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Works by Philip Sherman: Faces, Lines and Experience

Imaginary faces influenced by movies, and simple straight lines that become architectural designs. In celebration of the United Nations' International Day of Disabled Persons.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 1 - Mon, Dec 31

Leaside
165 McRae Dr.
416-396-3835

Baby Time

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and bounces for babies from birth to 18 months with a parent or caregiver. Free program. Drop in.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 4 - Tue, Dec 18

Downsview
2793 Keele Street
416-395-5720

Alice Adjacent: Lewis Carroll and his Victorian World

In conjunction with "Alice Opens the Door" on display at the TD Gallery at 789 Yonge Street from November 17 to January 27, the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books presents a companion exhibit featuring works by Lewis Carroll and the many children's authors and illustrators of the Victorian Period.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 8 - Sat, Mar 2

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

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Every Saturday (except during special seasonal programming), 10:30-11:30am. Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes with a small activity afterwards. Bring the whole family for some fun. Drop in, recommended for children ages 0-5 years old. No groups permitted.

Event Dates:

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

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

Family Time and Craft

10:30 am - 11:30 am

10:30am: Join us every Saturday for stories, songs and rhymes for the whole family.

11:00am: Make a fun craft to take home.

Recommended ages 0-5 yrs. and their parents/caregivers. Drop-in. Every Saturday except Canada Day.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15

Crochet and Knitting Club

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Open to anyone who knits, crochets or wants to learn! Come and bring your current project, find new ideas or learn the basics. We welcome everyone from beginners to experts. Enjoy crafting, learning and talking to other crocheters and knitters.

Some supplies are available.

All ages are welcome.

Call 416-396-3865 with any questions.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15
  • Mon, Dec 17

Thorncliffe
48 Thorncliffe Park Dr.
416-396-3865

LSP: Winter Celebrations

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for at Fairview Branch for a festive afternoon learning about holiday celebrations in different cultures!
Make gift boxes and greeting cards to take home. Activities for children, light refreshments and much more!

For information and registration please call the Library Settlement Worker at 416-707-8259.

In partnership with Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada, Center for Immigrant and Community Services and Toronto Public Library.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15

Fairview
35 Fairview Mall Dr.
416-395-5750

Indigenous Hand Drumming & Singing with Aqua Nibii Waawaaskone

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Indigenous Hand Drumming & Singing! Come and experience some of the original culture and heritage of this land through music. Aqua is Anishnawbe and will be sharing teachings and stories about her Nation through drum. All welcome! Space is Limited, Registration is required in person or by calling 416-396-8916.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15

Cliffcrest
3017 Kingston Road
416-396-8916

Saturday Family Storytime

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join library staff for stories, songs and rhymes to wake you up in the morning! Program is suitable for children 18 months to 5 years and their parents/caregivers. Drop in program.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15

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 15
  • Sat, Dec 22
  • Sat, Dec 29

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

Family Story Time

10:30 am - 11:30 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 Saturday morning.

Note Select Saturdays will feature a 10:30am puppet show instead:
Saturday, Sept. 22: Harry by the Sea
Saturday, Oct. 20: Tailypo
Saturday, Nov. 17: Miffy
Saturday, Dec. 15: Paperbag Princess

Call the Sanderson Branch at 416-393-7653 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15
  • Sat, Dec 22
  • Sat, Dec 29
  • Sat, Jan 5
  • Sat, Jan 12
  • Sat, Jan 19
  • Sat, Jan 26
  • Sat, Feb 2
  • Sat, Feb 9
  • Sat, Feb 16

Sanderson
327 Bathurst Street
416-393-7653

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 15
  • Sat, Dec 22
  • Sat, Dec 29
  • Sat, Jan 5
  • Sat, Jan 12
  • Sat, Jan 19
  • Sat, Jan 26
  • Sat, Feb 2
  • Sat, Feb 9
  • Sat, Feb 16
  • Sat, Feb 23
  • Sat, Mar 2
  • Sat, Apr 6

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

Jingle Bell Time

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

An interactive winter holiday musical experience for the whole family complete with props, books, instruments and solo performance to warm your hearts.

Drop in. All ages.
Preschool children must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15

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

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Enjoy fun activities, stories, songs and rhymes at a staff-led storytime for the entire family. For children with their parents or caregivers.

Drop in. Registration not required. For more information, visit the Parliament Street branch or call 416-393-7663.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15
  • Sat, Dec 22
  • Sat, Dec 29

Parliament Street
269 Gerrard Street East
416-393-7663

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us every Saturday for stories, songs and rhymes. For children aged 5 and under with their parent or caregiver. Drop in. No registration.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15
  • Sat, Dec 22
  • Sat, Dec 29

Agincourt
155 Bonis Ave.
416-396-8943

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

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

Drop-in, no registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15
  • Sat, Dec 22
  • Sat, Dec 29
  • Sat, Jan 5

Main Street
137 Main Street
416-393-7700

Family Time - Cancelled December 1st

10:30 am - 11:00 am

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

Drop in.

* Please note that Family Time will be offered every OTHER Saturday until further notice

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15
  • Sat, Dec 22

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

Family Story Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join library staff for stories, songs and rhymes that will wake you up in the morning! Program is for children 5 years and under & their parents/caregivers.

No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15
  • Sat, Dec 22
  • Sat, Dec 29

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

Family Storytime

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for children birth to 5 years old with their parents or caregivers.

Saturday, September 21 and September 29 will be held in Room 101 beside the Teen Zone area. Space is limited.

Saturday, October 6, 2018 and onwards will be held in the Auditorium.

Drop-in program. No registration required.


Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15
  • Sat, Dec 22
  • Sat, Dec 29

Family Story Time

10:00 pm - 10:45 pm

Join us for a special Saturday Story time with stories, rhymes and songs. The story time will be followed by special winter craft.

Ages 2-6.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15
  • Sat, Dec 29

Thorncliffe
48 Thorncliffe Park Dr.
416-396-3865

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs, rhymes and more for children 5 & under, with their parents/caregivers.

Drop in.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15

Riverdale
370 Broadview Ave.
416-393-7720

Ojibwe Language Story Time

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn how to incorporate Anishnaabemowin in your young one's life. We will share songs, games, ideas, experiences, and laughs. Discover how to substitute simple phrases in popular children's books to enrich your child's language skills. Learn about the books available from the Toronto Public Library to support your growth together.

This program is aimed at children age 0-5 along with their families and caregivers. Everyone is welcome, and no language knowledge is necessary. Drop in!

Rochelle is an Anishnaabe mother living in Toronto. These workshops are part of her efforts to create more opportunities for children in Toronto to interact with Anishnaabemowin.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15

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

Family Storytime and Craft

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Songs, stories and rhymes for the whole family followed by a craft. Ages 0-6 and their parents or caregivers. Drop in.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15
  • Sat, Dec 22
  • Sat, Dec 29

Albion
1515 Albion Road
416-394-5170

Holiday Story time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Come join us for a special Family time program to celebrate Christmas and Winter with festive stories, rhymes and songs.
Ages 0-6 years old. No registration. Drop in upstairs.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15

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

Holiday Magic Show!

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come join us for a Magical time with Vincent the Magician. Fun time for all during the Holiday Season.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15

Morningside
4279 Lawrence Ave. East
416-396-8881

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

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

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15
  • Sat, Dec 22
  • Sat, Dec 29

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Family Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us for a morning full of stories, songs, rhymes, and the occasional craft. Bring your singing voices and laugh out loud as we share our storytime favourites. Fun for the whole family!

All ages, drop-in.

**Please note, Family Time will begin at 10:30am starting in January 2019.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15
  • Sat, Dec 22
  • Sat, Dec 29
  • Sat, Jan 5
  • Sat, Jan 12
  • Sat, Jan 19

Cedarbrae
545 Markham Road
416-396-8850

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us on Saturdays for stories, songs and fingerplays for children and their parents and caregivers.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15
  • Sat, Dec 29

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

Family Time

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Stories, songs, rhymes and a craft for children from birth to age 5 with their parents or caregivers.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

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

Albert Campbell
496 Birchmount Road
416-396-8890

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs, and rhymes for children from birth to age 5 with their parents or caregivers.

Drop-in, no registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15
  • Sat, Dec 22
  • Sat, Dec 29
  • Sat, Jan 5
  • Sat, Jan 12
  • Sat, Jan 19
  • Sat, Jan 26
  • Sat, Feb 2
  • Sat, Feb 9
  • Sat, Feb 16
  • Sat, Feb 23
  • Sat, Mar 2
  • Sat, Mar 9
  • Sat, Mar 16
  • Sat, Mar 23

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

Family Time

11:15 am - 11:45 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 15
  • Sat, Dec 22

High Park
228 Roncesvalles Ave.
416-393-7671

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

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

Saturdays at 10:30am

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15
  • Sat, Jan 12
  • Sat, Jan 19

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

Saturday Story time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us for Saturday Stories and songs!

