop-in play program for parents and caregivers and their children (birth to 6 years old). The program is designed to be parent/caregiver-child interactive and facilitates early learning, provides access to a variety of play resources and current information on parenting/child-rearing.

Presented by LAMP EarlyON.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 12

Holiday Movie: Home Alone

6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Movie screening of "Home Alone" will be played in the background for some festive good fun during our sweater-decorating program!

Details here:
https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDMEVT426838&R=EVT426838

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 12

Sanderson
327 Bathurst Street
416-393-7653

Pyjama Time

6:30 pm - 7:15 pm

Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children. Best for ages 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 12
  • Thu, Dec 19

Burrows Hall
1081 Progress Ave.
416-396-8740

PJ Time

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Stories and songs for children age 5 and under with their parents/caregivers & stuffed animals! Drop-in.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 12
  • Thu, Dec 19

Eglinton Square
1 Eglinton Square, Unit 126
416-396-8920

Baby Time- Stay and Play

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Stories, songs and rhymes for babies, birth to 18 months and their parents or caregivers.
Baby Time runs from 1:00-1:30, with playtime and socializing from 1:30-2:00. Drop in. Registration not required.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 12

Perth/Dupont
1589 Dupont Street
416-393-7677

Try the Potter's Wheel: Pottery Throwing Participatory Drop-In

1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Come try a potter's wheel with long-time pottery instructor Paul Stewart. Free. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 12

Toddler Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Songs, stories and rhymes for children 19 months to 5 years with their parents or caregivers.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 12

Yorkville
22 Yorkville Ave.
416-393-7660

Spanish Storytime

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Songs and stories for babies and young children in Spanish and English.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 12

Fort York
190 Fort York Blvd.
416-393-6240

Polish Family Story Time

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for stories, finger plays, songs, puppets and crafts in Polish
Drop-in

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 12

Long Branch
3500 Lake Shore Blvd. West
416-394-5320

Baby Time

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

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

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 12

Yorkville
22 Yorkville Ave.
416-393-7660

Holiday Crafts

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Come join us for a holiday winter-inspired craft. Do it yourself! The entire family is welcome!

For all ages.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 12

Jane/Sheppard
1906 Sheppard Ave West
416-395-5966

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

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

Drop in. No registration is required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13
  • Fri, Dec 20
  • Fri, Dec 27
  • Fri, Jan 3
  • Fri, Jan 10
  • Fri, Jan 17
  • Fri, Jan 24
  • Fri, Jan 31
  • Fri, Feb 7
  • Fri, Feb 14
  • Fri, Feb 21
  • Fri, Feb 28
  • Fri, Mar 6
  • Fri, Mar 13
  • Fri, Mar 20
  • Fri, Mar 27
  • Fri, Apr 3

Parkdale
1303 Queen Street West
416-393-7686

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes with a small craft afterwards. Bring the whole family for some fun!

For ages 0-5.

Drop in. No registration required. Call 416-395-5470 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13

Black Creek
1700 Wilson Ave.
416-395-5470

Toddler Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a 6-week session of action songs, finger rhymes, and stories for toddlers ages 19 months to three years, accompanied by their parents and caregivers. Stay, play, and mingle after the program.

Drop-in, no registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13
  • Fri, Dec 20

Mount Pleasant
599 Mt. Pleasant Road
416-393-7737

Toddler Time

10:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Stories, rhymes, finger plays, action songs and bounces for toddlers ages 19 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13
  • Fri, Dec 20

Riverdale
370 Broadview Ave.
416-393-7720

Holiday Sing-Along featuring the Victoria Village P.S. Choir

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for some holiday cheer as we sing along to some festive favourites.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 0-5 with their caregivers. Drop in, no registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Drop in for 30 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 0-5 and their parents/caregivers. Stay afterwards for playtime and socializing.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13
  • Fri, Dec 20
  • Fri, Dec 27

Maria A. Shchuka
1745 Eglinton Avenue West
416-394-1000

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers.

First half-hour will be storytime, second half is hangout and play/craft time.

Drop-in program every Friday morning.
Call the Weston Branch at 416-394-1016 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13

Weston
2 King Street
416-394-1016

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Join us at Palmerston Library for our weekly story time every Friday at 10:30am. Stories, songs, puppets, rhymes, shakers, and more! For kids 0-5 with their families and caregivers. Siblings are welcome. Program is 30 minutes plus 15 minutes for unstructured play.

Drop in, no registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13
  • Fri, Dec 20
  • Fri, Dec 27
  • Fri, Jan 3
  • Fri, Jan 10

Palmerston
560 Palmerston Ave.
416-393-7680

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for babies, birth to 18 months and their parents or caregivers. Babytime runs from 10:30-11am with playtime and socializing afterwards. Drop-in.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13

Gerrard/Ashdale
1432 Gerrard Street East
416-393-7717

Mommy and Baby Pilates

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

​Engage the mind and condition the total body with the added challenge and fun of doing Pilates with your baby. Mommy and Baby Pilates allows your little one to join the workout acting as a weight. Pilates is great for strengthening and toning which focuses on your core while increasing your flexibility. All you need is a Yoga Mat.

For ages 0-24 months.

Space is limited. Register in person in the branch or by calling 416-396-8931.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13

Maryvale
85 Ellesmere Road, Unit 16
416-396-8931

Baby Time

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and tickles! 10:30-11:00am Followed by our "Stay and Play Cafe!" 11:00-12:00pm No registration is required so drop in! Ages 18 months and under.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13

St. Clair/Silverthorn
1748 St. Clair Ave. West
416-393-7709

Virtual Reality Experience

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Ever wanted to know what Virtual Reality is like? Come learn about how it works, where it came from, and of course take part in a game or experience yourself! You won't believe it until you try it!

Note: This is a first-come-first-serve program, no registration required. All ages are welcome. All small children under the age of 9 should be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13
  • Fri, Dec 20

Introduction to Treasure Baskets

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us and participate in free mini workshops that will introduce you and your infant to Treasure Baskets. This event is presented by the EarlyON Child and Family Centre - Sackville. No registration required. Drop in.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13

Parliament Street
269 Gerrard Street East
416-393-7663

Feltro and Duplo Playtime

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers can come and play and create with Duplo and Feltro from 11 to 12 on Fridays in the auditorium. No registration. Drop-in. Space is limited.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13
  • Fri, Dec 20

Baby Time

10:00 am - 10:30 am

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

Drop in! No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13

Brentwood
36 Brentwood Road North
416-394-5240

Family Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Stories, songs and fingerplays for your little one and you.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13
  • Fri, Dec 20

Elmbrook Park
2 Elmbrook Cres.
416-394-5290

Baby Time 2

10:30 am - 11:00 am

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

Drop in, no registration required. Program will be capped at the first 25 pairs.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13
  • Fri, Dec 20

Runnymede
2178 Bloor Street West
416-393-7697

Stories & Crafts

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for Family Time! Enjoy stories, and crafts for children ages 2-5 with their parents or caregivers.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13
  • Fri, Dec 20

City Hall
100 Queen Street West
416-393-7650

Toddler Time

10:00 am - 10:45 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for toddlers 19 to 36 months and their parents or caregivers. Toddler Time runs from 10-10:25am with fine motor skill structured playtime from 10:25-10:45am. Drop-in. Registration not required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13
  • Fri, Dec 20

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Family Story Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, rhymes, and songs for children 18 months to 5 years and their parents or caregivers.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13

St. Lawrence
171 Front Street East
416-393-7655

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. All are welcome, no registration! Please call 416-394-1040 for more information. November 8 to December 13.

Two Fall 2019 sessions of 6-week drop-ins each run on Fridays at 10:30am from September 13 to October 18 and from November 8 to December 13, 2019. Please check the other listing for the session starting in September.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13

Toddler Storytime

11:00 am - 11:30 am

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

Drop-in. Space is limited. For more information, please call the Albion branch at 416-394-5170 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13
  • Fri, Dec 20
  • Fri, Jan 10
  • Fri, Jan 17
  • Fri, Jan 24
  • Fri, Jan 31
  • Fri, Feb 7
  • Fri, Feb 14
  • Fri, Feb 21
  • Fri, Feb 28
  • Fri, Mar 6
  • Fri, Mar 13
  • Fri, Mar 27
  • Fri, Apr 3

Albion
1515 Albion Road
416-394-5170

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, stories and songs for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by calling the branch at 416-396-8931 any time after October 18. Limit 15 babies with their caregivers.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13

Maryvale
85 Ellesmere Road, Unit 16
416-396-8931

Family Story Time

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Rhymes, stories and songs for preschoolers (0 to 5 yrs) and their caregivers.
No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13

Perth/Dupont
1589 Dupont Street
416-393-7677

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13

Gerrard/Ashdale
1432 Gerrard Street East
416-393-7717

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies 0-18 months and their parents and caregivers. Learn the importance of reading to your baby from birth, learn new rhymes, songs and stories, and meet other parents and caretakers in the community. Arrive early if you need the elevator to go downstairs!

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13
  • Fri, Dec 20
  • Fri, Jan 3
  • Fri, Jan 10
  • Fri, Jan 17
  • Fri, Jan 24
  • Fri, Jan 31
  • Fri, Feb 7
  • Fri, Feb 14
  • Fri, Feb 21
  • Fri, Feb 28
  • Fri, Mar 6
  • Fri, Mar 13
  • Fri, Mar 20
  • Fri, Mar 27
  • Fri, Apr 3

Annette Street
145 Annette Street
416-393-7692

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 13
  • Fri, Dec 20

St. James Town
495 Sherbourne Street
416-393-7744

Family Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14
  • Sat, Dec 21
  • Sat, Dec 28

Eglinton Square
1 Eglinton Square, Unit 126
416-396-8920

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us every other Saturday for stories, songs and fingerplays for children and their parents or caregivers from 10:30AM-11:00AM.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14
  • Sat, Dec 28
  • Sat, Jan 4
  • Sat, Jan 25
  • Sat, Feb 8
  • Sat, Feb 22
  • Sat, Mar 7
  • Sat, Mar 21
  • Sat, Apr 4

Queen/Saulter
765 Queen Street East
416-393-7723

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us every Saturday for Family Time for songs, stories and rhymes for children up to 5 years with their parents or caregivers. This program runs year round.

Drop-in. No registration required.

Please speak with branch staff or call 416-393-7700 for additional details.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14
  • Sat, Dec 21
  • Sat, Dec 28
  • Sat, Jan 4
  • Sat, Jan 11
  • Sat, Jan 18
  • Sat, Jan 25
  • Sat, Feb 1
  • Sat, Feb 8
  • Sat, Feb 15
  • Sat, Feb 22
  • Sat, Feb 29
  • Sat, Mar 7
  • Sat, Mar 14

Main Street
137 Main Street
416-393-7700

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Drop in! No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14

Lillian H. Smith
239 College Street
416-393-7746

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 0-5 years and their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. Registration not required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14
  • Sat, Dec 21
  • Sat, Dec 28

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Family Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Listen to storybooks, sing along with favourite songs and make a craft to take home! Drop in every Saturday morning, rain or shine. All children accompanied by parents and caregivers are welcome, no registration required. For more information, please call the branch at 416-395-5750.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14
  • Sat, Dec 21
  • Sat, Dec 28

Fairview
35 Fairview Mall Dr.
416-395-5750

Festive Season Celebration!

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Come to the Parkdale library this holiday season for a morning of performances, refreshments and a visit from Santa!

Doors opens at 11:00am. Everyone is invited!

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14

Parkdale
1303 Queen Street West
416-393-7686

Family Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Saturdays, September 7 to December 14. Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with parents or caregivers. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14

Don Mills
888 Lawrence Ave. East
416-395-5710

*JUST ADDED* 3D Design Holiday Ornaments with Tinkercad

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please note: Experience using a PC is highly recommended.

Get a hands on opportunity on how to use Tinkercad and design your own 3D Holiday Ornament! Participants will be able to design and take their 3D file with them to 3D print at any of the Digital Innovation Hubs! There will be no 3D printing during this class just designing. Participants can bring their own USB or ensure a stable form of storage to transfer their 3D files afterwards.

All are welcome!
Participants under 5 years old require a Parent/Guardian to attend the class together.
Please register and reserve your spot! No need to bring a printed ticket!

Any questions or inquiries please call 416-393-7007.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14

Kamishibai (Traditional Japanese Storytelling)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Experience a performance of Kamishibai, traditional Japanese storytelling. Learn about Japanese life and culture through three classic Kamishibai stories, told with signing and acting. Toshiki Mori is an actor, storyteller, comedian, musician and writer, born in Fukushima, Japan.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14

Fort York
190 Fort York Blvd.
416-393-6240

Saturday Storytime and Craft

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us every Saturday for storytime with books, songs and rhymes for the whole family, followed by a simple paper craft. Fall 2019 edition: Saturdays from September 21 to December 21, 2019, 10:30-11:30.

10:30am: Storytime.
11:00am: Make a fun paper craft to take home.

Recommended ages 0-5 yrs. and their parents/caregivers. Drop-in. Every Saturday from September 21 to December 21, 2019.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14
  • Sat, Dec 21

Bata Shoe Museum Family Saturday Program

11:00 am - 11:55 am

Make Your Own Shoe-Shaped Craft! Have you ever wanted to feel a sealskin boot or touch a shoe made from a tire? Well now's your chance! Join the Bata Shoe Museum staff to touch and examine museum objects up close while hearing the fascinating stories behind the shoes.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14

Jones
118 Jones Ave.
416-393-7715

Guitar Society of Toronto Holiday Concert

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Toronto Community Guitar Orchestra, under the direction of guitarist and UofT doctoral candidate Leonardo Munoz, will present an exciting program of orchestral pieces and solos by composers such as J. S. Bach, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Fernando Sor, Mauro Giuliani, Celso Machado and more. Patrons of all ages are welcome, and are free to come and go as they wish. Drop in. All ages.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14

Family Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us for Saturday Family Time! Enjoy songs, stories, rhymes and bounces for children ages 0-5 with their parents or caregivers.

No Registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14
  • Sat, Dec 21
  • Sat, Dec 28

Cedarbrae
545 Markham Road
416-396-8850

Stress Relief Through Meditation

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Some easy, stress-relieving stretches and deep breathing, followed by a relaxing and rejuvenating meditation session. No yoga mat required.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14
  • Sat, Jan 4
  • Sat, Feb 1
  • Sat, Mar 7
  • Sat, Apr 4

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Encourage a lifelong love of reading and build reading readiness in children, with favourite stories, fingerplays, songs and verse.
Drop In

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14
  • Sat, Dec 21

McGregor Park
2219 Lawrence Ave. East
416-396-8935

Jingle Bell Time with Karen Gray

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join Karen for an interactive holiday musical experience for the whole family! Drop in. No registration.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14

Agincourt
155 Bonis Ave.
416-396-8943

Story, Craft & Play

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Songs,games and stories that help strengthen early literacy skills. For families with children ages 0-6years. Free. No registration.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14
  • Sat, Dec 21
  • Sat, Dec 28

Northern Elms
123B Rexdale Blvd., Unit 5
416-394-5230

Saturday Make It and Take It

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Join us anytime and make your very own craft or picture to take home.
All ages
Drop in

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14
  • Sat, Dec 21
  • Sat, Dec 28
  • Sat, Jan 4
  • Sat, Jan 11
  • Sat, Jan 18
  • Sat, Jan 25
  • Sat, Feb 1
  • Sat, Feb 8
  • Sat, Feb 15
  • Sat, Feb 22
  • Sat, Feb 29
  • Sat, Mar 7
  • Sat, Mar 14

Alderwood
2 Orianna Drive
416-394-5310

Family Time and Play

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers.
Family Time runs from 11:15-11:45 am. Stay, play, and mingle after the program.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14
  • Sat, Dec 21

High Park
228 Roncesvalles Ave.
416-393-7671

Family Time

10:30 am - 10:30 am

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft for children ages 0 to 5 with their parents/caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14
  • Sat, Dec 21
  • Sat, Dec 28
  • Sat, Jan 4
  • Sat, Jan 11
  • Sat, Jan 18
  • Sat, Jan 25
  • Sat, Feb 1
  • Sat, Feb 8
  • Sat, Feb 15
  • Sat, Feb 22
  • Sat, Feb 29
  • Sat, Mar 7
  • Sat, Mar 14
  • Sat, Mar 21
  • Sat, Mar 28
  • Sat, Apr 4

S. Walter Stewart
170 Memorial Park Ave.
416-396-3975

Cindy from Polka Dot Door: The Christmas Show

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A joyful sing-along with Cindy, Sant-Apoot and puppets covering everyone's Christmas favourites. Join Cindy on stage for the hilarious "Jingle Bell Conga".