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 15

Jones
118 Jones Ave.
416-393-7715

Sunday Family Storytime

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Join our Sunday storytimes and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes.
Ages birth to 5 years.
Held in the Children's area on the first floor. Drop-In.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 16
  • Sun, Jan 6
  • Sun, Jan 13
  • Sun, Jan 20
  • Sun, Jan 27
  • Sun, Feb 3
  • Sun, Feb 10
  • Sun, Feb 17
  • Sun, Feb 24
  • Sun, Mar 3
  • Sun, Mar 10
  • Sun, Mar 17
  • Sun, Mar 24
  • Sun, Mar 31

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!

Series takes place on Sundays.
*NEW* Registration for Mini Makers will happen on a monthly basis. To register for the program for each month, visit the branch or call 416-395-5630 to register. Space is limited.

Registration start dates are below:
FULL - October registration will start Monday, September 24, 2018.
FULL - November registration will start Monday, October 22, 2018.
December registration will start Monday, November 19, 2018
January registration will start Monday, December 17, 2018.


Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 16
  • Sun, Jan 6
  • Sun, Jan 13
  • Sun, Jan 20
  • Sun, Jan 27

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 416-394-5170 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 16
  • Sun, Jan 6
  • Sun, Jan 13
  • Sun, Jan 20
  • Sun, Jan 27

Albert Campbell
496 Birchmount Road
416-396-8890

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.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 16
  • Sun, Jan 6
  • Sun, Jan 13
  • Sun, Jan 20
  • Sun, Jan 27

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 416-394-5170 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 16
  • Sun, Jan 6
  • Sun, Jan 13
  • Sun, Jan 20
  • Sun, Jan 27
  • Sun, Feb 3
  • Sun, Feb 10
  • Sun, Feb 24
  • Sun, Mar 3
  • Sun, Mar 10
  • Sun, Mar 17
  • Sun, Mar 24
  • Sun, Mar 31
  • Sun, Apr 7

Brentwood
36 Brentwood Road North
416-394-5240

Family Time

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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

Drop-in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 16

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

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.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 16
  • Sun, Jan 6
  • Sun, Jan 13
  • Sun, Jan 20
  • Sun, Jan 27

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

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 416-396-8850 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 16

Cedarbrae
545 Markham Road
416-396-8850

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. Please call the branch at 416-395-5750 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 16
  • Sun, Jan 6
  • Sun, Jan 13
  • Sun, Jan 20
  • Sun, Jan 27

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 416-394-5170 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 16
  • Sun, Jan 6
  • Sun, Jan 13
  • Sun, Jan 20
  • Sun, Jan 27

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

Sunday Afternoon Fun!

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for Sunday afternoon story time and activities such as crafts, LEGO, Snap Circuits and more.

For ages 4 and up. Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 16
  • Sun, Jan 6
  • Sun, Jan 13
  • Sun, Jan 20
  • Sun, Jan 27

Downsview
2793 Keele Street
416-395-5720

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 416-393-7674 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 16
  • Sun, Jan 6
  • Sun, Jan 13
  • Sun, Jan 20
  • Sun, Jan 27

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

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 416-393-7746 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 16
  • Sun, Jan 6
  • Sun, Jan 13
  • Sun, Jan 20
  • Sun, Jan 27

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

Mini Makers (Ages 4-8)

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. Third Floor, Room B.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 16

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 different each week!

Drop in. No registration required. Call 416-394-5170 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 16
  • Sun, Jan 6
  • Sun, Jan 13
  • Sun, Jan 20
  • Sun, Jan 27

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

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 416-393-7674 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Dec 16

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

Toddler Time

10:00 am - 10:30 am

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

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 17

Brentwood
36 Brentwood Road North
416-394-5240

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.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 17

Albion
1515 Albion Road
416-394-5170

Toddler Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

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

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 17

Albert Campbell
496 Birchmount Road
416-396-8890

Pyjama Time Christmas Special!

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Ho! Ho! Ho! Come in your Pyjamas and bring a cuddly friend!

Celebrate holiday stories, songs, rhymes and activities. For children with their parents or caregivers.

Call 416-394-1016 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 17

Weston
2 King Street
416-394-1016

Babytime Stay & 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 17

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Holiday Flute Performance

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for an hour of holiday music, performed by solo flutist Jessica Kanowitz! Kanowitz will be entertaining guests with her solo flute repertoire and illuminating the history of this musical instrument.

All ages welcome. Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 18

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for children 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Family Time runs from 10:30-11:00 AM, followed by Stay and Play from 11:00-11:30 AM.

Drop-in program.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 18

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

Pyjama Storytime

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in only.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 18

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

Preschool Time

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Come and join us for songs, finger plays, story time and shaker time with your little one every Tuesday morning. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 18

Rexdale
2243 Kipling Avenue
416-394-5200

Jingle Bell Time Sing-a-long

10:00 am - 10:45 am

Join Karen Gray for a holiday season celebration with popular songs and upbeat festive music!

Drop in. No registration is required.

Stay and play after the program from 10:45 - 11:30 am.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 18

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

Together Time

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This program is for children from birth to 6 years old and their parents/caregivers. The program will provide the opportunity to socialize and learn in an early learning environment, sand, water play,painting,circle time, snack and free play are all part of this program. Children are free to rotate between activities throughout the room. Co-sponsored with Malvern Family Resource Centre. DROP-IN PROGRAM.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 18

Goldhawk Park
295 Alton Towers Circle
416-396-8964

Winter Storytime

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for some stories, songs, and rhymes. For children 5 and under. Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 18
  • Fri, Dec 21

Holiday Sing-A-Long

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Are you excited for the holidays? Do you like to sing? Join us for a holiday sing-a-along!

Drop in.
Preschool children must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 18

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

Spanish/Bilingual Storytime!

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday evening for an interactive program of Spanish and English stories, songs, and fun activities, for children 0-5 years old.

Acompáñenos todos los martes por la noche a participar en un programa interactivo para toda la familia, donde cantaremos canciones y leeremos cuentos, en español e inglés, para niños de 0-5 años.

Drop in program.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 18

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

Baby Time

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies and their caregivers. Drop in, no registration required. If you have any questions, please call the branch at 416-393-6240.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 18
  • Tue, Jan 8
  • Tue, Jan 15

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

Fun with Phonics

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

A program where children will begin to learn the basic sounds of the alphabet.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 18

Burrows Hall
1081 Progress Ave.
416-396-8740

Bookmaking with Herstory: Publication Workshop Session

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Drop by the lobby and learn about different options for book-binding and come up with production ideas. Experiment with materials and make a prototype. Collaborate with artist Tetyana Herych and learn all about book-making!

Drop-in, no registration required.

***Dec. 11 is cancelled****


Event Dates:

  • Tue, Dec 18
  • Thu, Dec 20

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, rhymes, and songs for children 18 months to 5 years and their parents or caregivers. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 19

Dawes Road
416 Dawes Road
416-396-3820

Baby Time

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

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

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 19

Dawes Road
416 Dawes Road
416-396-3820

Family Storytime

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Children aged birth to six years joined by their parents and/or caregivers will enjoy stories, songs and a simple craft. Drop-in.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 19

Cliffcrest
3017 Kingston Road
416-396-8916

Toddler Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for a 6-week session of stories, songs, and rhymes for children from 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 19

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

Afterschool colouring and crafts

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Drop by afterschool for a different colouring page or craft every Wednesday.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 19
  • Wed, Jan 9
  • Wed, Jan 16
  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Wed, Feb 20
  • Wed, Feb 27
  • Wed, Mar 6
  • Wed, Mar 13
  • Wed, Mar 20
  • Wed, Mar 27
  • Wed, Apr 3
  • Wed, Apr 10

Perth/Dupont
1589 Dupont Street
416-393-7677

Baby Time

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 19

Albion
1515 Albion Road
416-394-5170

LSP: Canadian Winter Holiday

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for at Fairview Branch for a fun evening learning about local holiday traditions and food!
Hear stories for this holiday season and learn about holiday activities happening in Toronto.

For information and registration please call the Library Settlement Worker at 416-316-3803.

In partnership with Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada, Center for Immigrant and Community Services and Toronto Public Library.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 19

Fairview
35 Fairview Mall Dr.
416-395-5750

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 19

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

Family Storytime & Craft

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and a fun craft to follow! For children with their parents or caregivers. Ages 3 and up. Drop-in only.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 19

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

Elf Movie Screening

6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Contemporary classic starring Will Ferrell and Zoey Deschanel. Story of a person raised by Santa's Elves in an adoptive elf family and his challenges in navigating the human world and seasonal employment in a department store. Lots of antics.