For ages 0-6.

Register in person in the branch or by calling 416-393-7666.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 0-5 years and their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14
  • Sat, Dec 21
  • Sat, Dec 28
  • Sat, Jan 4
  • Sat, Jan 11
  • Sat, Jan 18

Bloor/Gladstone
1101 Bloor Street West
416-393-7674

Holiday Open House

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for our Open House and celebrate the holidays with an afternoon of fun festivities. There will be refreshments, cookie decorating for the kids, entertainment, prize raffles and much more! All are welcome to drop in.

2-4pm: Gingerbread cookie decorating
3-4pm: Family photos with Santa Claus

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14

Morningside
4279 Lawrence Ave. East
416-396-8881

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs, rhymes, songs and activities for children ages 5 and under with parents or caregivers.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14
  • Sat, Dec 21
  • Sat, Dec 28

St. James Town
495 Sherbourne Street
416-393-7744

VR (Virtual Reality) Gaming

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Try out the HTC Vive Virtual Reality equipment by playing life like games such as, Beat Sabers. Slash boxes to the sounds of music!

Drop-in.

Ages 12 and up

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14

Fort York
190 Fort York Blvd.
416-393-6240

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers.

No registration required. Drop ins welcome.


Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14
  • Sat, Dec 21
  • Sat, Dec 28

Parliament Street
269 Gerrard Street East
416-393-7663

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 0-5 years with their parents and caregivers.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14
  • Sat, Dec 21
  • Sat, Dec 28
  • Sat, Jan 4
  • Sat, Jan 11
  • Sat, Jan 18
  • Sat, Jan 25

Fort York
190 Fort York Blvd.
416-393-6240

Family Story Time

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Share some of the very best stories, rhymes, songs and verse! Learn how to lay a solid foundation for your child's future love of reading and learning. For ages 0-5 years and their parents/caregivers. Drop-in program. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14
  • Sat, Dec 21

Saturday Family Storytime

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers.

Held in the Children's area on the first floor. Drop-In.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14

Parkdale
1303 Queen Street West
416-393-7686

Saturday Builders

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Build and create with Feltro, LEGO and KEVA. Children of all ages are welcome.

Drop in, no registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14
  • Sat, Dec 28

Danforth/Coxwell
1675 Danforth Ave.
416-393-7783

Family Storytime and Activity

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Stories, songs and rhymes for children of all ages with their parents or caregivers and a craft or activity following story time.

*Please note for the month of January Family Time sessions will begin at 11:30 am until 12:30 pm

Drop-in. Space is limited. For more information, please call the Albion branch at 416-394-5170 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 14
  • Sat, Dec 21
  • Sat, Dec 28

Albion
1515 Albion Road
416-394-5170

Mini Makers

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Junior builders aged 4-8 and their families are invited to join us every Sunday for fun, hands-on activities that explore STEM concepts and spark wonder, creativity and discovery. Try something different each week!

Drop in. No registration required. Call 416-393-7686 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 15
  • Sun, Dec 22

Parkdale
1303 Queen Street West
416-393-7686

Mini Makers (Ages 4-8) (Fall-Winter 2019)

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Children aged 4-8 and their families are invited to join us every Sunday for fun, hands-on activities that explore STEM concepts and spark wonder, creativity and discovery. Try something new each week!

Drop-in program. For more information, contact the branch. Third Floor, Room B.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 15
  • Sun, Dec 22
  • Sun, Jan 5
  • Sun, Jan 12
  • Sun, Jan 19
  • Sun, Jan 26

Barbara Frum
20 Covington Road
416-395-5440

Mini Makers

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Junior builders aged 4-8 and their families are invited to join us every Sunday for fun, hands-on activities that explore STEM concepts and spark wonder, creativity and discovery.

Try something new each week!

Series takes place on Sundays.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 15
  • Sun, Dec 22
  • Sun, Jan 5
  • Sun, Jan 12
  • Sun, Jan 19
  • Sun, Jan 26

Cedarbrae
545 Markham Road
416-396-8850

Mini Makers (Fall 2019-Winter 2020)

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Junior builders aged 4-8 and their families are invited to join us every Sunday for fun, hands-on activities that explore STEM concepts and spark wonder, creativity and discovery. Try something different each week!

Drop in. No registration required. Call 416-394-1000 for more information.

Note that there are no session on Sunday, October 13, for Thanksgiving, or on Sunday, December 29, for the holidays.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 15
  • Sun, Dec 22
  • Sun, Jan 5
  • Sun, Jan 12
  • Sun, Jan 19
  • Sun, Jan 26

Maria A. Shchuka
1745 Eglinton Avenue West
416-394-1000

Mini Makers

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Junior builders aged 4-8 and their families are invited to join us every Sunday for fun, hands-on activities that explore STEM concepts and spark wonder, creativity and discovery. Try something different each week!

Drop in. No registration required.

Note that there will be no session on Sunday, October 13.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 15
  • Sun, Dec 22
  • Sun, Dec 29
  • Sun, Jan 5
  • Sun, Jan 12
  • Sun, Jan 19
  • Sun, Jan 26

Eatonville
430 Burnhamthorpe Road
416-394-5270

Mini Makers

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Junior builders aged 4 to 8 and their families are invited to join us every Sunday for fun, hands-on activities that explore STEM concepts and spark wonder, creativity and discovery. Try something different each week!

Drop in. No registration required. Call 416-395-5750 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 15
  • Sun, Dec 22
  • Sun, Jan 5
  • Sun, Jan 12
  • Sun, Jan 19
  • Sun, Jan 26

Fairview
35 Fairview Mall Dr.
416-395-5750

Mini Makers

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Junior builders aged 4-8 and their families are invited to join us every Sunday for fun, hands-on activities that explore STEM concepts and spark wonder, creativity and discovery. Try something different each week!

Drop in. No registration required. Call 416-393-7610 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 15
  • Sun, Dec 22

Northern District
40 Orchard View Blvd.
416-393-7610

Sunday Family Storytime

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers.

Held in the Children's area on the first floor. Drop-In.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 15
  • Sun, Dec 22
  • Sun, Jan 5
  • Sun, Jan 12
  • Sun, Jan 19
  • Sun, Jan 26

Sunday Storytime

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft. For children 0-6 years old and their caregivers. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 15
  • Sun, Dec 22

Parliament Street
269 Gerrard Street East
416-393-7663

Mini Makers

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Junior builders aged 4-8 and their families are invited to join us every Sunday for fun, hands-on activities that explore STEM concepts and spark wonder, creativity and discovery. Try something different each week!

Drop in. No registration required. Call 416-394-5240 for more information.

Note that there are no session on Sunday, October 13, for Thanksgiving, or on Sunday, December 29, for the holidays.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 15
  • Sun, Dec 22

Brentwood
36 Brentwood Road North
416-394-5240

Family Time (19 months-5 years)

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories followed by a craft. For children (from 19 months to five years of age) and their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 16

Dawes Road
416 Dawes Road
416-396-3820

Baby Lap Time

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Learn new songs, rhymes and finger plays; and foster bonding with your baby! For Parents and their Babies up to 12 months. Drop-in.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 16

Dufferin/St. Clair
1625 Dufferin Street
416-393-7712

Dads Meetup Mondays

10:30 am - 11:30 am

A free drop-in for fathers (and grandfathers) to meet and befriend peers in their community.

Be sure to bring your little one(s) with you!

No registration required.

All dates will take place in the program room on the second floor.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 16

Runnymede
2178 Bloor Street West
416-393-7697

Design Your Own Holiday Postcard

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Please note: Experience with using a PC computer is highly recommended.

Participants will get a quick tutorial on how to design a holiday postcard that they will be able to take with them to send or give to their friends and family.
Everyone is encouraged to bring any family/friend/furbaby photos to incorporate into the design on a USB or a saved file accessible by internet.

For ages 8 years old and up. For those 8 years old or younger, a Parent or Guardian must attend the workshop together.

Registration is required, spaces are limited.
For questions or inquiries please call 416-393-7007.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 16

Art for Tots

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Children will explore art materials and techniques, including clay, paint, pastel and collage.

Ages 2-4.

Drop-in. Space is limited. For more information, please call the Albion branch at 416-394-5170 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 16
  • Mon, Jan 13
  • Mon, Jan 20
  • Mon, Jan 27
  • Mon, Feb 3
  • Mon, Feb 10
  • Mon, Feb 24
  • Mon, Mar 2
  • Wed, Mar 4
  • Mon, Mar 9
  • Wed, Mar 11
  • Mon, Mar 23
  • Wed, Mar 25
  • Mon, Mar 30
  • Mon, Apr 6

Albion
1515 Albion Road
416-394-5170

Cookie Decorating Workshop

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us in our fun and interactive cookie decorating workshop. All supplies provided. Drop in.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 16

Albion
1515 Albion Road
416-394-5170

Babytime and Play

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for babies, birth to 18 months and their parents or caregivers. Babytime runs from 10-10:30am with playtime and socializing from 10:30-11:30am. Drop-in. Registration not required.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 16

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Introduction to 3D Design: Sculptris

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

***DATE CHANGED from Dec. 9 to Dec. 16***

A hands-on workshop where participants will learn how to create simple 3D designs using Sculptris.

**Registration is required.

Online registration for this program begins on June 1st at 9:00am.

Registration is required. You can order free tickets by clicking on the link below.

**Please note your spot will only be held until the start of the class.**

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 16

Albion
1515 Albion Road
416-394-5170

La maison des bébé

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Des chansons, activités douces et sensorielles pour les tout-petits, que vous pourrez reproduire à la maison.

Pour les parents avec leurs bébés de 0 à 12 mois.

Collations et jetons de transport fournis.

Pour vous inscrire, contactez Candice au 416 922-2672, poste 252
candice@centrefranco.org

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 16

S. Walter Stewart
170 Memorial Park Ave.
416-396-3975

Toddler Time

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, rhymes, finger plays, action songs and bounces for toddlers ages 19 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers.

Drop in. No registration required.

Please note: No program on October 14 for Thanksgiving.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 16

Brentwood
36 Brentwood Road North
416-394-5240

Family Time & Play

11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes every Monday in December! Play time or a fun craft to follow. All families welcome. Drop-in only. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 16
  • Mon, Dec 23
  • Mon, Dec 30

York Woods
1785 Finch Ave. West
416-395-5980

LEGO Club

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Drop in after school and create with LEGO, K'nex and KEVA Planks.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 17
  • Tue, Dec 24
  • Tue, Dec 31
  • Tue, Jan 7
  • Tue, Jan 14

Perth/Dupont
1589 Dupont Street
416-393-7677

Jr. Builders Club

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

LEGO, K'Nex, STEAM exercises, and more! Join us for a new activity every week.

For ages 4-6. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult or older sibling.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 17
  • Tue, Dec 24
  • Tue, Dec 31
  • Tue, Jan 7
  • Tue, Jan 14
  • Tue, Jan 21
  • Tue, Jan 28
  • Tue, Feb 4
  • Tue, Feb 11
  • Tue, Feb 18
  • Tue, Feb 25
  • Tue, Mar 3
  • Tue, Mar 10
  • Tue, Mar 17
  • Tue, Mar 24
  • Tue, Mar 31

Parkdale
1303 Queen Street West
416-393-7686

Holiday Movie Nights: Home Alone 1 & 2

6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Join us for a timeless classic family movie in the Programming Room!

The movie will be Home Alone 1 on Dec. 10 and Home Alone 2 on Dec. 17.

Families are welcome. Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 17

The Patches Rabbit Storytime

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Meet Patches the Rabbit and join us for stories, songs and rhymes that will delight children ages 5 years and under. Drop in.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 17
  • Fri, Dec 20

Rexdale
2243 Kipling Avenue
416-394-5200

Baby Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for babies birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 17
  • Tue, Jan 7
  • Tue, Jan 14
  • Tue, Jan 21
  • Tue, Jan 28
  • Tue, Feb 4
  • Tue, Feb 11

Danforth/Coxwell
1675 Danforth Ave.
416-393-7783

Snowflake Storytime

10:00 am - 10:45 am

Children and their caregivers are invited to have fun with winter themed stories and songs.

Ages 0-5.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 17

Northern District
40 Orchard View Blvd.
416-393-7610

Intro to Tinker Cad

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This brief class introduces the users to a simple but useful tool - Tinkercad, that allows to create 3-dimensional objects from addition and subtraction of geometric shapes. The program is available for free and runs in-browser.

Register via Eventbrite


Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 17

Open Studio with Hijinks Collective

1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

During the Open Studio hours, the artists will be at work in the library foyer, editing sounds and making prints and drawings. Visitors are welcome to sit and ask the artists questions, or to make some art of their own. Please note that this is not a formal class. Materials will be provided but not specific instruction. Come be a part of this creative process!

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 17

Maria A. Shchuka
1745 Eglinton Avenue West
416-394-1000

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Drop in for 30 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 0-36 months and their parents/caregivers. Stay afterwards for playtime and socializing.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 17

Maria A. Shchuka
1745 Eglinton Avenue West
416-394-1000

Music and Movement

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Combines songs, rhymes, dance, and stretching activities to get children moving (or babies bouncing). Children will develop motor skills, learn to identify patterns, and explore their creativity.

For children ages birth to 5 years.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 17

S. Walter Stewart
170 Memorial Park Ave.
416-396-3975

Baby Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies (ages 0-18 months) and their caregivers.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 17

Fort York
190 Fort York Blvd.
416-393-6240

EarlyOn Parent and Child Program

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Geared towards parents and caregivers with children between the ages of 0 ? 6, the child-parent programs offers enhance parents, grandparents and other caregivers? parenting skills in stages of child development, nutritional needs, health and safety and family communication. They also afford the children an opportunity to play and learn in a safe and nurturing environment.
Registration required.

For more information call Woodview Park branch at 416-395-5960 or Northwood Neighbourhood Services at 416-748-0788.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 17
  • Wed, Dec 18

Woodview Park
16 Bradstock Road
416-395-5960

Baby Time - 10 a.m.

10:00 am - 10:30 am

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

Drop in, no registration required. Space is limited.
The program will be capped at the first 25 children.