Comedy.
Rated G.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 19

Sanderson
327 Bathurst Street
416-393-7653

Shakin'the Chute

10:00 am - 10:30 am

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

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 19

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Babytime and Living and Learning with Baby

10:30 am - 11:00 am

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

Following storytime, a Toronto Public Health nurse will lead a discussion on a variety of topics including parenthood, infant growth, health and nutrition for parents/caregivers with infants 6 weeks to 6 months old. From Sept 19 - Oct 24.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 19

Albert Campbell
496 Birchmount Road
416-396-8890

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 19

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

Stay and Play

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Drop by the Main Floor Program Room to socialize and play with our toys.

For ages 0-5 with their parents and caregivers.

Regular storytimes will resume on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 19
  • Thu, Dec 20
  • Wed, Jan 2

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

Love, Laugh & Learn (Birth-9 Months)-Early ON

9:30 am - 11:00 am

A six week free language and literacy program for parents and caregivers with their babies from birth to 9 months.

Please register through Eventbrite only. This program is to be held on the Third Floor in Room C. If you experience problems, please contact the branch at 416-395-5440.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 19

Barbara Frum
20 Covington Road
416-395-5440

Pyjama Time

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for an evening full of stories, songs, and rhymes. Bring your singing voices and laugh out loud as we share our storytime favourites. Fun for the whole family!

All ages, drop-in.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 19
  • Wed, Dec 26
  • Wed, Jan 2
  • Wed, Jan 9
  • Wed, Jan 16
  • Wed, Jan 23

Cedarbrae
545 Markham Road
416-396-8850

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

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

Drop in with space limited to the first 20 pairs.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 20
  • Thu, Dec 27
  • Thu, Jan 3

Snap Circuits for Kids (8+)

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn the basics of how electricty and circuits work. Turn on a light, spin a motor, activate a speaker and try many more fun projects. Ages 8 and up.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 20

Hillcrest
5801 Leslie Street
416-395-5830

MOMs - Meeting Other Mothers

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Meeting Other Mothers (MOMs) a free program for mothers to meet and befriend peers in their community and to discuss common issues. Join us for informative, lively and inspirational talks. Be sure to bring your little one(s) with you!
Program line-up:
November 1: Pelvic Floor with Beth Safarian from Triangle Physiotherapy
November 8: Natural Approaches to Colds and Flus with Dr. Kinga Babicki-Farrugia
November 15: Skincare: before, during and after pregnancy with Christine Stamatakos from Aviva Cosmetic and Laser Clinic
November 22: Babies Developmental Milestones with Dr. Daniela Arciero, Pediatric Chiropractor
November 29: Sleep Workshop with Rosalee Lahaie Hera from Baby Sleep Love
December 6: Zumba, Baby and Me demo with Bianca Bold - NB: please bring a carrier or sling for your baby for this session.
December 13: Mommy and Baby Yoga demo with Laura Betancourt
December 20: Sign Language and Your Baby with Olivia Caravaggio

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 20

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Family Drop-In

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

NOTE: There will be no Family Drop-In on December 13, 2018, but Family Drop-In will be held on December 20 and December 27.

A drop-in service for children (from birth to age 6) and their parents/caregivers to meet others and play interactively in an early learning environment. Thursdays, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Families may arrive or leave during the Drop-In hours. Children must be supervised. No pre-registration required. Program delivered by Etobicoke Lakeshore Early Years Services/LAMP.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 20
  • Thu, Dec 27
  • Thu, Jan 3
  • Thu, Jan 10
  • Thu, Jan 17
  • Thu, Jan 24
  • Thu, Jan 31
  • Thu, Feb 7
  • Thu, Feb 14
  • Thu, Feb 21
  • Thu, Feb 28
  • Thu, Mar 7
  • Thu, Mar 14
  • Thu, Mar 21
  • Thu, Mar 28
  • Thu, Apr 4
  • Thu, Apr 11

Music and Movement

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Combines songs, rhymes, dance, and stretching activities to get children on their feet and moving. 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:

  • Thu, Dec 20

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

Family Storytime

10:15 am - 10:45 am

Join us for stories for babies and children ages 0-5 years old with their parents/caregivers.

Drop in. No registration required. Call 416-394-5330 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 20

Friday Night Movie

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us every Friday night for a film the whole family can enjoy! Bring your snacks and have fun, with classic films and the latest releases from theaters.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 21

Parkdale
1303 Queen Street West
416-393-7686

Babies & Tots Storytime

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for babies and toddlers from birth to 36 months with their parents or caregivers. Storytime runs from 10:30-11:00 AM, followed by Stay and Play from 11:00-11:30 AM.

Drop-in program.

Please note, there will not be a storytime on Friday, March 30th due to holiday closures.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 21

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

Baby Time (0-18 months)

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for babies birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 21

Brentwood
36 Brentwood Road North
416-394-5240

Conundrum Club

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Are you inquisitive, deductive and logical? Do you enjoy cross words, escape rooms, solving riddles, puzzles and brain teasers? Join the Conundrum Club once a month for a new challenge, code to break, game to play and more.

Theme: Logic Puzzles

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 21

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 21
  • Fri, Dec 28
  • Fri, Jan 4

Black Creek
1700 Wilson Ave.
416-395-5470

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 with their parents or caregivers.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 21

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

Babies Storytime

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 21
  • Fri, Dec 28
  • Fri, Jan 4
  • Fri, Jan 11
  • Fri, Jan 18
  • Fri, Jan 25
  • Fri, Feb 1
  • Fri, Feb 8
  • Fri, Feb 15
  • Fri, Feb 22
  • Fri, Mar 1
  • Fri, Mar 8
  • Fri, Mar 15
  • Fri, Mar 22
  • Fri, Mar 29
  • Fri, Apr 5
  • Fri, Apr 12

Annette Street
145 Annette Street
416-393-7692

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Come and join us for fun songs, rhymes, shaker time and a story for children and parents to enjoy! No registration is required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 21
  • Fri, Dec 28

Rexdale
2243 Kipling Avenue
416-394-5200

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:15 am

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

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 21
  • Fri, Dec 28
  • Fri, Jan 4
  • Fri, Jan 11
  • Fri, Jan 18
  • Fri, Jan 25

VR Funday

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Come explore the world of Virtual Reality at Downsview Library. Using the HTC VIVE VR Headset you can immerse yourself into a virtual environment. Climb to the top of Mount Everest, explore the deep blue sea, or even launch yourself into outer space. The possibilities are virtually endless. We have VR for all ages so please join us every Friday. Drop-In

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 21
  • Fri, Dec 28

Downsview
2793 Keele Street
416-395-5720

Knit & Crochet Club

6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

Share your interest in knitting, crocheting and other crafts. All ages and skill levels welcome.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 21
  • Fri, Jan 4
  • Fri, Jan 18
  • Fri, Feb 1
  • Fri, Feb 15
  • Fri, Mar 1
  • Fri, Mar 15
  • Fri, Apr 5

Malvern
30 Sewells Road
416-396-8969

Baby Time

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and bounces for babies from birth to 18 months with a parent or caregiver. Free program. Drop in.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 21

Humberwood
850 Humberwood Blvd.
416-394-5210

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 21

Parkdale
1303 Queen Street West
416-393-7686

Readiness to Learn

9:15 am - 11:15 am

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

Co-sponsored with Agincourt Community Services Association. Call 416-299-9872 for more information.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

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

Goldhawk Park
295 Alton Towers Circle
416-396-8964

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us for bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 21
  • Fri, Dec 28

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

Friday Night Movie: Elf

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us this Friday before the holidays for the Christmas comedy classic, Elf! "After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity." -imdb

Spend the night before Christmas at the movies in Parkdale.

97 mins.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 21

Parkdale
1303 Queen Street West
416-393-7686

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

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

For more details, please contact staff at 416-395-5940.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 21

Pleasant View
575 Van Horne Ave.
416-395-5940

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 play from 10:25-10:45am. Drop in. Registration not required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 21

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

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. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 21

Albion
1515 Albion Road
416-394-5170

Applefun Puppetry Presents The Penguin Show

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Applefun Puppetry for a fun and exciting puppet show. Family friendly, all ages. Geared for 0-8 year olds. Drop in. (Auditorium)

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 22

Albert Campbell
496 Birchmount Road
416-396-8890

VR Experience

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come learn about how virtual reality is becoming a new way to experience video games, movies, and animations. In this class you will see how virtual reality consoles are set up and what allows them to work, and, of course, you will have a chance to take the plunge and experience one of many different VR experiences we have.

Note: Parental supervision is advised for any small children.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 22

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

Jingle Bell Time

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

An interactive festive holiday musical experience for the whole family complete with props, books, instruments and a solo performance to warm your hearts. Presented by soprano Karen Usha Gray.
All ages. Drop-in

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 22

Burrows Hall
1081 Progress Ave.
416-396-8740

Ready to Repeat: Music from the World of Pumpkin & Stretch

10:30 am - 11:30 am

A unique concert of original Latin-influenced songs highlights the adventures of two furry friends, Pumpkin the squirrel and Stretch the dog. Enjoy different styles of music from around the world and stories about some of the creatures found in the city.

For all children.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 22

Runnymede
2178 Bloor Street West
416-393-7697

Holiday Storytime

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us to share holiday stories!

Drop in. No registration required.

Call 416-393-7657 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 22

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

Tinkering with Tinkercad

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn Tinkercad - a simple online tool that allows you to create basic 3D designs by adding and subtracting geometric shapes. Registration is required.

Online registration on May 30th @ 9am.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 22

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

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. For children under 5 years old and their caregivers.

Drop-in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Dec 26
  • Wed, Feb 20

Humberwood
850 Humberwood Blvd.
416-394-5210

Free Guided Tour: Alice Opens the Door Exhibit

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join a Special Collection staff docent on a free guided tour of the Alice Opens the Door exhibit. See beloved Alice of Alice in Wonderland depicted in games, books, costume designs and more!

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 27
  • Thu, Jan 3

Winter Craft

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Show your winter spirit by making some "cool" creations!

For ages 6 and up. Drop-in, no registration.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 27

Cedarbrae
545 Markham Road
416-396-8850

Maker Program

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us for a fun DIY program.

For children 5 and up.
Drop in, no registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 27

Shadow Puppetry and Craft: The Silly Lion and the Clever Rabbit

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Will the clever rabbit outsmart the silly lion? Find out through this hilarious and clever shadow puppetry performance. Then try your hand at making a puppet yourself.

For children ages 3-8 years and their parents or caregivers.

Drop in. No registration required.

Image credit: Vecteezy.com

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 27

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Holiday Programs

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us every day during your holiday break for various games and activities! (Except Dec 24, 25, 26, 31, 2018 & Jan 1, 2019, due to library holiday hours) 2:00-3:00pm.

For ages 4-12.

Drop in, however groups of 10 or more must register by emailing ywkids@torontopubliclibrary.ca

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 27
  • Fri, Dec 28
  • Wed, Jan 2
  • Thu, Jan 3
  • Fri, Jan 4

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

Holiday Sing-along

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come for a good old fashioned holiday sing-a-long including songs from Frozen!

Drop in, No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 27

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

Entre science et magie!

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.

Drop in, however groups of 10 or more should register by emailing ywkids@torontopubliclibrary.ca

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 27

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

Puppet Show: Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Runnymede puppeteers present Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse, Leo Lionni's gentle fable about the magic of friendship.

Everyone loves Willy the wind-up mouse, while Alexander the real mouse is chased away with brooms and mousetraps. Wouldn't it be wonderful to be loved and cuddled, thinks Alexander, and he wishes he could be a wind-up mouse too.

Best suited for ages 4 and up.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 27

Runnymede
2178 Bloor Street West
416-393-7697

Mad Hatter Tea Party

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

What better way is there to celebrate our Alice Opens the Door exhibit than by holding our own Mad Hatter Tea Party! Join us for some family fun and make your own Mad Hat.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Dec 27

Applefun Puppetry presents "The Penguin Show"

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Puppets, penguins, and people (that's you!)...oh my!

Come in and enjoy the fun and frivolity of an Applefun Puppetry Puppet Show.

Suitable for ages 2 to 6 but all are welcome to join in the fun.

Limit of 50 children. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes prior to the start of the program.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 28

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

Family Story Time

10:30 am - 10:30 am

Brighten your holidays with some Family Time stories. Bring the whole family. Get cozy at the Jones hearth!

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 28

Jones
118 Jones Ave.
416-393-7715

Family Movie: Frozen (2013)

10:00 am - 11:45 am

When a prophecy traps a kingdom in eternal winter, Anna, a fearless optimist, teams up with extreme mountain man Kristoff and his sidekick reindeer Sven on an epic journey to find Anna's sister Elsa, the Snow Queen, and put an end to her icy spell. Encountering mystical trolls, a funny snowman named Olaf, Everest-like extremes and magic at every turn, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom from destruction.

2013 - 102 mins. - Rated G. Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 28

Brentwood
36 Brentwood Road North
416-394-5240

Friday December 28: Paper Gingerbread House Craft

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for some Holiday fun and create this gingerbread house with paper!

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Dec 28

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

Family Time

11:15 am - 11:45 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 29
  • Sat, Jan 5
  • Sat, Jan 12
  • Sat, Jan 19
  • Sat, Jan 26
  • Sat, Feb 2
  • Sat, Feb 9
  • Sat, Feb 16
  • Sat, Feb 23
  • Sat, Mar 2
  • Sat, Mar 9
  • Sat, Mar 16
  • Sat, Mar 23
  • Sat, Mar 30
  • Sat, Apr 6

High Park
228 Roncesvalles Ave.
416-393-7671

Origami With Isabel

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Isabel demonstrates how to fold a variety of origami for all occasions and skill levels, including paper cranes, butterflies, origami houses, ornaments and more. Learn how to fold figures at different sizes or to decorate your own paper and fold it. Sam will also show some techniques for cutting paper to add detail.

Families and children of all ages are welcome!

***Drop-in, no registration required. Space is limited; tickets will be handed out 30 minutes prior to the start of the workshop***

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 29

Kennedy/Eglinton
2380 Eglinton Ave. East
416-396-8924

Family Colouring

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Do you want to enjoy a relaxing activity with your children? Come to the library and colour together! Colouring sheets will be provided.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Dec 29

Woodside Square
1571 Sandhurst Circle
416-396-8979

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:

  • Mon, Dec 31

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

New Year's at Noon

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Can't stay up till midnight to ring in the New Year? Join us for a countdown in the library instead and we'll celebrate New Year's at Noon!

For children ages 4 and up with their parents or caregivers.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 31

Jane/Dundas
620 Jane Street
416-394-1014

NOON Year's Eve Party!

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a fun party to help ring in the New Year!

We'll have fun crafts, dancing, other activities, and a special countdown to the New Year!

Wait, there's more! A caricature artist will be on site. Tickets are limited and will be drawn throughout the program.

Now you can take part in the fun without missing naptime!

All ages welcome.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 31

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

New Year's Eve At Noon!

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

No need to stay up late, count down to noon instead! College/Shaw is hosting a midday party for kids with crafts, activities, and stories right before the big noon countdown!

No registration required. All ages are welcome. Call 416-393-7668 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Dec 31

College/Shaw
766 College Street
416-393-7668

Together Time

9:30 am - 11:00 am

A program for parents and caregivers with children birth - 6 years. The program will provide the opportunity to socialize and learn in an early learning environment. Painting, 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 throughout the room. First-come, first-served. Space is limited. This program is co-sponsored with Malvern Family Resource Centre.


Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 2
  • Fri, Jan 4
  • Wed, Jan 9
  • Fri, Jan 11
  • Wed, Jan 16
  • Fri, Jan 18
  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Fri, Jan 25
  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Fri, Feb 1
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Fri, Feb 8
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Fri, Feb 15
  • Wed, Feb 20
  • Fri, Feb 22
  • Wed, Feb 27
  • Fri, Mar 1
  • Wed, Mar 6
  • Fri, Mar 8
  • Wed, Mar 13
  • Fri, Mar 15
  • Wed, Mar 20
  • Fri, Mar 22
  • Wed, Mar 27
  • Fri, Mar 29

Woodside Square
1571 Sandhurst Circle
416-396-8979

Holiday Movie: Polar Express

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free screening of The Polar Express.

For children ages 3 and up, to enjoy with their parents or caregivers.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 2

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Family Colouring Club

3:30 pm - 5:00 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, Jan 2
  • Wed, Jan 9
  • Wed, Jan 16
  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Wed, Feb 20
  • Wed, Feb 27
  • Wed, Mar 6
  • Wed, Mar 13
  • Wed, Mar 20
  • Wed, Mar 27
  • Wed, Apr 3
  • Wed, Apr 10

Alderwood
2 Orianna Drive
416-394-5310

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

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

Markus Music

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join Markus, an award winning Canadian family
entertainer, for a highly interactive show that will have
everyone singing, dancing and clapping along from the opening beat to the closing song.

Not a show to be missed! For kids of all ages.
Drop-in; no registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 3

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, fist-served. Space is limited. This program is co-sponsored with Malvern Family Resource Centre.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 3
  • Thu, Jan 10
  • Thu, Jan 17
  • Thu, Jan 24
  • Thu, Jan 31
  • Thu, Feb 7
  • Thu, Feb 14
  • Thu, Feb 21
  • Thu, Feb 28
  • Thu, Mar 7
  • Thu, Mar 14
  • Thu, Mar 21
  • Thu, Mar 28

Woodside Square
1571 Sandhurst Circle
416-396-8979

LEGO Fun

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Bring your friends and complete a variety of different LEGO challenges. For children ages 4 & up.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 3

Jane/Dundas
620 Jane Street
416-394-1014

Holiday Storytime

10:30 am - 11:00 am

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

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 3

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Stay and Play

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Drop by the Main Floor Program Room to socialize and play with our toys.