Large groups, daycares, and camps please contact the High Park branch at 416-393-7671 for alternative arrangements.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 17

High Park
228 Roncesvalles Ave.
416-393-7671

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop in! No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 17
  • Wed, Dec 18

City Hall
100 Queen Street West
416-393-7650

Introduction to 3D Printing

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Staff members show participants how to use the 3D printers available at Toronto Public Library Digital Innovation Hubs.

Class instruction includes:
- how to prepare a 3D design file for print
- how to use the equipment properly and safely
- a review of the rules and guidelines for using the 3D printer

Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
If you have any questions please contact the branch 416-394-5170.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 17

Albion
1515 Albion Road
416-394-5170

Surprise Bags

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Come and see what you can make with the items in your bag. Everyone will have the opportunity to share their "creation" with the group through show and tell. This is a program offered in partnership with Malvern Family Resource Centre, Early On Child and Family Centre. Best for children 0-6 years old.
For more information, please call 416-284-4184 Ext. 0 or contact Burrows Hall Branch, 416-396-8740.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 17

Burrows Hall
1081 Progress Ave.
416-396-8740

Fun With Shapes

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This program is for children from birth to 6 years old and their parents/caregivers. This program provides hands-on experience to engage children while exploring with shapes through play. Co-sponsored with Malvern Family Resource Centre. DROP-IN PROGRAM.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 17

Goldhawk Park
295 Alton Towers Circle
416-396-8964

Baby Time - 11 a.m.

11:00 am - 11:30 am

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

Drop in, no registration required. Space is limited.
The program will be capped at the first 25 children.

Large groups, daycares, and camps please contact the High Park branch at 416-393-7671 for alternative arrangements.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 17

High Park
228 Roncesvalles Ave.
416-393-7671

Toddler Time 1

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and more for toddlers 19 to 35 months and their parents/caregivers.

Drop in, no registration required. Program capped at the first 25 pairs.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 17

Runnymede
2178 Bloor Street West
416-393-7697

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, bounces, tickles and songs for babies (0-18 months) and their caregivers. No registration required. Drop ins welcome.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 17

Parliament Street
269 Gerrard Street East
416-393-7663

After School Club!

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Looking for something to do after school?

Tuesdays at Flemingdon Park branch for fun activities, arts, crafts, technology, games and more! Bring your friends or make some new ones!

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 17
  • Tue, Jan 7

Baby Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18

Dawes Road
416 Dawes Road
416-396-3820

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a 6-week session of bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies from birth to 18 months, accompanied by their parents or caregivers. Stay, play, and mingle after the program.

Drop-in, no registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18

Mount Pleasant
599 Mt. Pleasant Road
416-393-7737

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us on Wednesdays for stories, songs and fingerplays for children and their parents and caregivers from 10:30AM-11:00AM.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18
  • Wed, Dec 25
  • Wed, Jan 1
  • Wed, Jan 8
  • Wed, Jan 15
  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Wed, Feb 5
  • Wed, Feb 12
  • Wed, Feb 19
  • Wed, Feb 26

Queen/Saulter
765 Queen Street East
416-393-7723

Babytime

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers.

Drop-in. Space is limited. For more information, please call the Albion branch at 416-394-5170 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18
  • Wed, Jan 8
  • Wed, Jan 15
  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Wed, Feb 5
  • Wed, Feb 12
  • Wed, Feb 19
  • Wed, Feb 26
  • Wed, Mar 4
  • Wed, Mar 11
  • Wed, Mar 25
  • Wed, Apr 1
  • Wed, Apr 8

Albion
1515 Albion Road
416-394-5170

Baby Time Stay and Play

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Stories, songs and rhymes for babies, birth to 18 months and their parents or caregivers. Baby Time runs from 11-11:30 am, followed by playtime and socializing. Drop-in.
Please note the December 18 Babytime session is cancelled.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18

Bloor/Gladstone
1101 Bloor Street West
416-393-7674

Storytime

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Stories for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers from 2 to 2:30 on Wednesdays. No registration. Drop-in.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18

LEGO Club

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Build, create, and use your imagination! LEGO and KEVA blocks will be provided. For ages 5 and up.
Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18
  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Feb 19

Danforth/Coxwell
1675 Danforth Ave.
416-393-7783

Toddler Time

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, stories, and songs for ages 18-30 months + parents or caregivers. Registration required. Register by ballot in person or by telephone (416-393-7730)Sept. 16-28; draw takes place after Sept. 30. Program runs Nov. 13, 20, Dec. 4, 11, 18. Please note: no class on Nov. 27.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18

Locke
3083 Yonge Street
416-393-7730

Yorktown Family Services: Drop In

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Families & caregivers of children 0-6 years old can enjoy this free drop-in program. Explore a variety of activities, arts & crafts and circle time.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18
  • Wed, Dec 25
  • Wed, Jan 1
  • Wed, Jan 8
  • Wed, Jan 15

Dufferin/St. Clair
1625 Dufferin Street
416-393-7712

Family Colouring Club

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Go on an exciting adventure or enjoy some relaxing fun with crayons and markers!

For all ages.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18
  • Wed, Dec 25
  • Wed, Jan 1
  • Wed, Jan 8
  • Wed, Jan 15
  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Wed, Feb 5
  • Wed, Feb 12
  • Wed, Feb 19
  • Wed, Feb 26
  • Wed, Mar 4
  • Wed, Mar 11
  • Wed, Mar 18
  • Wed, Mar 25

Alderwood
2 Orianna Drive
416-394-5310

Shakin'the Chute

10:00 am - 10:30 am

It's parachute time, come and play with us! For children ages 2-5 years. Drop in. Registration not required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Baby Time

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

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

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18

Winter Storytime

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Winter stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 5 and under with their parents or caregivers.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18

Leaside
165 McRae Dr.
416-396-3835

Toddler Storytime

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for young children,ages 18 months - 3 years, with their parents and caregivers.
Ready for Reading storytimes for children, parents and caregivers encourage a lifelong love of reading, build reading readiness in children and show parents and caregivers how to help their child get ready for reading.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18

Annette Street
145 Annette Street
416-393-7692

Pyjama Time

7:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Bedtime stories, songs and rhymes followed by a craft for children ages 5 and under with their parents and caregivers. Drop-in program. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18

Crafternoon

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Get creative with us after school and join for a different craft each week. All materials provided.

Drop in, no registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18
  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Wed, Feb 5
  • Wed, Feb 12
  • Wed, Feb 19
  • Wed, Feb 26
  • Wed, Mar 4
  • Wed, Mar 11
  • Wed, Mar 25

Thorncliffe
48 Thorncliffe Park Dr.
416-396-3865

Holiday Stories by the Fire

6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Join us for a cozy evening of holiday carols and festive stories around the fire. Seasonal refreshments will be served. Ages 5-8.

Drop-in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18

Don Mills
888 Lawrence Ave. East
416-395-5710

Holiday Craft

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Create and design your own holiday card for someone special.

For ages 0-12.

Registration reqcommended, but drop-ins welcome.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18

Mount Dennis
1123 Weston Road
416-394-1008

VR (Virtual Reality) Gaming

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Try out the HTC Vive Virtual Reality equipment by playing life like games such as, Beat Sabers. Slash boxes to the sounds of music!

Drop-in.

Ages 12 and up

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18

Fort York
190 Fort York Blvd.
416-393-6240

Virtual Reality Experience

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Ever wanted to know what Virtual Reality is like? Come learn about how it works, where it came from, and of course take part in a game or experience yourself! You won't believe it until you try it!

Note: This is a first-come-first-serve program, no registration required. All ages are welcome. All small children under the age of 9 should be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18

Toddler Time 2

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 19 to 35 months with their parents and caregivers.

Drop in, no registration required. Program will be capped at the first 25 pairs.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18

Runnymede
2178 Bloor Street West
416-393-7697

Toddler Time (19 months -3 years)

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for toddlers age 19-months- 3 years and their parents/caregivers.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18

Fort York
190 Fort York Blvd.
416-393-6240

Baby Time 1

9:30 am - 10:00 am

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

Drop in, no registration required. Program capped at the first 25 pairs.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 18

Runnymede
2178 Bloor Street West
416-393-7697

Holiday Craft at the Library

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for some fun holiday stories and crafts, including greeting cards, wreaths and tree ornaments. Use a variety of materials to create something unique and festive. Come to the library to get in the holiday spirit! For children of all ages. Children 6 and under are required to attend with a parent/caregiver. Drop-in.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 19

Beaches
2161 Queen Street East
416-393-7703

Braeburn EarlyON Sing and Rhyme Craft Time

4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Bring your 2 to 6 year-old and join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft. Presented by Braeburn EarlyON.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 19

Albion
1515 Albion Road
416-394-5170

Toddler Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for Toddler Time! Familiarize your child with letters, numbers and colors at a staff-led storytime with stories, songs and rhymes! For toddlers 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 19

City Hall
100 Queen Street West
416-393-7650

Toddler Time and Play

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for Toddlers 18 to 36 months and their parents or caregivers. Songs and stories will be 10-10:30 am, followed by playtime and socializing. Drop in.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 19

Bloor/Gladstone
1101 Bloor Street West
416-393-7674

Holiday Button Making

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Come join us for a button making activity for the holidays! Ages 6 years and up. Drop- in only. No registration required.


Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 19

Jane/Sheppard
1906 Sheppard Ave West
416-395-5966

Board Game Cafe

3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Challenge yourself and a friend to a competition or just have some fun!

For all ages.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 19
  • Thu, Dec 26
  • Thu, Jan 2
  • Thu, Jan 9
  • Thu, Jan 16
  • Thu, Jan 23
  • Thu, Jan 30
  • Thu, Feb 6
  • Thu, Feb 13
  • Thu, Feb 20
  • Thu, Feb 27
  • Thu, Mar 5
  • Thu, Mar 12
  • Thu, Mar 19
  • Thu, Mar 26

Alderwood
2 Orianna Drive
416-394-5310

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children 0-5 years old and their caregivers.

Drop in, no registration required. Program will be capped at the first 20 pairs.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 19

Art for Tots: Do You Want to Build a Snowman?

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Children aged 2-4 (recommended age) and their caregivers will create their very own snowman.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 19

S. Walter Stewart
170 Memorial Park Ave.
416-396-3975

Toddler Time and Play

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 19 to 36 months with their parents and caregivers.
Toddler Time runs from 10-10:30 am. Stay, play, and mingle after the program.

Drop in, no registration required. Space is limited.
The program will be capped at the first 25 children.

Large groups, daycares, and camps please contact the High Park branch at 416-393-7671 for alternative arrangements.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 19

High Park
228 Roncesvalles Ave.
416-393-7671

Exploring Literacy

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

A program run in partnership with Don Valley East EarlyON that introduces children to a variety of early learning activities. This program will encourage children's communication skills and expose them to the building blocks for early literacy.

For parents, caregivers and children birth to 6 years of age.
Registration begins November 1 at 8:30am. For more information, please call 416-496-2601.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 19

Brookbanks
210 Brookbanks Dr.
416-395-5480

Parent & Baby Pilates with Jade Tudino

10:00 am - 10:45 am

*Baby Time Special - Parent & Baby Pilates will go through a series of exercises and poses designed to strengthen and condition the parent?s body while allowing your little one to join in the workout acting as a weight! Just bring a yoga mat or a large towel and water. Register for one of two 30 minute sessions - 10-10:30 a.m. or 10:45-11:15 a.m. by calling 416-394-5240.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 20

Brentwood
36 Brentwood Road North
416-394-5240

Zumbini

11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Zumbini is the program designed by Zumba and Baby First for children ages 0-4 and their caregivers. It's an early childhood education program that combines music and movement to foster little ones? social, cognitive, emotional and motor skills while promoting child-caregiver bonding as we sing, dance, and play together.

Drop in. Space is limited. Call the Albion branch at 416-394-5170 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 20

Albion
1515 Albion Road
416-394-5170

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.
Please note: no program on Sept. 28.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 21

Locke
3083 Yonge Street
416-393-7730

Winter Scavenger Hunt

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Uh oh! Santa has crashed his sleigh in Thorncliffe Library! Join us for a scavenger hunt to help Santa find all the missing presents and reindeer.

For ages 4 and up.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 21

Thorncliffe
48 Thorncliffe Park Dr.
416-396-3865

Jammin' with Jiggles and Lélé

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Jiggles and Lélé bring music, movement, mindfulness and make-believe to the library. This interactive performance is ideal for children ages 0-6, although children of all ages are welcome.

Drop in, no registration required. For group bookings please call 416-393-7783

Move it and Groove it with Jiggles and Lélé! Jiggles depicts dancing and drama, Lélé means music and meditation and together these creative characters bring high energy interactive exploration of harmony and energy! This kooky concert is filled with children's music, upbeat popular hits, and original songs played by a live musicians. Enjoy interactive instruments, scarves, dancing, yoga, and more! There will be puppets, parachute, bubbles, balls, and fun activities to explore!

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 21

Danforth/Coxwell
1675 Danforth Ave.
416-393-7783

VR Tech Experience

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come in and take a look at a 3D Printer in action. Play around with programmable robots. Have fun learning about electricity with Snap Circuits.

Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

*This event does not require registration Drop-in is welcome

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 21

Perth/Dupont
1589 Dupont Street
416-393-7677

Saturday Family Movie: Toy Story 4 (2019)

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Enjoy an afternoon at the movies! We will be showing the movie Toy Story 4 (2019)! Rated PG.

No registration necessary. Large groups should phone in advance. For further information call 416-393-7706.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 21

Forest Hill
700 Eglinton Ave. West
416-393-7706

Holiday Craft

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Its the festive season. Come join us for some fun holiday crafts to celebrate the holiday season. Bring your imagination.

All ages

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 21

Fort York
190 Fort York Blvd.
416-393-6240

A Toy's Story: An Exhibit of Children's Books and Illustrations

Explore children?s stories and illustrations featuring talking toys, animated dolls and puppets without strings. Nutcrackers, dishes, playing cards, vegetables and spools of thread also take on lives of their own in this lively exhibit held at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books.

Free. All are welcome.

Located in the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, on the 4th floor of the Lillian H. Smith Branch.

The exhibit can be viewed during the Osborne Collection's open hours: Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 9-5, closed Sun.

Call 416-393-7753 for more information.

Cover illustration by William Nicholson for The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How Toys Become Real by Margery Williams Bianco (New York: George H. Doran, [192-?].

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 21 - Sat, Feb 22

Lillian H. Smith
239 College Street
416-393-7746

Family Bingo!

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Bingo! Prizes! And fun. Get your eyes and ears ready for BINGO time! Drop in. No registration required

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 21
  • Sat, Jan 4

Kids Holiday Movie

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Get into the holiday spirit with a fun family friendly movie. Enjoy with friends and family. Drop-in.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 21

Eglinton Square
1 Eglinton Square, Unit 126
416-396-8920

Family Time Special - Puppet Show - The Penguin Show

10:00 am - 11:00 am

There's a penguin at the puppet show! How do we get him to stay? Come laugh and sing along with Mike Harding of Applefun Puppetry. 45-minutes of singing and silliness! Afterwards, everyone learns how to make a paper puppet to take home.

Suitable for ages 2-6.