For ages 0-5 with their parents and caregivers.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 3
  • Thu, Jan 10
  • Thu, Jan 17
  • Thu, Jan 24
  • Thu, Jan 31
  • Thu, Feb 7
  • Thu, Feb 14
  • Thu, Feb 21
  • Thu, Feb 28

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

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Come and join us for songs, rhymes, and stories for children, parents and caregivers to enjoy! No registration is required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 4
  • Fri, Jan 11
  • Fri, Jan 18
  • Fri, Jan 25
  • Fri, Feb 1
  • Fri, Feb 8
  • Fri, Feb 15

Jones
118 Jones Ave.
416-393-7715

Holiday Break Movie: Christopher Robin

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us over the holiday break for popcorn and a movie on the big screen of our program room.

Summary: Christopher Robin -- now a family man living in London -- receives a surprise visit from his old childhood pal, Winnie-the-Pooh. With Christopher's help, Pooh embarks on a journey to find his friends -- Tigger, Eeyore, Owl, Piglet, Rabbit, Kanga and Roo. Once reunited, the lovable bear and the gang travel to the big city to help Christopher rediscover the joy of life. RATED PG.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 4

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

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 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!

Drop in, no registration required. No sessions on December 21st and December 28th. Resumes on January 4th.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 4
  • Fri, Jan 11
  • Fri, Jan 18
  • Fri, Jan 25

Palmerston
560 Palmerston Ave.
416-393-7680

Winter Break Film: Snowtime

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Come enjoy a family film on your winter break. We will be watching "Snowtime". This film is rated G. Groups must call ahead to check space availability.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 4

Jane/Dundas
620 Jane Street
416-394-1014

Drop In Craft

9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Drop in to make a fun and easy craft to take home.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 5
  • Sat, Jan 12
  • Sat, Jan 19
  • Sat, Jan 26
  • Sat, Feb 2
  • Sat, Feb 9
  • Sat, Feb 16
  • Sat, Feb 23
  • Sat, Mar 2
  • Sat, Mar 9
  • Sat, Mar 16
  • Sat, Mar 23
  • Sat, Mar 30
  • Sat, Apr 6

Perth/Dupont
1589 Dupont Street
416-393-7677

Family Literacy Month Family Time

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with us every Saturday in January, 10:30-11:00am. Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes with a small literacy based activity or craft afterwards. Bring the whole family for some fun. Drop in, recommended for children ages 0-5 years old. No groups permitted.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 5
  • Sat, Jan 12
  • Sat, Jan 19
  • Sat, Jan 26

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

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, Jan 5
  • Sat, Jan 12
  • Sat, Jan 19
  • Sat, Jan 26
  • Sat, Feb 2
  • Sat, Feb 9
  • Sat, Feb 16
  • Sat, Feb 23
  • Sat, Mar 2
  • Sat, Mar 9

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Enjoy fun activities, stories, songs and rhymes at a staff-led storytime for the entire family. For children with their parents or caregivers.

Drop in. Registration not required. For more information, visit the Parliament Street branch or call 416-393-7663.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 5

Parliament Street
269 Gerrard Street East
416-393-7663

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, Jan 5
  • Sat, Jan 12
  • Sat, Jan 19
  • Sat, Jan 26
  • Sat, Feb 2
  • Sat, Feb 9
  • Sat, Feb 16
  • Sat, Feb 23
  • Sat, Mar 2
  • Sat, Mar 9
  • Sat, Mar 16
  • Sat, Mar 23
  • Sat, Mar 30
  • Sat, Apr 6

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

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 Toddler Time on:
Monday, March 11 due to March Break

Event Dates:

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

Brentwood
36 Brentwood Road North
416-394-5240

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Enjoy fun activities, stories, songs and rhymes at a staff-led storytime for the entire family. For children with their parents or caregivers.

Children ages 0 - 5.
Drop in.

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

** Family Time changed from 1:00 pm to 10:30 am. **

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Jan 7
  • Mon, Jan 14
  • Mon, Jan 21
  • Mon, Jan 28
  • Mon, Feb 4
  • Mon, Feb 11
  • Mon, Feb 25

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

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 7
  • Mon, Jan 14
  • Mon, Jan 21
  • Mon, Jan 28
  • Mon, Feb 4
  • Mon, Feb 11
  • Mon, Feb 25

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

Babytime Stay 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, Jan 7
  • Mon, Jan 14
  • Mon, Jan 21
  • Mon, Jan 28
  • Mon, Feb 4
  • Mon, Feb 11
  • Mon, Feb 25
  • Mon, Mar 4

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Paws 4 Stories

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Take turns reading stories to certified Paws Therapy dogs, alongside their handlers. For ages 5 and up.

This is a drop in program in the children's department, no registration required. There will be no Paws 4 Stories on January 22.

Paws 4 Stories is a St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Community Service that was introduced to assist in helping to improve the reading skills of children by having a child read to a Therapy Dog.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 8
  • Tue, Jan 15
  • Tue, Jan 29
  • Tue, Feb 5
  • Tue, Feb 12
  • Tue, Feb 19
  • Tue, Feb 26
  • Tue, Mar 5

Runnymede
2178 Bloor Street West
416-393-7697

Baby Time: Six week winter session

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us for 6-week session of baby songs, rhymes, and bounces.
Baby time begins at 10:30 am.
Open baby play begins at 11:00 am.

Event Dates:

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

Sanderson
327 Bathurst Street
416-393-7653

Toddler Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

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

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

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

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

Free Guided Tour: Alice Opens the Door Exhibit

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join a Special Collection staff docent on a free guided tour of the Alice Opens the Door exhibit. See beloved Alice of Alice in Wonderland depicted in games, books, costume designs and more!

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 8
  • Tue, Jan 15
  • Tue, Jan 22

After School Club

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join the after school club to for various activities, including KEVA Planks, LEGO, Snap Circuits, Arts & Crafts, and soon robotics!

Jan. 8: LEGO
Jan. 15: LEGO
Jan. 22: KEVA Planks
Jan. 29: Snap Circuits
Feb. 5: Snap Circuits
Feb. 12: Valentine Crafts
Feb. 19: LEGO
Feb. 26: KEVA Planks

All ages. Preschool children must be accompanied by an adult.
Drop in.

Call 416-393-7657 for more information.

Event Dates:

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

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

Baby Time

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies birth to 9 months with a parent or caregiver.

Drop-in, no registration required.

Event Dates:

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

Main Street
137 Main Street
416-393-7700

Preschool Time

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Come and join us for songs, finger plays, story time and shaker time with your little one every Tuesday morning. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 8
  • Tue, Jan 15
  • Tue, Jan 22
  • Tue, Jan 29
  • Tue, Feb 5
  • Tue, Feb 12
  • Tue, Feb 19
  • Tue, Feb 26
  • Tue, Mar 5
  • Tue, Mar 12
  • Tue, Mar 19
  • Tue, Mar 26
  • Tue, Apr 2
  • Tue, Apr 9

Rexdale
2243 Kipling Avenue
416-394-5200

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 8
  • Tue, Jan 15
  • Tue, Jan 22
  • Tue, Jan 29

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Alice Storytimes

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Join us for stories inspired by the enduring literary classic, Alice?s Adventures in Wonderland, the book that opened the door to reading for generations of children. Jan 8 & 15 are for all ages of children; Jan 22 is for ages 0-5. Please register by emailing tdgallery@torontopubliclibrary.ca

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 8
  • Tue, Jan 15
  • Tue, Jan 22

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

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

Knitting Club

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A great place to share your interest whether you're a beginner or a pro, bring your handiwork and spend some time with fellow knitters.

Drop in. No registration required. For more information visit the branch or call 416-396-8924.

Event Dates:

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

Kennedy/Eglinton
2380 Eglinton Ave. East
416-396-8924

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.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 9
  • Wed, Jan 16
  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Wed, Feb 20
  • Wed, Feb 27

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 9
  • Wed, Jan 16
  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Wed, Mar 6
  • Wed, Mar 13
  • Wed, Mar 20
  • Wed, Mar 27
  • Wed, Apr 3
  • Wed, Apr 10

Palmerston
560 Palmerston Ave.
416-393-7680

Family Colouring Club

3:30 pm - 5:00 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, Jan 9
  • Wed, Jan 16
  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Wed, Feb 20
  • Wed, Feb 27
  • Wed, Mar 6
  • Wed, Mar 13
  • Wed, Mar 20
  • Wed, Mar 27
  • Wed, Apr 3
  • Wed, Apr 10

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!

Drop in. Registration not required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 9
  • Wed, Jan 16
  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Wed, Feb 20
  • Wed, Feb 27
  • Wed, Mar 6

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for children ages birth to 9 months with their parents or caregivers.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

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

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

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 9
  • Wed, Jan 16
  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Wed, Feb 20
  • Wed, Feb 27

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

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 9

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

Baby Time

9:30 am - 10:00 am

(Birth-18 months) Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies with their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 9
  • Wed, Jan 16
  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Wed, Feb 20
  • Wed, Feb 27

Leaside
165 McRae Dr.
416-396-3835

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 9
  • Wed, Jan 16
  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Wed, Feb 20
  • Wed, Feb 27

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

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:

  • Wed, Jan 9
  • Thu, Jan 10
  • Wed, Jan 16
  • Thu, Jan 17
  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Thu, Jan 24
  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Thu, Jan 31
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Thu, Feb 7
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Thu, Feb 14
  • Wed, Feb 20
  • Thu, Feb 21
  • Wed, Feb 27
  • Thu, Feb 28
  • Wed, Mar 6
  • Thu, Mar 7

Yorkville
22 Yorkville Ave.
416-393-7660

Baby Time (10-18 months)

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from 10 to 18 months with their parents and caregivers.

Please register through Eventbrite only. This program is to be held on Third Floor in Room B. If you experience problems, please contact the branch at 416-395-5440.

Event Dates:

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

Barbara Frum
20 Covington Road
416-395-5440

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

(19 months-5 years) Stories, songs and rhymes for children with their parents or caregivers. Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 9
  • Wed, Jan 16
  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Wed, Feb 20
  • Wed, Feb 27

Leaside
165 McRae Dr.
416-396-3835

Family Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us every Wednesday for stories, rhymes and songs. No registration required. Drop-in. For more information, please call us at 416-395-5460.


Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 9
  • Wed, Jan 16
  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Wed, Feb 20

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

Baby Time

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, and stories for babies 10 to 18 months with a parent or caregiver.

Drop-in, no registration required.

Event Dates:

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

Main Street
137 Main Street
416-393-7700

Play and Learn

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Parents, caregivers and their children meet others and play interactively in a learning environment. The program includes creative activities, drama, music, pre-reading, math concepts, large and fine motor activities, stories, songs and finger plays. This program is facilitated with the Early ON Child and Family Center from the Jane st Hub.
Call (416-395-5420) or visit the branch to register.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 9
  • Wed, Jan 16
  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Wed, Feb 20
  • Wed, Feb 27

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

Babytime (Birth to 18 months)

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.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 9
  • Thu, Jan 10
  • Wed, Jan 16
  • Thu, Jan 17
  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Thu, Jan 24
  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Thu, Jan 31
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Thu, Feb 7
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Thu, Feb 14
  • Wed, Feb 20
  • Thu, Feb 21
  • Wed, Feb 27
  • Thu, Feb 28
  • Wed, Mar 6
  • Thu, Mar 7

Yorkville
22 Yorkville Ave.
416-393-7660

Babies and Tots

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Join us for a 5-week program full of stories, songs and rhymes for babies and toddlers from birth to 36 months with their parents or caregivers.

Storytime runs from 10:30-11:00 AM, followed by Stay and Play from 11:00-11:15 AM.

To register, drop by the branch or call the Weston library at 416-394-1016.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 9
  • Wed, Jan 16
  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Wed, Feb 6

Weston
2 King Street
416-394-1016

Toddler Time

10:15 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for children 18 months-3 yrs., with their parents and/or caregivers. No registration. Drop-in! For more information visit the branch, or call 416-396-8924.

Event Dates:

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

Kennedy/Eglinton
2380 Eglinton Ave. East
416-396-8924

Chess in the Library

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Interested in learning how to play chess? Join us for Chess in the Library -- meet new friends and improve your concentration and logic skills. Tips and techniques provided as required.

For seniors, adults, teens and school-age children.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

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

Malvern
30 Sewells Road
416-396-8969

Let's Learn Together

10:30 am - 11:30 am

This interactive, drop-in program is designed for families and their children ages 0 - 6 years. Each week we will focus on developing creativity and imagination through various activities such as crafts, play and more.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 9
  • Wed, Jan 16
  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Wed, Feb 20
  • Wed, Feb 27
  • Wed, Mar 6
  • Wed, Mar 13
  • Wed, Mar 20
  • Wed, Mar 27

Highland Creek
3550 Ellesmere Road
416-396-8876

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for children ages 10-18 months with their parents or caregivers.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

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

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

Toddler Time

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for toddlers with parents or caregivers. For children 18 months and older. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 10
  • Thu, Jan 17
  • Thu, Jan 24
  • Thu, Jan 31
  • Thu, Feb 7

Eatonville
430 Burnhamthorpe Road
416-394-5270

Pyjama Time

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 10
  • Thu, Jan 17
  • Thu, Jan 24
  • Thu, Jan 31
  • Thu, Feb 7
  • Thu, Feb 14
  • Thu, Feb 21
  • Thu, Feb 28
  • Thu, Mar 7
  • Thu, Mar 14
  • Thu, Mar 21
  • Thu, Mar 28
  • Thu, Apr 4
  • Thu, Apr 11

Burrows Hall
1081 Progress Ave.
416-396-8740

Zumba, Baby and Me!

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Have fun with your little one and keep fit too! This Zumba class and circle time is intended for adults and children 0-18 months. Bring your child carrier, sling, car seat or use your arms.

Registration required. Registration begins December 6. Register in person in the branch or by calling 416-394-5120.

Event Dates:

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

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, finger plays and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. No registration required. Drop in to the program room upstairs.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 11
  • Fri, Jan 18
  • Fri, Jan 25
  • Fri, Feb 1
  • Fri, Feb 8
  • Fri, Feb 15
  • Fri, Feb 22
  • Fri, Mar 1

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

Toddler Time

10:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Familiarize your child with letters, numbers and colors at a staff-led storytime with stories, songs, rhymes and activities. For toddlers with their parents or caregivers.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 11
  • Fri, Jan 18
  • Fri, Jan 25
  • Fri, Feb 1
  • Fri, Feb 8
  • Fri, Feb 15
  • Fri, Feb 22

Taylor Memorial
1440 Kingston Road
416-396-8939

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. Registration not required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 11
  • Fri, Jan 18
  • Fri, Jan 25
  • Fri, Feb 1
  • Fri, Feb 8
  • Fri, Feb 15
  • Fri, Feb 22
  • Fri, Mar 1
  • Fri, Mar 8

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Toddler Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

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

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 11
  • Fri, Jan 18
  • Fri, Jan 25
  • Fri, Feb 1
  • Fri, Feb 8
  • Fri, Feb 15

Main Street
137 Main Street
416-393-7700

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Come and join us for fun songs, rhymes, shaker time and a story for children and parents to enjoy! No registration is required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 11
  • Fri, Jan 18
  • Fri, Jan 25
  • Fri, Feb 1
  • Fri, Feb 8
  • Fri, Feb 15
  • Fri, Feb 22
  • Fri, Mar 1
  • Fri, Mar 8
  • Fri, Mar 15
  • Fri, Mar 22
  • Fri, Mar 29
  • Fri, Apr 5
  • Fri, Apr 12

Rexdale
2243 Kipling Avenue
416-394-5200

Baby Time (0-18 months)

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for babies birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers.

Drop in. No registration required.

Note that there is no Baby Time session on Friday, March 15 due to March Break.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 11
  • Fri, Jan 18
  • Fri, Jan 25
  • Fri, Feb 1
  • Fri, Feb 8
  • Fri, Feb 15
  • Fri, Feb 22
  • Fri, Mar 1
  • Fri, Mar 8
  • Fri, Mar 22
  • Fri, Mar 29

Brentwood
36 Brentwood Road North
416-394-5240

Baby Time and Toddler Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. Drop in program.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 11
  • Fri, Jan 18
  • Fri, Jan 25
  • Fri, Feb 1
  • Fri, Feb 8

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

Family Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

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

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 11
  • Fri, Jan 18
  • Fri, Jan 25
  • Fri, Feb 1
  • Fri, Feb 8
  • Fri, Feb 15
  • Fri, Feb 22
  • Fri, Mar 1
  • Fri, Mar 8

Elmbrook Park
2 Elmbrook Cres.
416-394-5290

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 in advance for a reminder call or just drop in. Limit 20 babies with their caregivers.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 11
  • Fri, Jan 18
  • Fri, Jan 25
  • Fri, Feb 1
  • Fri, Feb 8
  • Fri, Feb 15

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

Babytime (Birth to 18 months)

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 required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 11
  • Fri, Jan 18
  • Fri, Jan 25
  • Fri, Feb 1
  • Fri, Feb 8
  • Fri, Feb 15
  • Fri, Feb 22
  • Fri, Mar 1
  • Fri, Mar 8

Yorkville
22 Yorkville Ave.
416-393-7660

Saturday Story Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us for songs and stories!