Seating is limited. Plan arrive 20 minutes early on the day of the show to obtain your free ticket.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 21

Brentwood
36 Brentwood Road North
416-394-5240

Saturday Family Times

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us for Story time! Songs and stories.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 21

Jones
118 Jones Ave.
416-393-7715

Winter Storytime + Craft

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for stories and songs during the winter break, and stay for a craft too!

For children ages 0-5 years old and their parents/caregivers.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 23
  • Mon, Dec 30
  • Thu, Jan 2

Bloor/Gladstone
1101 Bloor Street West
416-393-7674

LEGO Challenge

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Test your building skills by creating an amazing LEGO bridge!

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 23

Brentwood
36 Brentwood Road North
416-394-5240

Winter Crafts

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Get into the winter spirit and show us your creative side!

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 23
  • Mon, Dec 30

Eglinton Square
1 Eglinton Square, Unit 126
416-396-8920

Winter Sing-Along

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Warm up this holiday season with a good old fashioned sing along including a mix of classic and modern faves. Come for the singing, stay for the craft.

Drop in, however camps and daycares should call in advance to register their groups.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 23

Palmerston
560 Palmerston Ave.
416-393-7680

Festive Family Time

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Enjoy fun festive stories, songs and rhymes at a staff-led storytime for the entire family, followed by a simple holiday craft. For children with their parents or caregivers.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 23

Parliament Street
269 Gerrard Street East
416-393-7663

Holiday-New Year's Party!

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us as we celebrate the Holiday Season together. Stories, songs and games for the whole family! Small snack will be available for children.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 24
  • Tue, Dec 31

Eglinton Square
1 Eglinton Square, Unit 126
416-396-8920

Holiday Pop-Up Cards

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Have you ever wanted to give your loved ones a gift that you crafted yourself? Show them how much you care this holiday season by creating your very own holiday pop-up card! All ages welcome. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 24

York Woods
1785 Finch Ave. West
416-395-5980

Personalized Holiday Ornaments

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come and have a personalized 3D printed holiday ornament made to give to your friend/family (or for yourself!)

There will be a limit of 1 ornament per person.

All ages are welcome. For those 8 years and under a parent / guardian must attend.

This event is drop in only. No registration required. The waitlist will be capped at 12pm.
For any questions or inquiries please call (416) 393-7007.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 24

Holiday Celebration: Ballet The Nutcracker

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Celebrate the magic of the holiday season with the Nutcracker ballet! Every year during the Christmas season, thousands of children & their parents see The Nutcracker.

Come to Steeles Branch to watch the rare and exclusive streamed performance of The Nutcracker by Vainonen after Petipa and Ivanov, music by Tchaikovsky. Enjoy the curated performance and take home a hand-crafted Nutcracker. Registration recommended at 416-396-8976 or ststaff@tpl.ca or in branch. Drop-ins welcome.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 24

Steeles
C107-375 Bamburgh Circle
416-396-8975

Holiday Sing-Along!

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Spread some cheer by singing in the library! Bells and ukuleles will be provided as we sing our favourite songs and holiday classics. All are welcome, drop-in.

For all ages.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 24

Sanderson
327 Bathurst Street
416-393-7653

Movie Afternoon

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Get cozy in the library with us for a movie afternoon. Children's movie, Rated PG. Title TBA. Latest Pixar/Disney release. BYOP - Bring your own popcorn!

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 27

Jones
118 Jones Ave.
416-393-7715

Holiday Crafts

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Fun crafts for the school holiday break.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 27
  • Fri, Jan 3

Dawes Road
416 Dawes Road
416-396-3820

Stomp the Floor: Métis Fiddler Quartet

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us on a musical voyage across the trade routes of the Northwestern frontier. Clap, jig and sing along with this award-winning group and discover the history of the Métis people in Canada through fiddle tunes and songs passed down by indigenous elders from across the country.

Call 416-395-5639 to register for this free program.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 27

Music and Movement

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come move with us! Enjoy active rhymes, stories, songs and dancing games.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 27

Brentwood
36 Brentwood Road North
416-394-5240

Film Night: Spider-Man: Far from Home

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a free movie screening. Following the events of "Avengers: Endgame," Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever. Rated PG. 2h 9 min.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 27

Bloor/Gladstone
1101 Bloor Street West
416-393-7674

Holiday Craft

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us on Friday December 27th at 11 am to make a fun and easy craft to take home!

For all ages.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 27

Jones
118 Jones Ave.
416-393-7715

Saturday Crafternoon

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us at Jones for Saturday Crafternoon. Drop in and make a winter craft. Best for children ages 2-5 years old and their caregivers. All supplies provided.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 28

Jones
118 Jones Ave.
416-393-7715

Family Colouring - Drop In!

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Do you want to enjoy a relaxing activity with your children? Join us for one of the year's hottest trends: colouring! This is a drop-in program.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 28

Woodside Square
1571 Sandhurst Circle
416-396-8979

Saturday Crafternoon

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Drop in for a crafternoon! A great program for children and their caregivers to get creative and make a seasonal craft. No registration and all supplies will be provided.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 28

Jones
118 Jones Ave.
416-393-7715

Winter Double Feature: The Lion King (2019)

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Enjoy a double screening of the different versions of "The Lion King." The 2019 live action version will screen in the afternoon, with a run time of 126 minutes and rating of G. The 1994 animated version will screen in the evening, with a run time of 87 minutes and a rating of G. Drop in only. Groups of 10 or more must call ahead to check space availability.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 30

Jane/Dundas
620 Jane Street
416-394-1014

Winter Double Feature: The Lion King (1994)

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy a double screening of the different versions of "The Lion King." The 2019 live action version will screen in the afternoon, with a run time of 126 minutes and rating of G. The 1994 animated version will screen in the evening, with a run time of 87 minutes and a rating of G. Drop in only. Groups of 10 or more must call ahead to check space availability.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 30

Jane/Dundas
620 Jane Street
416-394-1014

Noon Year's Eve Party!

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Children and families are invited to ring in 2020 EARLY! Join us for music, activities, and a whole load of fun! Countdown the New Year at 12 noon.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 30

Gerrard/Ashdale
1432 Gerrard Street East
416-393-7717

Board Games Afternoon

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for a fun afternoon playing card and board games.

We will provide all the games and potential friends you need for an enjoyable time gaming at the library!

For all ages.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 30

Runnymede
2178 Bloor Street West
416-393-7697

Train Fun

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Hear stories, songs and rhymes about trains and join us in building a toy train track.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 30

Brentwood
36 Brentwood Road North
416-394-5240

"Noon Year's Eve" Party

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Celebrate the end of 2019 and the start of 2020! Songs, dancing, games and more, followed by a new year's countdown leading up to 12 noon.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 31

Brentwood
36 Brentwood Road North
416-394-5240

Happy Noon Year!

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come and celebrate an early New Year's with stories, crafts and a countdown at noon!

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 31

Highland Creek
3550 Ellesmere Road
416-396-8876

New Year's Eve at Noon!

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to celebrate the New Year with a craft, activities, and a countdown to noon!

Light refreshments will be available.

For ages 3-6.

Drop in. No registration is required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 31

Northern District
40 Orchard View Blvd.
416-393-7610

Noon Year's Eve Party!

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Families can ring in 2020 EARLY! Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and a craft to take home too. Countdown to the new year at 12 noon.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 31

Agincourt
155 Bonis Ave.
416-396-8943

Noon Year's Eve at Noon!

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Can't stay awake till midnight? Count down to noon instead! Join us for a craft, activities, dancing, and our favourite books of 2019 right before the big noon countdown!

For children of all ages and their caregivers.

Registration required, however drop-ins welcome.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 31

Mount Dennis
1123 Weston Road
416-394-1008

Noon Year's Eve Party!

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Can't stay awake until midnight? Join us for a countdown to noon instead. Celebrate the end of 2019 and the start of 2020! Come for crafts, dancing, activities and new year's festivities to ring in 2020 with your family and friends.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 31

Fort York
190 Fort York Blvd.
416-393-6240

LEGO Night

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Bring your friends and complete a variety of different LEGO challenges.

For ages 4 & up.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 2

Jane/Dundas
620 Jane Street
416-394-1014

Family Movie

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us for a fun family movie, suitable for all ages.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 2

Highland Creek
3550 Ellesmere Road
416-396-8876

Fun With Shapes

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Children 2-6 years old will be introduced to a variety of shapes in a fun learning environment. This is a drop-in program. First come, first served. Space is limited.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 2
  • Thu, Jan 9
  • Thu, Jan 16
  • Thu, Jan 23
  • Thu, Jan 30
  • Thu, Feb 6
  • Thu, Feb 13
  • Thu, Feb 20
  • Thu, Feb 27
  • Thu, Mar 5
  • Thu, Mar 12
  • Thu, Mar 19
  • Thu, Mar 26

Woodside Square
1571 Sandhurst Circle
416-396-8979

Baby and Toddler Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories songs and rhymes for babies and toddlers 24 months and under with their parents and caregivers.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 3
  • Fri, Jan 10
  • Fri, Jan 17
  • Fri, Jan 24
  • Fri, Jan 31
  • Fri, Feb 7
  • Fri, Feb 14
  • Fri, Feb 21

Mount Dennis
1123 Weston Road
416-394-1008

Holiday Film Screening - Dumbo

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for a screening of Dumbo!

For children of all ages and their caregivers.

Registration required, however drop-ins welcome.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 3

Mount Dennis
1123 Weston Road
416-394-1008

Winter Storytime

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Enjoy a special winter themed storytime and craft! For children ages 2-5 years with their parents or caregivers. Drop in only.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 3

Jane/Dundas
620 Jane Street
416-394-1014

Make and Take Crafternoon

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us to make a winter-themed craft to take home.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 3

Brentwood
36 Brentwood Road North
416-394-5240

Toddler Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months - 3 years with their parents or caregivers. (April 19)

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 3
  • Fri, Jan 10
  • Fri, Jan 17
  • Fri, Jan 24
  • Fri, Jan 31

Dufferin/St. Clair
1625 Dufferin Street
416-393-7712

Drive-In Movie Morning

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Create and decorate your very own cardboard car, and then "drive-in" to watch short films on the big screen!

For children ages 2-5 years old and their parents/caregivers

Registration required. Call 416-393-7674 to register.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 3

Bloor/Gladstone
1101 Bloor Street West
416-393-7674

Family Time and Play

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers.
Family Time runs from 11:15-11:45 am. Stay, play, and mingle after the program.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 4
  • Sat, Jan 11
  • Sat, Jan 18
  • Sat, Jan 25
  • Sat, Feb 1
  • Sat, Feb 8
  • Sat, Feb 15
  • Sat, Feb 22
  • Sat, Feb 29
  • Sat, Mar 7
  • Sat, Mar 14
  • Sat, Mar 21
  • Sat, Mar 28
  • Sat, Apr 4

High Park
228 Roncesvalles Ave.
416-393-7671

Family Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Listen to storybooks, sing along with favourite songs and make a craft to take home! Drop in every Saturday morning, rain or shine. All children accompanied by parents and caregivers are welcome, no registration required. For more information, please call the branch at 416-395-5750.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 4
  • Sat, Jan 11
  • Sat, Jan 18
  • Sat, Jan 25
  • Sat, Feb 1
  • Sat, Feb 8
  • Sat, Feb 15
  • Sat, Feb 22
  • Sat, Feb 29
  • Sat, Mar 7
  • Sat, Mar 14
  • Sat, Mar 21
  • Sat, Mar 28

Fairview
35 Fairview Mall Dr.
416-395-5750

Story, Craft & Play

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Songs,games and stories that help strengthen early literacy skills. For families with children ages 0-6years. Free. No registration.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 4
  • Sat, Jan 11
  • Sat, Jan 18
  • Sat, Jan 25
  • Sat, Feb 1
  • Sat, Feb 8
  • Sat, Feb 15
  • Sat, Feb 22
  • Sat, Feb 29
  • Sat, Mar 7
  • Sat, Mar 14
  • Sat, Mar 21
  • Sat, Mar 28
  • Sat, Apr 4

Northern Elms
123B Rexdale Blvd., Unit 5
416-394-5230

Mini Makers

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Junior builders aged 4-8 and their families are invited to join us every Sunday for fun, hands-on activities that explore STEM concepts and spark wonder, creativity and discovery. Try something different each week!

Drop in. No registration required. Call 416-393-7610 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Jan 5
  • Sun, Jan 12
  • Sun, Jan 19
  • Sun, Jan 26
  • Sun, Feb 9
  • Sun, Feb 16
  • Sun, Feb 23
  • Sun, Mar 1
  • Sun, Mar 8
  • Sun, Mar 15
  • Sun, Mar 22
  • Sun, Mar 29

Northern District
40 Orchard View Blvd.
416-393-7610

Family Time

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Sundays, January 5 to June 28. Spend a Sunday afternoon with stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with parents or caregivers.

*No programs on April 12 and May 17*

Drop-in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Jan 5
  • Sun, Jan 12
  • Sun, Jan 19
  • Sun, Jan 26
  • Sun, Feb 2
  • Sun, Feb 9
  • Sun, Feb 16
  • Sun, Feb 23
  • Sun, Mar 1
  • Sun, Mar 8
  • Sun, Mar 15
  • Sun, Mar 22
  • Sun, Mar 29
  • Sun, Apr 5

Don Mills
888 Lawrence Ave. East
416-395-5710

After School Club: Make It and Take It!

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us on Mondays to make a fun and easy craft to take home!

For ages 3-12.

No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Jan 6
  • Mon, Jan 13
  • Mon, Jan 20
  • Mon, Jan 27
  • Mon, Feb 3
  • Mon, Feb 10
  • Mon, Feb 24
  • Mon, Mar 2
  • Mon, Mar 9
  • Mon, Mar 23

Northern District
40 Orchard View Blvd.
416-393-7610

Babytime and Play

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for babies, birth to 18 months and their parents or caregivers. Babytime runs from 10-10:30am with playtime and socializing from 10:30-11:30am. Drop-in.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Jan 6
  • Mon, Jan 13
  • Mon, Jan 20
  • Mon, Jan 27
  • Mon, Feb 3
  • Mon, Feb 10
  • Mon, Feb 24
  • Mon, Mar 2
  • Mon, Mar 9
  • Mon, Mar 23
  • Mon, Mar 30

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Music and Movement

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Presented by Morningside EarlyON Child and Family Centre staff. This is a free drop-in interactive program designed for families and their children ages birth to 6 year old. We welcome families and children, focusing on bouncing babies and terrific toddlers! Parents will become familiar with children's songs and actions. Speech and language development will be promoted through songs and finger-plays. Limit of 40 participants each week. There will not be a program on Feb. 17/20.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Jan 6
  • Mon, Jan 13
  • Mon, Jan 20
  • Mon, Jan 27
  • Mon, Feb 3
  • Mon, Feb 10
  • Mon, Feb 24

Port Union
5450 Lawrence Ave. East
416-396-8885

Dads Meetup Mondays

10:30 am - 11:30 am

A free drop-in for fathers (and grandfathers) to meet and befriend peers in their community.

Be sure to bring your little one(s) with you!

There will be no meeting on the following Mondays:
February 17 (Closed for Family Day)
March 16 (March Break)
April 13 (Closed for Easter Monday)
May 18 (Closed for Victoria Day)

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Jan 6
  • Mon, Jan 13
  • Mon, Jan 20
  • Mon, Jan 27
  • Mon, Feb 3
  • Mon, Feb 10
  • Mon, Feb 24
  • Mon, Mar 2
  • Mon, Mar 9
  • Mon, Mar 23
  • Mon, Mar 30
  • Mon, Apr 6

Runnymede
2178 Bloor Street West
416-393-7697

Family Time (19 months-5 years) (Winter 2020)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories, followed by a craft! For children (from 19 months to five years of age) and their parents or caregivers.

Drop in. No registration required. This program will be held on the Third Floor in Room B.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Jan 6
  • Mon, Jan 13
  • Mon, Jan 20
  • Mon, Jan 27
  • Mon, Feb 3
  • Mon, Feb 10
  • Mon, Feb 24
  • Mon, Mar 2
  • Mon, Mar 9
  • Mon, Mar 23
  • Mon, Mar 30

Barbara Frum
20 Covington Road
416-395-5440

Family Time

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 0-5 and their parents or caregivers.

Drop-in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Jan 6
  • Mon, Jan 13
  • Mon, Jan 20
  • Mon, Jan 27
  • Mon, Feb 3
  • Mon, Feb 10
  • Mon, Feb 24

Leaside
165 McRae Dr.
416-396-3835

Baby Lap Time

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Learn new songs, rhymes and finger plays; and foster bonding with your baby! For Parents and their Babies up to 12 months. Drop-in.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Jan 6
  • Mon, Jan 13
  • Mon, Jan 20
  • Mon, Jan 27
  • Mon, Feb 3
  • Mon, Feb 10
  • Mon, Feb 17
  • Mon, Feb 24
  • Mon, Mar 2
  • Mon, Mar 9
  • Mon, Mar 16
  • Mon, Mar 23
  • Mon, Mar 30
  • Mon, Apr 6

Dufferin/St. Clair
1625 Dufferin Street
416-393-7712

Baby Time

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, bounces, tickles and songs for babies (0-18 months) and their caregivers. Enjoy Stay and Play from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Drop in. No registration required.

Program is in the Main Floor Program Room.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Jan 6
  • Mon, Jan 13
  • Mon, Jan 20
  • Mon, Jan 27
  • Mon, Feb 3
  • Mon, Feb 10
  • Mon, Feb 24

Northern District
40 Orchard View Blvd.
416-393-7610

Toddler Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, rhymes, finger plays and action songs for toddlers ages 19 months to 4 years and their caregivers.

Drop in.
Daycares, please call to register.

For more information, please call the branch at 416-393-7657.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Jan 6
  • Mon, Jan 13
  • Mon, Jan 20
  • Mon, Feb 3
  • Mon, Feb 10
  • Mon, Feb 24

Deer Park
40 St. Clair Ave. E.
416-393-7657

Preschool Time

10:30 am - 11:05 am

The Patches Rabbit Storytime

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 7
  • Tue, Jan 14
  • Tue, Jan 21
  • Tue, Jan 28
  • Tue, Feb 4
  • Tue, Feb 11
  • Tue, Feb 18
  • Tue, Feb 25
  • Tue, Mar 3
  • Tue, Mar 10
  • Tue, Mar 17
  • Tue, Mar 24
  • Tue, Mar 31
  • Tue, Apr 7

Rexdale
2243 Kipling Avenue
416-394-5200

EarlyOn Parent and Child Program

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Geared towards parents and caregivers with children between the ages of 0 ? 6, the child-parent programs offers enhance parents, grandparents and other caregivers? parenting skills in stages of child development, nutritional needs, health and safety and family communication. They also afford the children an opportunity to play and learn in a safe and nurturing environment.
Registration required.

For more information call Woodview Park branch at 416-395-5960 or Northwood Neighbourhood Services at 416-748-0788.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 7
  • Wed, Jan 8
  • Tue, Jan 14
  • Wed, Jan 15
  • Tue, Jan 21
  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Tue, Jan 28
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Tue, Feb 4
  • Wed, Feb 5
  • Tue, Feb 11
  • Wed, Feb 12
  • Tue, Feb 18
  • Wed, Feb 19
  • Tue, Feb 25
  • Wed, Feb 26
  • Tue, Mar 3
  • Wed, Mar 4
  • Tue, Mar 10
  • Wed, Mar 11
  • Tue, Mar 17
  • Wed, Mar 18
  • Tue, Mar 24
  • Wed, Mar 25
  • Tue, Mar 31
  • Wed, Apr 1
  • Tue, Apr 7
  • Wed, Apr 8

Woodview Park
16 Bradstock Road
416-395-5960

Toddler Time

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, songs and finger plays for children (18 months-3 years) and their caregivers. Families are invited to Stay and Play from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Drop in; no registration needed. Program held in the Main Floor Meeting Room.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 7
  • Tue, Jan 14
  • Tue, Jan 21
  • Tue, Jan 28
  • Tue, Feb 4
  • Tue, Feb 11
  • Tue, Feb 18
  • Tue, Feb 25

Northern District
40 Orchard View Blvd.
416-393-7610

Toddler Time 1

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and more for toddlers 19 to 35 months and their parents/caregivers.

Drop in, no registration required. Program capped at the first 25 pairs.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 7
  • Tue, Jan 14
  • Tue, Jan 21
  • Tue, Jan 28
  • Tue, Feb 4
  • Tue, Feb 11

Runnymede
2178 Bloor Street West
416-393-7697

Tuesday Movies

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Come join us for Feature Tuesdays. Action, comedy, and enjoyment for all ages.



Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 7
  • Tue, Jan 14
  • Tue, Jan 21
  • Tue, Jan 28
  • Tue, Feb 4
  • Tue, Feb 11
  • Tue, Feb 18
  • Tue, Feb 25
  • Tue, Mar 3
  • Tue, Mar 10
  • Tue, Mar 17
  • Tue, Mar 24
  • Tue, Mar 31

Northern Elms
123B Rexdale Blvd., Unit 5
416-394-5230

Board Games Night

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Come join us for a fun afternoon playing some card games and board games. We will provide all the games and potential friends you need for an enjoyable time gaming at the library!

For all ages.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 7
  • Tue, Jan 21

Runnymede
2178 Bloor Street West
416-393-7697

Babytime

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers! 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 8
  • Wed, Jan 15
  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Wed, Feb 5
  • Wed, Feb 12
  • Wed, Feb 19
  • Wed, Feb 26

Taylor Memorial
1440 Kingston Road
416-396-8939

Toddler Time

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 3 years with their parents and caregivers. No registration required. Drop-in. For more information please call 416-393-7680.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 8
  • Wed, Jan 15
  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Jan 29

Palmerston
560 Palmerston Ave.
416-393-7680

Shakin'the Chute

10:00 am - 10:40 am

It's parachute time, come and play with us! Drop in.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 8
  • Wed, Jan 15
  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Wed, Feb 5
  • Wed, Feb 12
  • Wed, Feb 19
  • Wed, Feb 26
  • Wed, Mar 4
  • Wed, Mar 11
  • Wed, Mar 18
  • Wed, Mar 25

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

This 30 minute program consists of bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. There is a limit of fifteen babies and registration is required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 8
  • Wed, Jan 15
  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Wed, Feb 5
  • Wed, Feb 12

Port Union
5450 Lawrence Ave. East
416-396-8885

Let's Paint!

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Paint a masterpiece at the library. Each month will have a different theme. All supplies provided.

For children of all ages.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 8
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Wed, Feb 26

Danforth/Coxwell
1675 Danforth Ave.
416-393-7783

Baby Time (Birth-18 Months)

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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

Drop in. No registration required. This program is to be held on the first floor in the Story Room. For inquiries, contact the branch at 416-395-5440.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 8
  • Wed, Jan 15
  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Wed, Feb 5
  • Wed, Feb 12
  • Wed, Feb 26
  • Wed, Mar 4
  • Wed, Mar 11
  • Wed, Mar 25

Barbara Frum
20 Covington Road
416-395-5440

Baby Time

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Introduce your child to sounds and actions at a staff-led storytime with bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories. For babies with their parents or caregivers.

Babies 0 - 18 months.
Drop in.

For more information, please call the branch at 416-393-7657.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 8
  • Wed, Jan 15
  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Wed, Feb 5
  • Wed, Feb 12
  • Wed, Feb 19
  • Wed, Feb 26

Deer Park
40 St. Clair Ave. E.
416-393-7657

Baby Time 1

9:30 am - 10:00 am

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

Drop in, no registration required. Program capped at the first 25 pairs.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 8
  • Wed, Jan 15
  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Wed, Feb 5
  • Wed, Feb 12

Runnymede
2178 Bloor Street West
416-393-7697

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for songs, rhymes and stories, followed by a craft! For children 0-5 and their parents/caregivers. Drop-in; no registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 8
  • Wed, Jan 15
  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Wed, Feb 5
  • Wed, Feb 12

Bendale
1515 Danforth Road
416-396-8910

Together Time

9:30 am - 11:00 am

A program for parents and caregivers with children birth to 6 years. This program will provide the opportunity to socialize and learn in an early learning environment. Paint, cut and paste, markers and crayons, play dough, books, circle time, and free play are all part of this program. Children are free to rotate between activities. This is a drop-in program. First come, first served. Space is limited.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 8
  • Fri, Jan 10
  • Wed, Jan 15
  • Fri, Jan 17
  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Fri, Jan 24
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Fri, Jan 31
  • Wed, Feb 5
  • Fri, Feb 7
  • Wed, Feb 12
  • Fri, Feb 14
  • Wed, Feb 19
  • Fri, Feb 21
  • Wed, Feb 26
  • Fri, Feb 28

Woodside Square
1571 Sandhurst Circle
416-396-8979

Baby Time

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

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

Drop-in, no registration is required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 8
  • Wed, Jan 15
  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Wed, Feb 5
  • Wed, Feb 12

Main Street
137 Main Street
416-393-7700

Family Time

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, songs, rhymes and a craft for children ages 19 months to 5 years old with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in program. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 8
  • Wed, Jan 15
  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Wed, Feb 5

Danforth/Coxwell
1675 Danforth Ave.
416-393-7783

Family Time (0-5 years)

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Bring the whole family for stories, songs and finger plays.

Stay and play until 11:30 am.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 8
  • Wed, Jan 15
  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Wed, Feb 5
  • Wed, Feb 12
  • Wed, Feb 19
  • Wed, Feb 26

Northern District
40 Orchard View Blvd.
416-393-7610

Toddler Time 2

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 19 to 35 months with their parents and caregivers.

Drop in, no registration required. Program will be capped at the first 25 pairs.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 8
  • Wed, Jan 15
  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Wed, Feb 5
  • Wed, Feb 12

Runnymede
2178 Bloor Street West
416-393-7697

Toddler Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs, finger plays and rhymes for toddlers 19 months to 3 years old and their parents and caregivers. Let us have some fun! Drop in, no registration required

Winter Session
January 8th-March 18th,2020

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 8
  • Wed, Jan 15
  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Wed, Feb 5
  • Wed, Feb 12
  • Wed, Feb 19
  • Wed, Feb 26
  • Wed, Mar 4
  • Wed, Mar 11
  • Wed, Mar 18

Humberwood
850 Humberwood Blvd.
416-394-5210

Family Time Stay and Play

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children 0-5 years old and their caregivers. Family Time runs from 10:30-11 am, followed by playtime and socializing.

Drop in, no registration required. Program will be capped at the first 20 pairs.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 9
  • Thu, Jan 16
  • Thu, Jan 23
  • Thu, Jan 30
  • Thu, Feb 6
  • Thu, Feb 13

Introduction to 3D Printing

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Learn how 3D printers work and how you can print at the Toronto Public Library?s Digital Innovation Hubs. This class includes hands-on instruction with Cura, the software used to prepare your 3D object file for printing on an Ultimaker 2+ printer.

Note: Customers are no longer required to attend a mandatory 3D printing class prior to using a 3D printer at the Toronto Public Library?s Digital Innovation Hubs. This class is for those who are interested in learning more about 3D printing and how to use the Cura software.

*Tickets will be available 2 weeks before the event date at 9 am*

Please register using the link below.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 9

Don Mills
888 Lawrence Ave. East
416-395-5710

Baby Time

11:15 am - 11:45 am

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and bounces for babies from birth to 18 months with a parent or caregiver. Followed by stay and play Drop in, no registration required

Winter Session-
January 10th -March 20th

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 10
  • Fri, Jan 17
  • Fri, Jan 24
  • Fri, Jan 31
  • Fri, Feb 7
  • Fri, Feb 14
  • Fri, Feb 21
  • Fri, Feb 28
  • Fri, Mar 6
  • Fri, Mar 13

Humberwood
850 Humberwood Blvd.
416-394-5210

Toddler Time

10:00 am - 10:45 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for Toddlers 18 to 36 months and their parents or caregivers. Toddler Time runs from 10-10:25am with fine motor skill structured playtime from 10:25-10:45am. Drop-in.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 10
  • Fri, Jan 17
  • Fri, Jan 24
  • Fri, Jan 31
  • Fri, Feb 7
  • Fri, Feb 14
  • Fri, Feb 21
  • Fri, Feb 28
  • Fri, Mar 6
  • Fri, Mar 13
  • Fri, Mar 27

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Baby Time

9:30 am - 10:00 am

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

Drop in. No registration is required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 10
  • Fri, Jan 17
  • Fri, Jan 24
  • Fri, Jan 31
  • Fri, Feb 7
  • Fri, Feb 14
  • Fri, Feb 21
  • Fri, Feb 28

Leaside
165 McRae Dr.
416-396-3835

Family Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Drop in for 30 minutes of stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 0-5 and their parents/caregivers.

No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 10
  • Fri, Jan 17
  • Fri, Jan 24
  • Fri, Jan 31
  • Fri, Feb 7
  • Fri, Feb 14

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for stories, bounces, tickles and songs for babies (0-18 months) and their caregivers. No registration required. Drop ins welcome.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 10
  • Fri, Jan 17
  • Fri, Jan 24
  • Fri, Jan 31
  • Fri, Feb 7
  • Fri, Feb 14
  • Fri, Feb 21
  • Fri, Feb 28
  • Fri, Mar 6
  • Fri, Mar 13
  • Fri, Mar 20

Gerrard/Ashdale
1432 Gerrard Street East
416-393-7717

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 10
  • Fri, Jan 17
  • Fri, Jan 31
  • Fri, Feb 7
  • Fri, Feb 14
  • Fri, Feb 28
  • Fri, Mar 6
  • Fri, Mar 13

Humber Summit
2990 Islington Ave.
416-395-5840

Baby Time 2

10:30 am - 11:00 am

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

Drop in, no registration required. Program will be capped at the first 25 pairs.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 10
  • Fri, Jan 17
  • Fri, Jan 24
  • Fri, Jan 31
  • Fri, Feb 7
  • Fri, Feb 14

Runnymede
2178 Bloor Street West
416-393-7697

Toddler Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

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

Drop-in, no registration is required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 10
  • Fri, Jan 17
  • Fri, Jan 24
  • Fri, Jan 31
  • Fri, Feb 7
  • Fri, Feb 14

Main Street
137 Main Street
416-393-7700

Esso Family Math - Presented by EarlyON Child & Family Centre

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

A free program to help your child (ages 3-6) succeed in math, participate in number games and activities and help your child develop logical thinking skills.

Registration required.

To register and for more information, visit Barbara Frum branch, call the library at 416-395-5440, or call Tina at (416) 783-7298 Ext.