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 12

Jones
118 Jones Ave.
416-393-7715

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us on Saturdays for stories, songs and fingerplays for children and their parents and caregivers.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 12
  • Sat, Jan 26
  • Sat, Feb 9
  • Sat, Feb 23
  • Sat, Mar 9
  • Sat, Mar 23

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

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, Jan 12
  • Sat, Feb 9
  • Sat, Mar 9

Bookmaking with Herstory: Launch Party!

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join artists Tetyana Herych and Shannon Gerrard, from Furrawn Press, and the program participants in their publication launch party. Celebrate with the creators and learn all about their self-published zines. Have fun making buttons and collages, see a screenprinting demo.

Drop-in, no registration required.


Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 12

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

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. Drop in.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 12
  • Sat, Jan 19
  • Sat, Jan 26
  • Sat, Feb 2
  • Sat, Feb 9
  • Sat, Feb 16
  • Sat, Feb 23
  • Sat, Mar 2
  • Sat, Mar 9
  • Sat, Mar 16
  • Sat, Mar 23
  • Sat, Mar 30
  • Sat, Apr 6

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

Will Hilary Share?

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join the story time fun with local author and illustrator Hilary Leung who talks about his book-making process and reads from his award wining titles: Will Bear Share? Will Sheep Sleep? Will Ladybug Hug? and Will Giraffe Laugh?

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 12

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

Family Literacy Month Storytime!

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Celebrate Family Literacy Month with a staff-led storytime. Enjoy fun stories, songs and a craft. Also, learn more about the Family Literacy Month board game challenge and how you can complete it and enter to win cool prizes! For children accompanied by parents or caregivers. Drop-in, no registration required. For more information, please call the branch at 416-393-7663.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 12

Parliament Street
269 Gerrard Street East
416-393-7663

Applefun Puppetry Presents: Robin Hood and the Dragon

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Join Applefun Puppetry for some terrific puppet show fun.

Oh no! The Sheriff has stolen the money! The best way to get it back? A dancing contest of course! Afterwards, everyone learns how to make a paper puppet to take home. 

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 12

Main Street
137 Main Street
416-393-7700

La maison des bébés

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Pour les parents avec leurs bébés de 0 à 12 mois. Des chansons, activités douces et sensorielles pour les tout-petits que vous pourrez reproduire à la maison.

Collations et jetons de transport fournis.

For parents with their babies from 0 to 12 months. Includes songs and sensory activities that you can reproduce at home.

Snacks and transport tokens provided.

Presented in collaboration with Centre francophone. Registration is required, please call 416-922-2672 extension 252.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Jan 14
  • Mon, Jan 21
  • Mon, Jan 28
  • Mon, Feb 4
  • Mon, Feb 11
  • Mon, Feb 25
  • Mon, Mar 4
  • Mon, Mar 18
  • Mon, Mar 25

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

Family Time (19 Months-5 Years) ( Group 1)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come join us to read exciting stories, sing great songs and learn fun rhymes! 19 months-5 years.

Please register through Eventbrite only. This program is to be held on Third Floor in Room C. If you experience problems, please contact the branch at 416-395-5440.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Jan 14
  • Mon, Jan 21
  • Mon, Jan 28
  • Mon, Feb 4
  • Mon, Feb 11
  • Mon, Feb 25

Barbara Frum
20 Covington Road
416-395-5440

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 14
  • Tue, Jan 15
  • Mon, Jan 21
  • Tue, Jan 22
  • Mon, Jan 28
  • Tue, Jan 29
  • Mon, Feb 4
  • Tue, Feb 5
  • Mon, Feb 11
  • Tue, Feb 12
  • Tue, Feb 19
  • Mon, Feb 25
  • Tue, Feb 26
  • Mon, Mar 4
  • Tue, Mar 5

Beaches
2161 Queen Street East
416-393-7703

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 10:30am to 11:00 am. Drop-in. Registration not required. *No Babytime on Family Day, Mon Feb 18th.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Jan 14
  • Mon, Jan 21
  • Mon, Jan 28
  • Mon, Feb 4
  • Mon, Feb 11
  • Mon, Feb 18
  • Mon, Feb 25

Jones
118 Jones Ave.
416-393-7715

Baby Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for babies, birth to 18 months and their parents or caregivers. Registration is required. Please register at the Davenport Library or by calling 416-393-7732.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Jan 14
  • Mon, Jan 21
  • Mon, Jan 28
  • Mon, Feb 4
  • Mon, Feb 11
  • Mon, Feb 18
  • Mon, Feb 25

Davenport
1246 Shaw Street
416-393-7732

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday for stories, songs and rhymes for babies, birth to 18 months with their parent or caregiver. Free program. No registration.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 15
  • Thu, Jan 17
  • Tue, Jan 22
  • Thu, Jan 24
  • Tue, Jan 29
  • Thu, Jan 31
  • Tue, Feb 5
  • Thu, Feb 7
  • Tue, Feb 12
  • Thu, Feb 14
  • Tue, Feb 19
  • Thu, Feb 21
  • Tue, Feb 26
  • Thu, Feb 28
  • Tue, Mar 5
  • Thu, Mar 7
  • Tue, Mar 12
  • Thu, Mar 14
  • Tue, Mar 19
  • Thu, Mar 21
  • Tue, Mar 26
  • Thu, Mar 28
  • Tue, Apr 2
  • Thu, Apr 4
  • Tue, Apr 9
  • Thu, Apr 11

City Hall
100 Queen Street West
416-393-7650

Baby Time

Join us each Tuesday at 9:30-9:50 for bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. No registration required. Starting Jan 15-Dec 10. (Plus stay after for Toronto Public Health's free Healthy Eating Series. Healthy eating for your children from birth to 6 years. Jan 15-Feb 19 and May 7-June 11 Register at tphbookings.ca)

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 15 - Tue, Dec 10

Eatonville
430 Burnhamthorpe Road
416-394-5270

LEGO Club

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us Tuesdays after school for our LEGO challenges or create something of your own using your imagination.

For ages 5 and up.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 15
  • Tue, Jan 22
  • Tue, Jan 29
  • Tue, Feb 5
  • Tue, Feb 12
  • Tue, Feb 19
  • Tue, Feb 26

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

Pyjama Time

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 15
  • Tue, Jan 22
  • Tue, Jan 29
  • Tue, Feb 5
  • Tue, Feb 12
  • Tue, Feb 19

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

Music and Movement

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This is an interactive program designed for families and their children ages birth to 6 years old. Focusing on bouncing babies and terrific toddlers! Parents/Caregivers will become familiar with children songs and actions. Speech and language development promoted through songs and finger plays.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 15
  • Tue, Jan 22
  • Tue, Jan 29
  • Tue, Feb 5
  • Tue, Feb 12
  • Tue, Feb 19
  • Tue, Feb 26
  • Tue, Mar 5
  • Tue, Mar 12
  • Tue, Mar 19
  • Tue, Mar 26
  • Tue, Apr 2

Highland Creek
3550 Ellesmere Road
416-396-8876

Make It and Take It!

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

For ages 3-12.

Drop in. No registration is required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 15
  • Tue, Jan 22
  • Tue, Jan 29
  • Tue, Feb 5
  • Tue, Feb 12
  • Tue, Feb 19
  • Tue, Feb 26

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

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us every Wednesday and Friday for stories, songs, finger plays, rhymes and more for kids 0 to 5 years with their parent or caregiver. Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 16
  • Fri, Jan 18
  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Fri, Jan 25
  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Fri, Feb 1
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Fri, Feb 8
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Fri, Feb 15
  • Wed, Feb 20
  • Fri, Feb 22
  • Wed, Feb 27
  • Fri, Mar 1
  • Wed, Mar 6
  • Fri, Mar 8
  • Wed, Mar 13
  • Fri, Mar 15
  • Wed, Mar 20
  • Fri, Mar 22
  • Wed, Mar 27
  • Fri, Mar 29
  • Wed, Apr 3
  • Fri, Apr 5
  • Wed, Apr 10
  • Fri, Apr 12

City Hall
100 Queen Street West
416-393-7650

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 11-11:30am with playtime and socializing after. Drop-in.

There will be no Baby Time on August 29 and September 5, 2018.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 16
  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Wed, Feb 20
  • Wed, Feb 27
  • Wed, Mar 6
  • Wed, Mar 13
  • Wed, Mar 20
  • Wed, Mar 27
  • Wed, Apr 3
  • Wed, Apr 10

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

Let's Share a Skill! American Sign Language

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

A friendly community group bringing people together to practice and share skills of American Sign Language. Games and discussions about the Deaf Culture will be included. Please note that this is NOT a class.
Drop-in. Beginners with no experience are welcome.

*Please note that we are taking a break for the holiday and will restart on January 16. **No session on January 30.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 16
  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Wed, Feb 20

Malvern
30 Sewells Road
416-396-8969

Crochet & Knitting Club

12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

This club is open to anyone who knits, crochets or wants to learn! Come and bring your current project, find new ideas or learn the basics. We welcome everyone from beginners to experts. Enjoy crafting, learning and talking to other crocheters and knitters.