This program is to be held on Third Floor in Room A.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 10
  • Fri, Jan 17
  • Fri, Jan 24
  • Fri, Jan 31
  • Fri, Feb 7
  • Fri, Feb 14
  • Fri, Feb 21

Barbara Frum
20 Covington Road
416-395-5440

Toddler Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Familiarize your child with letters, numbers and colors at a staff-led storytime with stories, songs and rhymes! For toddlers 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 10
  • Fri, Jan 17
  • Fri, Jan 24
  • Fri, Jan 31
  • Fri, Feb 7
  • Fri, Feb 14
  • Fri, Feb 21

Taylor Memorial
1440 Kingston Road
416-396-8939

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 0-5 years and their parents or caregivers. Drop-in.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 11
  • Sat, Jan 18
  • Sat, Jan 25
  • Sat, Feb 1
  • Sat, Feb 8
  • Sat, Feb 15
  • Sat, Feb 22
  • Sat, Feb 29
  • Sat, Mar 7
  • Sat, Mar 14
  • Sat, Mar 21
  • Sat, Mar 28
  • Sat, Apr 4

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Applefun Puppetry Presents: The Purple Pirate

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with Applefun Puppetry!

Enjoy puppet show adventure on the high sea! Join the chase for the Great Purple Whale. Applefun Puppetry presents this 45-minute interactive program. Afterwards, everyone learns how to make a paper puppet to take home.

For children 0-5.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 11

Parkdale
1303 Queen Street West
416-393-7686

Family Story Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in program. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 11
  • Sat, Jan 18
  • Sat, Jan 25
  • Sat, Feb 1
  • Sat, Feb 8
  • Sat, Feb 15
  • Sat, Feb 22
  • Sat, Feb 29
  • Sat, Mar 7
  • Sat, Mar 14
  • Sat, Mar 21
  • Sat, Mar 28
  • Sat, Apr 4

Dufferin/St. Clair
1625 Dufferin Street
416-393-7712

Grocery Store-y Time

10:30 am - 11:30 am

There are so many opportunities for children to improve their literacy skills at the grocery store! Join us as we celebrate Family Literacy Month through stories, songs and hands-on activities related to food and grocery shopping!

Drop in! For children ages 6 and under, with their parents and/or caregivers

For more information, please call the Sanderson Library at 416-393-7653.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 11

Sanderson
327 Bathurst Street
416-393-7653

Family Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Saturdays, January 11 to June 6. Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with parents or caregivers.

Be sure to check in-branch or online for special events or thematic storytimes throughout the year.

Drop-in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 11
  • Sat, Jan 18
  • Sat, Jan 25
  • Sat, Feb 1
  • Sat, Feb 8
  • Sat, Feb 15
  • Sat, Feb 22
  • Sat, Feb 29
  • Sat, Mar 7
  • Sat, Mar 14
  • Sat, Mar 21
  • Sat, Mar 28
  • Sat, Apr 4

Don Mills
888 Lawrence Ave. East
416-395-5710

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us every Saturday at 10:30 am for stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children 0-5 years old with their parents or caregivers.

Drop in, no registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 11
  • Sat, Jan 18
  • Sat, Jan 25
  • Sat, Feb 1
  • Sat, Feb 8
  • Sat, Feb 15
  • Sat, Feb 22
  • Sat, Feb 29
  • Sat, Mar 7
  • Sat, Mar 14

Gerrard/Ashdale
1432 Gerrard Street East
416-393-7717

Baby Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers. Please register in branch or by calling 416-393-7732. Registration opens January 3, 2020.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Jan 13
  • Mon, Jan 20
  • Mon, Jan 27
  • Mon, Feb 3
  • Mon, Feb 10
  • Mon, Feb 17
  • Mon, Feb 24
  • Mon, Mar 2

Davenport
1246 Shaw Street
416-393-7732

Toddler Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Age-appropriate story time sessions for children aged 19 to 36 months. Songs, rhymes and stories that help build early literacy skills and encourage a lifelong love of reading. This program will develop your child's reading readiness and show you how to get your child ready for reading. The Monday and Tuesday programs are exactly the same. For children with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Jan 13
  • Tue, Jan 14
  • Mon, Jan 20
  • Tue, Jan 21
  • Mon, Jan 27
  • Tue, Jan 28
  • Mon, Feb 3
  • Tue, Feb 4
  • Mon, Feb 10
  • Tue, Feb 11
  • Tue, Feb 18
  • Mon, Feb 24
  • Tue, Feb 25
  • Mon, Mar 2
  • Tue, Mar 3

Beaches
2161 Queen Street East
416-393-7703

Introduction to 3D Printing

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Staff members show participants how to use the 3D printers available at Toronto Public Library Digital Innovation Hubs. Class instruction includes:
* How to prepare a 3D design file for print
* How to use the equipment properly and safely
* A review of the rules and guidelines for using the 3D printer

PLEASE NOTE: This class is followed up by a 3d design class for which you need to register but both classes can be done in one evening. Link for second class: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/introduction-to-3d-design-tickets-85799301019

Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
The registration for this event opens 2 weeks in advance at 9 am.
If you have any questions please contact the branch 416-394-5330

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 14

Pyjama Time

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers.

Drop-in Program.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 14
  • Tue, Jan 21
  • Tue, Jan 28
  • Tue, Feb 4
  • Tue, Feb 11
  • Tue, Feb 18

Bridlewood
157A-2900 Warden Ave.
416-396-8960

Pyjama Storytime

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Bedtime stories, songs and rhymes for children
for ages 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Please register in branch or by calling 416-393-7732. Registration opens Monday January 3, 2020.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 14
  • Tue, Jan 21
  • Tue, Jan 28
  • Tue, Feb 4
  • Tue, Feb 11
  • Tue, Feb 18

Davenport
1246 Shaw Street
416-393-7732

Pyjama Time

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Bedtime stories, songs and rhymes for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in program - feel free to wear your PJs!

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 15
  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Jan 29

Parliament Street
269 Gerrard Street East
416-393-7663

Family Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us every Wednesday for stories, rhymes and songs. Drop-in.
No registration required. For ages birth to 5.

For more information, please call Bayview Branch at 416-395-5460.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 15
  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Wed, Feb 5
  • Wed, Feb 12
  • Wed, Feb 19
  • Wed, Feb 26
  • Wed, Mar 4
  • Wed, Mar 11
  • Wed, Mar 18
  • Wed, Mar 25
  • Wed, Apr 1
  • Wed, Apr 8

Bayview
123A-2901 Bayview Ave.
416-395-5460

Baby Time 1

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Age-appropriate story time sessions for children aged 0-9 months. Songs, rhymes, and stories that help build early literacy skills and encourage a lifelong love of reading. This program will develop your child's reading readiness and show you how to get your child ready for reading. For children whose birthdays fall between April 16, 2019 and January 16, 2020. For children with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 16
  • Thu, Jan 23
  • Thu, Jan 30
  • Thu, Feb 6
  • Thu, Feb 13
  • Thu, Feb 20
  • Thu, Feb 27
  • Thu, Mar 5

Beaches
2161 Queen Street East
416-393-7703

Zumba, Baby and Me!

10:00 am - 11:00 am

A gentle Zumba class for you and your little one with certified Zumba Instructor Bianca Bold. Zumba class 10-10:45am; Circle time 10:45-11:00am. Participants should bring either a sling or child carrier. Water is recommended. This is a ticketed program. Tickets will be issued each Thursday beginning at 9:30am. Tickets will be issued until we run out.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 16
  • Thu, Jan 23
  • Thu, Jan 30
  • Thu, Feb 6
  • Thu, Feb 13
  • Thu, Feb 20
  • Thu, Feb 27
  • Thu, Mar 5

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Toddler Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

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

Registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 16
  • Thu, Jan 23
  • Thu, Jan 30
  • Thu, Feb 6
  • Thu, Feb 13
  • Thu, Feb 20

Bridlewood
157A-2900 Warden Ave.
416-396-8960

Virtual Reality with HTC Vive

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Come in and try out Virtual Reality using HTC Vive. Ride a rollercoaster without moving a step or release your inner ninja and slice some things with light-sabres virtually.

Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

If you have any questions please contact the branch 416-394-5330

*This event does not require registration Drop-ins are welcome

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 16
  • Thu, Jan 23

Family Storytime

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes with a small craft afterwards. Bring the whole family for some fun!

For ages 0-5.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 17
  • Fri, Jan 24
  • Fri, Jan 31
  • Fri, Feb 7
  • Fri, Feb 14
  • Fri, Feb 21
  • Fri, Feb 28
  • Fri, Mar 6
  • Fri, Mar 13
  • Fri, Mar 20
  • Fri, Mar 27
  • Fri, Apr 3

Black Creek
1700 Wilson Ave.
416-395-5470

Baby Time 2

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Age-appropriate story time sessions for children aged 10 to 18 months (birthdays from July 2018 to March 2019). Songs, rhymes and stories that help build early literacy skills and encourage a lifelong love of reading. This program will develop your child's reading readiness and show you how to get your child ready for reading. For children with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 17
  • Fri, Jan 24
  • Fri, Jan 31
  • Fri, Feb 7
  • Fri, Feb 14
  • Fri, Feb 21
  • Fri, Feb 28
  • Fri, Mar 6

Beaches
2161 Queen Street East
416-393-7703

A Good Place to Read: A Family Literacy Month Program

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Please join us as we look for good places to read and celebrate Family Literacy Month with stories, rhymes, songs, and reading activities for the whole family!

Drop in program. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 17

Bridlewood
157A-2900 Warden Ave.
416-396-8960

P.A. Day: Family Movie

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

A free afternoon movie for everyone to enjoy. All ages. Drop-in. No registration required. For more information, call 416-396-3865.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 17
  • Fri, Feb 14

Thorncliffe
48 Thorncliffe Park Dr.
416-396-3865

Grocery Store Storytime

10:30 am - 11:30 am

There are so many opportunities for children to improve their literacy skills at the grocery store! Join us as we celebrate Family Literacy Month through stories, songs and hands-on activities related to food and grocery shopping.

Drop-in for children 3-5 years old accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 18

Runnymede
2178 Bloor Street West
416-393-7697

New Toronto 25th Anniversary

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for a celebratory event as we celebrate New Toronto's 25 years of service to the community, and to open the Time Capsule which was buried in 1994 underneath the Steam Whistle Train Bell.

Looking forward to the next 25 years, New Toronto will also be installing a new Time Capsule that will contain mementos of today's time for future generations.


UPDATE with regards to new date of New Toronto's 25th Anniversary Event.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 18

New Toronto
110 Eleventh Street
416-394-5350

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Stories, songs, rhymes, and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers. Drop in. No registration required. Please note: no program on Jan. 4.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 18
  • Sat, Feb 1
  • Sat, Feb 15
  • Sat, Feb 29
  • Sat, Mar 14
  • Sat, Mar 28

Locke
3083 Yonge Street
416-393-7730

Grocery Store Storytime

10:30 am - 11:30 am

There are so many opportunities for children to improve their literacy skills at the grocery store! Join us as we celebrate Family Literacy Month through stories, songs and hands-on activities related to food and grocery shopping.

Drop-in for children 3-5 years old accompanied by a parent or caregiver.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 18

Riverdale
370 Broadview Ave.
416-393-7720

Chinese New Year Cake Food Demonstration

11:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for as we celebrate Asian Chinese New Year with learning to make this simple Asian dessert at Thorncliffe Branch.

Food will be present. Call 416-396-3865 in advance if you have any food allergies so we can answer any questions.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 18

Thorncliffe
48 Thorncliffe Park Dr.
416-396-3865

NEW DATE: Baby Time Stay and Play

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Stories, songs and rhymes for babies, birth to 18 months and their parents or caregivers. Baby Time runs from 11-11:30 am, followed by playtime and socializing. Drop-in.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Jan 20
  • Mon, Jan 27
  • Mon, Feb 3
  • Mon, Feb 10
  • Mon, Feb 24
  • Mon, Mar 2
  • Mon, Mar 9
  • Mon, Mar 23
  • Mon, Mar 30
  • Mon, Apr 6

Bloor/Gladstone
1101 Bloor Street West
416-393-7674

Family Storytime

10:15 am - 10:45 am

Stories, songs and crafts for children with their parents and caregivers. Suitable for children ages 5 and under. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

Drop-in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Jan 20
  • Mon, Jan 27
  • Mon, Feb 3
  • Mon, Feb 10
  • Mon, Feb 24
  • Mon, Mar 2
  • Mon, Mar 9
  • Mon, Mar 16

Thorncliffe
48 Thorncliffe Park Dr.
416-396-3865

Baby Time - 10 a.m.

10:00 am - 10:30 am

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

Drop in, no registration required. Space is limited.
The program will be capped at the first 25 children.

Large groups, daycares, and camps please contact the High Park branch at 416-393-7671 for alternative arrangements.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 21
  • Tue, Jan 28
  • Tue, Feb 4
  • Tue, Feb 11
  • Tue, Feb 18
  • Tue, Feb 25

High Park
228 Roncesvalles Ave.
416-393-7671

Baby Time - 11 a.m.

11:00 am - 11:30 am

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

Drop in, no registration required. Space is limited.
The program will be capped at the first 25 children.

Large groups, daycares, and camps please contact the High Park branch at 416-393-7671 for alternative arrangements.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 21
  • Tue, Jan 28
  • Tue, Feb 4
  • Tue, Feb 11
  • Tue, Feb 18
  • Tue, Feb 25

High Park
228 Roncesvalles Ave.
416-393-7671

Italian Storytime

10:00 am - 10:40 am

Ciao tutti! Stories, songs and rhymes in Italian and English for bimbi (children) 1-5 years and their parents or caregivers. This is a fully bilingual program, no prior knowledge of Italian is needed. Drop in. Registration not required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 21
  • Tue, Jan 28
  • Tue, Feb 4
  • Tue, Feb 11
  • Tue, Feb 18
  • Tue, Feb 25
  • Tue, Mar 3
  • Tue, Mar 10

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Baby Time

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies (ages 0-18 months) and their caregivers.

NEW! Drop-in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 21
  • Tue, Jan 28
  • Tue, Feb 4
  • Tue, Feb 11
  • Tue, Feb 18
  • Tue, Feb 25

Don Mills
888 Lawrence Ave. East
416-395-5710

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, stories and songs for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by calling the branch at 416-396-8931 any time after December 6th. Limit 15 babies with their caregivers.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Wed, Feb 5
  • Wed, Feb 12
  • Wed, Feb 19
  • Wed, Feb 26

Maryvale
85 Ellesmere Road, Unit 16
416-396-8931

Toddler Time

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for toddlers ages 19-36 months and their parents or caregivers.

NEW! Drop-in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Wed, Feb 5
  • Wed, Feb 12
  • Wed, Feb 19
  • Wed, Feb 26

Don Mills
888 Lawrence Ave. East
416-395-5710

Family Story Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 0-5 with their parents/caregivers. Registration not required.
Call 416-393-7668 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 22
  • Wed, Jan 29
  • Wed, Feb 5
  • Wed, Feb 12
  • Wed, Feb 19
  • Wed, Feb 26

College/Shaw
766 College Street
416-393-7668

Toddler Time and Play

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 19 to 36 months with their parents and caregivers.
Toddler Time runs from 10-10:30 am. Stay, play, and mingle after the program.

Drop in, no registration required. Space is limited.
The program will be capped at the first 25 children.

Large groups, daycares, and camps please contact the High Park branch at 416-393-7671 for alternative arrangements.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 23
  • Thu, Jan 30
  • Thu, Feb 6
  • Thu, Feb 13
  • Thu, Feb 20
  • Thu, Feb 27

High Park
228 Roncesvalles Ave.
416-393-7671

Family Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Stories, songs and finger plays for you little one and you.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 24
  • Fri, Jan 31
  • Fri, Feb 7
  • Fri, Feb 14
  • Fri, Feb 21
  • Fri, Feb 28

Elmbrook Park
2 Elmbrook Cres.
416-394-5290

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children ages 0-5 and their parents or caregivers.

Drop-in, no registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 25

Runnymede
2178 Bloor Street West
416-393-7697

Inorganic Market - Electronic Waste Collection

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Bring your old TVs, computers, phones and other unused electronics for safe disposal. For more information visit inorganicmarket.ca or Facebook event page @inorganicmarket. A free community event provided by ADL Process Electronics Recycling.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 25

Annette Street
145 Annette Street
416-393-7692

Inorganic Market - Electronic Waste Collection

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Bring your old TVs, computers, phones and other unused electronics for safe disposal. For more information visit inorganicmarket.ca or Facebook event page @inorganicmarket. A free community event provided by ADL Process Electronics Recycling.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 25

Annette Street
145 Annette Street
416-393-7692

Tenth Annual Family Bingo Marathon

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

This fun-filled event is in celebration of Family Literacy Month. Bring the whole family to play bingo and enjoy time together at the library. There will be book prizes to win!

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 25

Port Union
5450 Lawrence Ave. East
416-396-8885

Happy Chinese New Year

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us as we celebrate Chinese New Year. 2020 will be the Year of the Rat. Come and make a craft to celebrate the new year!

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 25

Humber Bay
200 Park Lawn Road
416-394-5300

Family Literacy Day Yoga Story Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Celebrate Family Literacy Day with Appleseed Yoga. Breathe, move, relax and connect with the natural world. Read a book together, sing songs and learn some basic yoga moves that go along with the story. Program Room 204 - Drop-in.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Jan 27

Deer Park
40 St. Clair Ave. E.
416-393-7657

Baby Time 1

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Lap games, rhymes and stories for children ages birth to 18 months and their caregivers.

2nd Floor Program Room.

Please register in person or by calling, 416-393-7727.

*Registration runs from Monday January 6th to Friday January 10.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 28
  • Tue, Feb 4
  • Tue, Feb 11
  • Tue, Feb 18
  • Tue, Feb 25
  • Tue, Mar 3

Toddler Time 1

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Stories, rhymes and songs for children ages 19-35 months and their caregivers.

2nd Floor Program Room.

Please register in person or by calling, 416-393-7727.

*Registration runs from Monday January 6th to Friday January 10.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 28
  • Tue, Feb 4
  • Tue, Feb 11
  • Tue, Feb 18
  • Tue, Feb 25
  • Tue, Mar 3

StreetKnit Project

6:30 pm - 8:15 pm

Join others who like to knit or crochet projects for donation to a variety of charities. Supplies (yarn and needles) are supplied. The last Tuesday of every month.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 28
  • Tue, Feb 25
  • Tue, Mar 31

Annette Street
145 Annette Street
416-393-7692

Yorktown Family Services: Drop In

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Families & caregivers of children 0-6 years old can enjoy this free drop-in program. Explore a variety of activities, arts & crafts and circle time.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 29

Dufferin/St. Clair
1625 Dufferin Street
416-393-7712

Baby Time 2

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Lap games, rhymes and stories for children ages birth to 18 months and their caregivers.

2nd Floor Program Room.

Please register in person or by calling, 416-393-7727.

*Registration runs from Monday January 6th to Friday January 10.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 30
  • Thu, Feb 6
  • Thu, Feb 13
  • Thu, Feb 20
  • Thu, Feb 27
  • Thu, Mar 5

Toddler Time 2

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, rhymes and songs for children ages 19-35 months and their caregivers.

2nd Floor Program Room.

Please register in person or by calling, 416-393-7727.

*Registration runs from Monday January 6th to Friday January 10.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 30
  • Thu, Feb 6
  • Thu, Feb 13
  • Thu, Feb 20
  • Thu, Feb 27
  • Thu, Mar 5

Mini Makers (Ages 4-8) (Winter-Spring 2020)

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Children aged 4-8 and their families are invited to join us every Sunday for fun, hands-on activities that explore STEM concepts and spark wonder, creativity and discovery. Try something new each week!

Drop-in program. For more information, contact the branch. Third Floor, Room B.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Feb 2
  • Sun, Feb 9
  • Sun, Feb 16
  • Sun, Feb 23
  • Sun, Mar 1
  • Sun, Mar 8
  • Sun, Mar 15
  • Sun, Mar 22
  • Sun, Mar 29
  • Sun, Apr 5

Barbara Frum
20 Covington Road
416-395-5440

Toddler Time

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Stories, songs and simple crafts for toddlers 19 to 35 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers. Registration begins Saturday, January 25, 2020. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 or visit the second floor information desk.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Feb 4
  • Tue, Feb 11
  • Tue, Feb 18
  • Tue, Feb 25

Fairview
35 Fairview Mall Dr.
416-395-5750

Baby Time

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Stories, songs and bouncing and tickling rhymes for babies up to 18 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers. Registration begins Saturday, January 25, 2020. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 or visit the second floor information desk.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Feb 6
  • Thu, Feb 13
  • Thu, Feb 20
  • Thu, Feb 27

Fairview
35 Fairview Mall Dr.
416-395-5750

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, stories and songs for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. After the program, families are invited to stay and play for an additional 30 minutes. Drop-in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Feb 7
  • Fri, Feb 14
  • Fri, Feb 21
  • Fri, Feb 28
  • Fri, Mar 6
  • Fri, Mar 13

Riverdale
370 Broadview Ave.
416-393-7720

Live in the Library: Steelpan with Suzette Vidale

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a Steelpan performance by Suzette Vidale!

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Feb 7

Parkdale
1303 Queen Street West
416-393-7686

Black History Month: Mystic Drumz

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Travel back in time and learn about some of the very first African instruments on the planet. In this interactive show, children dance across the world to find African and Afro-Cuban percussion instruments and the rhythms that are the bedrock of music today. We will explore Nigerian Talking Drums, West African Djembe drums, Ancient Log drums and much much more! All ages fun! Please call 416-394-5300 to register for this wonderful program!

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Feb 8

Humber Bay
200 Park Lawn Road
416-394-5300

Discover Spec Coll: Dr. Anderson Ruffin Abbott & Mary Ann Casey: A love story

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Please join our guest speaker, Kathy Grant, for a look at the endearing relationships among the members of the Abbott family, through personal correspondence, photographs and other memorabilia. Dr. Anderson Ruffin Abbott was the first black Canadian-born doctor and had a long and very successful medical career.
Marilyn & Charles Baillie Special Collections Centre, 5th Floor, Toronto Reference Library.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Feb 12

P.A. Day Movie

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Come on in for a fun filled P.A. Day Movie.

Drop in program, no registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Feb 14

Morningside
4279 Lawrence Ave. East
416-396-8881

Family Day BINGO

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Families are invited to enjoy a great game of BINGO & possibly win a prize. Registration begins January 15th. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Feb 15

Woodside Square
1571 Sandhurst Circle
416-396-8979

Afro-Jamaican Music and Oral Artistry

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Afro-Jamaican Music and Oral Artistry is a mix of music, talk and visuals about the rich African retentions found in Jamaica's history, culture, religion, and language. Maurice Gordon is a Jamaican/Canadian guitarist, composer, teacher, and Afro-Jamaican oral artist who will discuss icons such as Miss Lou, Harry Belafonte, Bob Marley, and Marcus Garvey in this engaging and interactive presentation

Registration Required.
Please call the Information Desk at 416-396-8970

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Feb 18

Malvern
30 Sewells Road
416-396-8969

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Feb 21
  • Fri, Feb 28

Anansi and the Moss Covered Rock Puppet Show

11:00 am - 11:45 am

In this special puppet show presentation, Anansi the Spider finds a strange moss-covered rock in the forest and uses it to trick all his animal friends. But, Anansi is the one who ends up getting tricked. Based on the book by the Eric A. Kimmel. After the show, stay for more stories and crafts. All ages.

Drop-in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Feb 22

Don Mills
888 Lawrence Ave. East
416-395-5710

Family Storytime

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for stories, songs and rhymes for the whole family. For children birth to 5 years of age, with parents or caregivers.
Drop in. No registration is required

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Mar 7
  • Sat, Mar 14
  • Sat, Mar 21
  • Sat, Mar 28

Morningside
4279 Lawrence Ave. East
416-396-8881

March Break Kickoff: Mr. Chris & The Gassy Bubbles

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

With their imaginative blend of music, puppets and humour, Mr. Chris & the Gassy Bubbles deliver a fun and interactive musical program that will have families singing and dancing!

Program will take place in the centre court of Parkway Mall.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Mar 14

Maryvale
85 Ellesmere Road, Unit 16
416-396-8931

Sing Ho' for the Life of a Bear!

Visit the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books to view this exhibit of stories and illustrations featuring Winnie-the-Pooh and other beloved bear characters.

Free. All are welcome.

Located in the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, on the 4th floor of the Lillian H. Smith Branch.

The exhibit can be viewed during the Osborne Collection's open hours: Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 9-5, closed Sun.

Call 416-393-7753 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Mar 14 - Sat, May 23

Lillian H. Smith
239 College Street
416-393-7746

Sing, Hop and Laugh with Sandy and her Puppets

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Join us for a fun and interactive concert and puppet show! Sandy invites you to hop like a bunny, quack like a duck, ride a bumpy bus, clap your hands and sing along to great energetic songs. Then you can help Lulu the Bird and Unicorn teach Sneaky Hand how to be a friend in a hilarious puppet show! Drop in for families.

Daycare must register starting February 3, 2020 by calling 416-393-7674

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Mar 16

Bloor/Gladstone
1101 Bloor Street West
416-393-7674

Toddler Time

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 19 months to 5 years old with their parents or caregivers. Registration begins February 15th. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Mar 16
  • Mon, Mar 23
  • Mon, Mar 30
  • Mon, Apr 6

Woodside Square
1571 Sandhurst Circle
416-396-8979

March Break Multimedia Self Portrait

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Start your March Break week off by using different media forms to create your own self portrait.

Ages 4 - 12.
Registration required. For more information and to register, please call the branch at 416-393-7657. Registration opens Tuesday February 18, 2020.

Daycares, please call in advance to register.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Mar 16

Deer Park
40 St. Clair Ave. E.
416-393-7657

Sing, Hop and Laugh with Sandy from Razzmatazz

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Sandy invites you to hop like a bunny, ride a bumpy bus, clap your hands, and sing along! Then, in a hilarious puppet show, you can help Lulu the Bird and Unicorn teach Sneaky Hand how to be a friend.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Mar 16

Downsview
2793 Keele Street
416-395-5720

Sing into Spring

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Robins, frogs, baby chicks, green grass, budding trees, and all things spring!

We will take a musical trip with Juno Award Nominee, Mary Lambert, to escape the winter blues, and then enjoy singing about all the wonderful things that spring to life in spring. Song, dance, colourful costumes and props and LOTS of audience participation are all a part of this performance.

For children 0-12 and their parents/caregivers. Contact branch for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Mar 16

Eglinton Square
1 Eglinton Square, Unit 126
416-396-8920

C'est pas Géni'AL

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Vous aimez la magie? Et la science? Si vous avez répondu "oui!" à ces deux questions, alors venez-vous laisser ébahir par les illusions du professeur Géni Al, qui vous montrera comment la science et la magie peuvent parfois s'entremêler. Vous serez transportés le long d'un enchaînement de tours tous plus étonnants les uns que les autres, accompagnés de défis interactifs. Certains des tours seront suivis d'une explication qui révèlera leur secret.

Like Magic? What about science? If you answered "yes!" to these two questions, then feel free to come over and let Professor Géni Al blow your mind by showing you how magic and science can sometimes intertwine. You will be delighted with a series of amazing illusions, as well as interactive challenges. Some tricks will have their secret revealed.

All children welcome. Plus, enter a draw for a chance to win an awesome prize!!

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Mar 16

S. Walter Stewart
170 Memorial Park Ave.
416-396-3975

Monsieur Thomas et ses Marionnettes

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Monsieur Thomas vous invite à suivre les aventures de ses amis, Georges, Joséphine et Malmain. Joséphine va bientôt pondre des oeufs et donner naissance à des oiselets. Alors Georges se met à l'oeuvre à construire un nid d'oiseau. Mais tout ne vas pas bien car les matériaux de construction disparaissent. Où sont les matériaux ? Y-a-t-il un malfaiteur dans le quartier ? Venez aider Georges à résoudre ce mystère.

Au préalable, vous serez émerveillés par les acrobaties de Delphus Lapuce, le compagnon imaginaire de Mr Thomas et d'aller faire un voyage musical en autobus avec lui et sa guitare.

Entrée libre.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Mar 16

Alderwood
2 Orianna Drive
416-394-5310

Sing Into Spring

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Robins, frogs, baby chicks, green grass, budding trees, and all things spring!

We will take a musical trip with Juno Award Nominee, Mary Lambert, to escape the winter blues, and then enjoy singing about all the wonderful things that spring to life in spring. Song, dance, colourful costumes and props and LOTS of audience participation are all a part of this performance.

For children 0-5 and their parents/caregivers. Contact branch for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Mar 16

Agincourt
155 Bonis Ave.
416-396-8943

Les Nouvelles aventures du Petit Prince

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Vous pensez tout savoir du Petit Prince ? Et si toute l'histoire n'a pas été racontée ? Et s'il y avait d'autres planètes à explorer ? Le duo d'improvisateurs DaFlo (Daphney Joseph et Florian François) vous emmène à la découverte de nouvelles planètes créées par l'imaginaire des enfants. Dans ce spectacle interactif inspiré par Le Petit Prince de Saint-Exupéry, ce sont les enfants qui vont créer leur monde. S'il te plait dessine-moi un mouton et un nouveau monde.
Entrée libre.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Mar 16

College/Shaw
766 College Street
416-393-7668

Wear green and join us for a movie!

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

For this St Patrick's Day wear green to the library and enjoy a movie with us, 'The Odd Life of Timothy Green.'

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Mar 17

Animal Friends Fun! By Hands On Exotics

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come join us and meet our guest animal friends!

Hands on Exotics is an exotic animal shelter that brings a wide variety of animals including feathery, furry, and scaly friends to help learn about the animals and important topics such as conservation and responsible pet ownership.

Drop-in for all ages! No registration required. Large groups should phone in advance. For further information call 416-393-7706.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Mar 17

Forest Hill
700 Eglinton Ave. West
416-393-7706

C'est pas Géni'AL

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Vous aimez la magie? Et la science? Si vous avez répondu "oui!" à ces deux questions, alors venez-vous laisser ébahir par les illusions du professeur Géni Al, qui vous montrera comment la science et la magie peuvent parfois s'entremêler. Vous serez transportés le long d'un enchaînement de tours tous plus étonnants les uns que les autres, accompagnés de défis interactifs. Certains des tours seront suivis d'une explication qui révèlera leur secret.

Like Magic? What about science? If you answered "yes!" to these two questions, then feel free to come over and let Professor Géni Al blow your mind by showing you how magic and science can sometimes intertwine. You will be delighted with a series of amazing illusions, as well as interactive challenges. Some tricks will have their secret revealed.

All children welcome. Plus, enter a draw for a chance to win an awesome prize!!

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Mar 17

Applefun Puppetry

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Applefun Puppetry for a fun and exciting puppet show. Meet the "star" puppets after and learn how to make a paper puppet of your own!

Suitable for all ages.

Drop in, however daycares should call ahead to register. Call 416-393-7658 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Mar 17

Deer Park
40 St. Clair Ave. E.
416-393-7657

Njacko Backo: voyages africains

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Njacko Backo partage les expériences de la vie de son village natale au Cameroun où les traditions, l'histoire et les valeurs sont transmises oralement à travers des histoires, des chants et des danses. Dans sa présentation, Voyages Africains, Njacko invite les enfants à participer à son récit afin qu'ils puissent écouter des contes africains.
Entrée libre.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Mar 17

Bloor/Gladstone
1101 Bloor Street West
416-393-7674

All Things Green Storytime Special

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Celebrate St. Patrick?s Day with us at this special ALL GREEN storytime! Don't forget to come dressed in GREEN. For children ages 0-6 years and their parents or caregivers. Drop in.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Mar 17

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Sing, Hop and Laugh with Sandy from Razzmatazz

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sandy invites you to hop like a bunny, ride a bumpy bus, clap your hands, and sing along! Then, in a hilarious puppet show, you can help Lulu the Bird and Unicorn teach Sneaky Hand how to be a friend.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Mar 17

Yorkville
22 Yorkville Ave.
416-393-7660

Monsieur Thomas et ses Marionnettes

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Monsieur Thomas vous invite à suivre les aventures de ses amis, Georges, Joséphine et Malmain. Joséphine va bientôt pondre des oeufs et donner naissance à des oiselets. Alors Georges se met à l'oeuvre à construire un nid d'oiseau. Mais tout ne vas pas bien car les matériaux de construction disparaissent. Où sont les matériaux ? Y-a-t-il un malfaiteur dans le quartier ? Venez aider Georges à résoudre ce mystère.

Au préalable, vous serez émerveillés par les acrobaties de Delphus Lapuce, le compagnon imaginaire de Mr Thomas et d'aller faire un voyage musical en autobus avec lui et sa guitare.

Entrée libre.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Mar 17

Danforth/Coxwell
1675 Danforth Ave.
416-393-7783

Pinocchio with Little Red Theatre

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Little Red Theatre for a special production of Pinocchio.
The story follows the journey of a young marionette on a quest for adventure. In spite of his father?s warnings and Pinocchio?s best intentions, he constantly finds himself in trouble.As Pinocchio tries to find his way, he encounters a cast of colourful characters including a 100-year-old Cricket, a clever Cat, a wily Fox, a Blue Fairy and a friend named Lamp-Wick who takes him to the Land Of Toys.

Suitable For children ages 4-12 years old.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Mar 18

Robin Hood and the Dragon

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Oh no! The Sheriff has stolen the money! What's the best way to get it back? A dancing contest of course! Afterwards, everyone learns
how to make a paper puppet to take home. Join Applefun Puppetry for 45-minutes of puppet show fun.

Recommended for ages 3-9.

Registration required. Registration begins Tuesday, February 4. Call 416-395-5460 for more information or to register.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Mar 18

Bayview
123A-2901 Bayview Ave.
416-395-5460

BenTastic Magic Show

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

We all have a little magic inside of us! Family-friendly magician, BenTastic, puts on an action-packed, interactive magic show with lots of laughter, amazing tricks and plenty of audience participation.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Mar 18

Gerrard/Ashdale
1432 Gerrard Street East
416-393-7717

Monsieur Thomas et ses Marionnettes

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Monsieur Thomas vous invite à suivre les aventures de ses amis, Georges, Joséphine et Malmain. Joséphine va bientôt pondre des oeufs et donner naissance à des oiselets. Alors Georges se met à l'oeuvre à construire un nid d'oiseau. Mais tout ne vas pas bien car les matériaux de construction disparaissent. Où sont les matériaux ? Y-a-t-il un malfaiteur dans le quartier ? Venez aider Georges à résoudre ce mystère.

Au préalable, vous serez émerveillés par les acrobaties de Delphus Lapuce, le compagnon imaginaire de Mr Thomas et d'aller faire un voyage musical en autobus avec lui et sa guitare.

Entrée libre.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Mar 18

Brentwood
36 Brentwood Road North
416-394-5240

Little Red Theatre Company Presents: Goldilocks

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

A folky, funny pallet of misdemeanours as Goldilocks and her friendly Canadian bears transport us to a land of fiddles and frolic. We promise you a whole lotta fun! For children ages 4 and up. Drop in.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Mar 18

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

March Break BINGO

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for many games of Bingo on the last day of March Break! Winners will receive prizes.

Drop in. Daycares, please call in advance to register.
For more information, please call the branch at 416-393-7657.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Mar 18

Deer Park
40 St. Clair Ave. E.
416-393-7657

Sing, Hop and Laugh with Sandy from Razzmatazz

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sandy invites you to hop like a bunny, ride a bumpy bus, clap your hands, and sing along! Then, in a hilarious puppet show, you can help Lulu the Bird and Unicorn teach Sneaky Hand how to be a friend.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Mar 18

Parkdale
1303 Queen Street West
416-393-7686

The Sing & Spell Show with Cindy Cook from Polka Dot Door

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sing and dance with Cindy Cook (long-time host of TVO's POLKA DOT DOOR) and her talking puppets, Spelling Bee, Book-Worm and Owlie, the baby owl, who show children that reading is fun!

Contact branch for registration details. Suitable for ages 0-5 years.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Mar 18

Amesbury Park
1565 Lawrence Ave. W.
416-395-5420

Njacko Backo : voyages africains

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Njacko Backo partage les expériences de la vie de son village natale au Cameroun où les traditions, l'histoire et les valeurs sont transmises oralement à travers des histoires, des chants et des danses. Dans sa présentation, Voyages Africains, Njacko invite les enfants à participer à son récit afin qu'ils puissent écouter des contes africains.
Entrée libre.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Mar 18

Northern District
40 Orchard View Blvd.
416-393-7610

Pinocchio with Little Red Theatre

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Little Red Theatre for a special production of Pinocchio.
The story follows the journey of a young marionette on a quest for adventure. In spite of his father's warnings and Pinocchio's best intentions, he constantly finds himself in trouble. As Pinocchio tries to find his way, he encounters a cast of colourful characters including a 100-year-old Cricket, a clever Cat, a wily Fox, a Blue Fairy and a friend named Lamp-Wick who takes him to the Land Of Toys.

Suitable For children ages 4-12 years old.

Free tickets distributed from the service desk 30 minutes prior.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Mar 19

Runnymede
2178 Bloor Street West
416-393-7697

Debbie Stevens Presents: The Twisted One

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Debbie and her balloons for a show that is packed with games, incredible balloon costumes, magic, cool music and lots of wide smiles. For children ages 3 and up. Drop in.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Mar 19

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Sing, Hop and Laugh with Sandy from Razzmatazz

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Sandy invites you to hop like a bunny, ride a bumpy bus, clap your hands, and sing along! Then, in a hilarious puppet show, you can help Lulu the Bird and Unicorn teach Sneaky Hand how to be a friend.

Drop in program, though large groups should call 416-393-7680 to register.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Mar 19

Palmerston
560 Palmerston Ave.
416-393-7680

Boucle d'or et les trois ours canadiens (Little Red Theatre)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Le conte de Boucle d'or est un conte simple mais riche en thèmes. Il décrit les périples derrière la quête du savoir, elle-même alimentée par une curiosité débordante. Ce récit a une saveur de conte de fées et nous permet de créer une palette colorée de musique folk provenant de la vallée d'Ottawa avec un son contemporain. La pièce combine de l'humour satirique pour enfants avec un narrateur désorienté qui nous guide à travers cette histoire et trois oursons vraiment mignons et respectueux de l'environnement. Boucle d'or ne manque pas de charme !
Entrée libre.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Mar 19

High Park
228 Roncesvalles Ave.
416-393-7671

Monsieur Thomas et ses Marionnettes

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Monsieur Thomas vous invite à suivre les aventures de ses amis, Georges, Joséphine et Malmain. Joséphine va bientôt pondre des oeufs et donner naissance à des oiselets. Alors Georges se met à l'oeuvre à construire un nid d'oiseau. Mais tout ne vas pas bien car les matériaux de construction disparaissent. Où sont les matériaux ? Y-a-t-il un malfaiteur dans le quartier ? Venez aider Georges à résoudre ce mystère.

Au préalable, vous serez émerveillés par les acrobaties de Delphus Lapuce, le compagnon imaginaire de Mr Thomas et d'aller faire un voyage musical en autobus avec lui et sa guitare. Tout ages.

Billets gratuits disponible 30 minutes avant le programme à la réception de l'information.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Mar 19

Don Mills
888 Lawrence Ave. East
416-395-5710

Applefun Puppetry Presents: The Purple Pirate

10:00 am - 10:45 am

Get ready to sail the seven seas with the Purple Pirate and Applefun Puppetry in this amazingly funny and wonderfully purple puppet show! For children ages 3 and up. Drop in.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Mar 19

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Les Nouvelles aventures du Petit Prince

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Vous pensez tout savoir du Petit Prince ? Et si toute l'histoire n'a pas été racontée ? Et s'il y avait d'autres planètes à explorer ? Le duo d'improvisateurs DaFlo (Daphney Joseph et Florian François) vous emmène à la découverte de nouvelles planètes créées par l'imaginaire des enfants. Dans ce spectacle interactif inspiré par Le Petit Prince de Saint-Exupéry, ce sont les enfants qui vont créer leur monde. S'il te plait dessine-moi un mouton et un nouveau monde.
Entrée libre.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Mar 19

March Break Slime!

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us on your March Break week to make and keep your own slime!

Ages 6 - 12.
Registration required. For more information or to register, please call the branch at 416-393-7657. Registration opens Tuesday February 18, 2020.

Daycares, please call in advance as space is limited.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Mar 19

Deer Park
40 St. Clair Ave. E.
416-393-7657

Sing and Spell with Cindy Cook from the Polka Dot Door

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Sing and dance with Cindy Cook (long-time host of TVO's POLKA DOT DOOR) and her talking puppets, Spelling Bee, Book-Worm and Owlie, the baby owl, who show children that reading is fun!

Suitable for ages 0-5 years.

Program will be held in the Rousseau Room on the main floor, courtesy of the Swansea Town Hall. Drop in, no registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Mar 19

Mighty Movers

10:00 am - 10:40 am

Come and shake your sillies out and get creative with us at this special program that focuses on music, movement and physical literacy! For children ages 2-6 years and their parent or caregiver. **PLEASE NOTE: this is a TICKETED program. Tickets will be issued at 9:30am on Friday morning. Space is limited**

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Mar 20

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Family Dance Party!

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Join a dance party for the preschool crew. Come in costume, or without, but be prepared to shake, wiggle and roll!

Drop-in for families with children 0-5 years old. Daycares and camp groups must register ahead of time by calling 416-393-7674.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Mar 20

Bloor/Gladstone
1101 Bloor Street West
416-393-7674

March Break Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 5 and under with their parents and caregivers.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Mar 20

Boucle d'or et les trois ours canadiens (Little Red Theatre)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Le conte de Boucle d'or est un conte simple mais riche en thèmes. Il décrit les périples derrière la quête du savoir, elle-même alimentée par une curiosité débordante. Ce récit a une saveur de conte de fées et nous permet de créer une palette colorée de musique folk provenant de la vallée d'Ottawa avec un son contemporain. La pièce combine de l'humour satirique pour enfants avec un narrateur désorienté qui nous guide à travers cette histoire et trois oursons vraiment mignons et respectueux de l'environnement. Boucle d'or ne manque pas de charme !
Entrée libre.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Mar 20

Runnymede
2178 Bloor Street West
416-393-7697

The Sing & Spell Show with Cindy Cook from Polka Dot Door

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Sing and dance with Cindy Cook (long-time host of TVO's POLKA DOT DOOR) and her talking puppets, Spelling Bee, Book-Worm and Owlie, the baby owl, who show children that reading is fun!

Contact branch for registration details. Suitable for ages 0-5 years.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Mar 20

City Hall
100 Queen Street West
416-393-7650

Sing, Hop and Laugh with Sandy from Razzmatazz

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Sandy invites you to hop like a bunny, ride a bumpy bus, clap your hands, and sing along! Then, in a hilarious puppet show, you can help Lulu the Bird and Unicorn teach Sneaky Hand how to be a friend. Registration begins February 21, 2020. Please call (416)396-8916 or visit the branch to register. Space is limited.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Mar 20

Cliffcrest
3017 Kingston Road
416-396-8916

March Break Movie

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Watch a movie at the library on your last day of March Break.

Movie title will be announced closer to the date.
Snacks are welcome!

Drop in. Daycares, please call in advance to register.
For more information, please call the branch at 416-393-7657.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Mar 20

Deer Park
40 St. Clair Ave. E.
416-393-7657

Applefun Puppetry

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Applefun Puppetry for a fun and exciting puppet show. Meet the "star" puppets after and learn how to make a paper puppet of your own!

Program is suitable for all ages.

Tickets will handed out on a first-come, first-serve basis half an hour before the program begins at 1:30 pm.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Mar 20

Leaside
165 McRae Dr.
416-396-3835

Boucle d'or et les trois ours canadiens (Little Red Theatre)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Le conte de Boucle d'or est un conte simple mais riche en thèmes. Il décrit les périples derrière la quête du savoir, elle-même alimentée par une curiosité débordante. Ce récit a une saveur de conte de fées et nous permet de créer une palette colorée de musique folk provenant de la vallée d'Ottawa avec un son contemporain. La pièce combine de l'humour satirique pour enfants avec un narrateur désorienté qui nous guide à travers cette histoire et trois oursons vraiment mignons et respectueux de l'environnement. Boucle d'or ne manque pas de charme !
Entrée libre.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Mar 21

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, finger plays and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. Registration begins February 24th. Register in person or by calling 416-396-8979. Space is limited.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Mar 24
  • Tue, Mar 31
  • Tue, Apr 7

Woodside Square
1571 Sandhurst Circle
416-396-8979

Babytime

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents and caregivers! 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Mar 25
  • Wed, Apr 1
  • Wed, Apr 8

Taylor Memorial
1440 Kingston Road
416-396-8939

Treasures of the City of Toronto's Fine Art Collection

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

An illustrated presentation on the history of the City of Toronto's fine art collection, delivered by its curator, Neil Brochu. The collection, begun in the 1850s, contains over 2000 paintings, prints, drawings, photographs and sculptures that document the growth and development of the City of Toronto. There are large portraits of many of the City's mayors, sweeping landscapes and colourful street scenes. Notable artists in the collection include Paul Peel, William Brymner, William Kurelek, Charles Pachter and Doris McCarthy.

Register by calling the branch at 416-395-5440 or through www.eventbrite.ca

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Mar 26

Barbara Frum
20 Covington Road
416-395-5440

Chess in the Library

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Interested in playing or learning how to play chess? Join us for Chess in the library! A great opportunity to improve your concentration, and logic skills while making new friends!

For all ages.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Apr 2
  • Thu, Apr 9

Malvern
30 Sewells Road
416-396-8969

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