Some supplies are available.

All ages are welcome.

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 16
  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Wed, Feb 20
  • Wed, Feb 27

Downsview
2793 Keele Street
416-395-5720

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, Jan 17
  • Thu, Jan 24
  • Thu, Jan 31
  • Thu, Feb 7
  • Thu, Feb 14
  • Thu, Feb 21
  • Thu, Mar 21
  • Thu, Mar 28
  • Thu, Apr 4
  • Thu, Apr 11

Perth/Dupont
1589 Dupont Street
416-393-7677

Polish Story Time / Spotkanie z Bajka

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for stories, finger plays, songs, puppets and crafts in Polish. Ages 3-6 years. Drop-in. No registration required. Program w jezyku polskim dla dzieci w wieku od 3-6 lat.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 17
  • Thu, Jan 24
  • Thu, Jan 31
  • Thu, Feb 14
  • Thu, Feb 21
  • Thu, Feb 28

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

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.

Event Dates:

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

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

Baby Time 1

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Age-appropriate story time sessions for children aged 0 to 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 with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

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

Beaches
2161 Queen Street East
416-393-7703

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 17
  • Thu, Jan 24
  • Thu, Jan 31
  • Thu, Feb 7
  • Thu, Feb 14
  • Thu, Feb 21

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

Baby Time 2

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Age-appropriate story time sessions for children aged 10 to 18 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 with their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 18
  • Fri, Jan 25
  • Fri, Feb 1
  • Fri, Feb 8
  • Fri, Feb 15
  • Fri, Feb 22
  • Fri, Mar 1
  • Fri, Mar 8

Beaches
2161 Queen Street East
416-393-7703

#BoredomBusters

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Bored on your P.A. Day? Join us for a fun activity!

For ages 4-12.

Groups of 10 or more should register in advance.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 18
  • Fri, Feb 15

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

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs, fingerplays, bouncing, and tickling rhymes for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers.
No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 18
  • Fri, Jan 25
  • Fri, Feb 8
  • Fri, Feb 15
  • Fri, Feb 22
  • Fri, Mar 1

Riverdale
370 Broadview Ave.
416-393-7720

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, Jan 18
  • Fri, Jan 25
  • Fri, Feb 1
  • Fri, Feb 8
  • Fri, Feb 15
  • Fri, Feb 22
  • Fri, Mar 22
  • Fri, Mar 29
  • Fri, Apr 5
  • Fri, Apr 12

Perth/Dupont
1589 Dupont Street
416-393-7677

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Drop-in stories, songs and rhymes for children 0-18 months and their parents and caregivers.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 18
  • Fri, Jan 25
  • Fri, Feb 1
  • Fri, Feb 8
  • Fri, Feb 15
  • Fri, Feb 22

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

P.A. Day Movie: Incredibles 2

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us on your P.A. Day for a movie. Snacks are welcome!
Movie title: Incredibles 2

For children of all ages. Preschool children must be accompanied by an adult. Drop in. Daycares, call 416-393-7657 in advance to register.

Call 416-393-7657 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 18

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

Books and Activities: A Family Literacy Month Program

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Please join us as we celebrate Family Literacy Month with stories, games, and reading activities for the whole family based on the beloved, "Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See?" book by Bill Martin, Jr and Eric Carle.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 18

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

Family Movie

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for a fun family-friendly movie afternoon! Parents and caregivers are welcome. For more information, please visit the branch or call (416) 396-8916.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 19
  • Sat, Feb 2
  • Sat, Feb 16
  • Sat, Mar 2
  • Sat, Mar 16

Cliffcrest
3017 Kingston Road
416-396-8916

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

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

Drop-in, no registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 19
  • Sat, Jan 26
  • Sat, Feb 2
  • Sat, Feb 9
  • Sat, Feb 16
  • Sat, Feb 23
  • Sat, Mar 2
  • Sat, Mar 9
  • Sat, Mar 16
  • Sat, Mar 23
  • Sat, Mar 30
  • Sat, Apr 6

Main Street
137 Main Street
416-393-7700

Malvern Treasure Trading Event

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

There's an old saying, "one person's trash is another person's treasure". Join us for a special community event and bring your unused or good condition items that are not needed anymore to trade. There are many benefits; for example, you can "shop" for unique things without paying money, reduce wastes in the environment, make new friends in the community, and declutter!

*Please bring only good and usable condition items. No big furniture. This is an open community bartering event.

This program is for all ages (yes, kids can bring stuff they don't want anymore and trade with other kids!).

Drop-in program. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 19

Malvern
30 Sewells Road
416-396-8969

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Enjoy fun activities, stories, songs and rhymes at a staff-led storytime for the entire family. For children with their parents or caregivers.

Drop in. Registration not required. For more information, visit the Parliament Street branch or call 416-393-7663.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 19
  • Sat, Jan 26
  • Sat, Feb 2
  • Sat, Feb 9
  • Sat, Feb 16
  • Sat, Feb 23
  • Sat, Mar 2
  • Sat, Mar 9
  • Sat, Mar 16
  • Sat, Mar 23
  • Sat, Mar 30

Parliament Street
269 Gerrard Street East
416-393-7663

Will Hilary share?

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join the story time fun with local author and Illustrator Hilary Leung who talks about his book-making process and reads from his award winning titles: Will Bear Share?, Will Sheep Sleep?, Will Ladybug Hug?, and Will Giraffe Laugh? 

Drop In

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 19

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

Family Movie

1:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for fun, family-friendly movies. Parents and caregivers are welcome. For more information, please visit the branch or call (416) 396-8916.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 19
  • Sat, Feb 2
  • Sat, Feb 16
  • Sat, Mar 2
  • Sat, Mar 16

Cliffcrest
3017 Kingston Road
416-396-8916

Stick2Gether Live with TEAM T&J

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

TEAM T&J's high-energy, super-powered concert is an uplifting journey of self-exploration, music literacy, creativity and participation that encourages kids to Stick2Gether! Registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 22

Barbara Frum
20 Covington Road
416-395-5440

Toddler Time

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Stories, songs and simple crafts for toddlers 19 to 35 months old, accompanied by parents or caregivers. Registration begins Saturday, January 5, 2019. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 or visit the second floor information desk.

Event Dates:

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

Fairview
35 Fairview Mall Dr.
416-395-5750

Baby Time

10:00 am - 10:30 am

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

REGISTRATION BEGINS TUESDAY JANUARY 8.

Please register in-person or by calling 416-395-5710.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 22
  • Tue, Jan 29
  • Tue, Feb 5
  • Tue, Feb 12
  • Tue, Feb 19
  • Tue, Feb 26
  • Tue, Mar 5

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

Toddler Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

This is a free half hour program that will include stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. This program will 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. Limit of 15 toddlers.

Event Dates:

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

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

Toddler Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

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

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Wed, Feb 20
  • Wed, Feb 27
  • Wed, Mar 20
  • Wed, Mar 27
  • Wed, Apr 3
  • Wed, Apr 10

Malvern
30 Sewells Road
416-396-8969

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.

No registration required. Call us at 416-393-7668 for more information.

Event Dates:

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

College/Shaw
766 College Street
416-393-7668

Toddler Time

10:00 am - 10:30 am

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

REGISTRATION BEGINS TUESDAY JANUARY 8.

Please register in-person or by calling 416 395-5710.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 23
  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Wed, Feb 20
  • Wed, Feb 27
  • Wed, Mar 6

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

Registration for Toddler Time

10:00 am - 10:25 am

Register and attend the first program on the same day! In person registration begins at 10 am. Toddler Time is a free half hour program and it will be held for six weeks, from Wed. Jan. 23 - Feb. 27, from 10:30-11:00 a.m. It will include stories, songs and rhymes for children age 19 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. This program will 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. Limit of 15 toddlers.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 23

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

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 5, 2019. To register, please call the branch at 416-395-5750 or visit the second floor information desk.

Event Dates:

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

Fairview
35 Fairview Mall Dr.
416-395-5750

Friday Family Movie: 101 Dalmatians

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Bring a snack and enjoy a free movie on the big screen!

Children must be supervised by a parent or caregiver.

For ages 5 and up.

Drop in. No registration is required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Jan 25

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

Ninth 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 26

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

Saturday Story Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us for songs and stories!

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 26

Jones
118 Jones Ave.
416-393-7715

Family Literacy Day - Library Bingo

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Celebrate Family Literacy Day! Families will play Library Bingo.

Registration begins December 27. Space is limited. Register in person in the branch or by calling 416-396-8979.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 26

Woodside Square
1571 Sandhurst Circle
416-396-8979

Appy Hour

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Need help with your new iPad, tablet or mobile device? Find out more about downloading apps, ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, newspapers and movies by dropping in to our Appy hour. Get free help with your devices and apps from library staff.

Drop in. No registration required. Bring your device and library card.

Call 416-396-8850 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 26
  • Sat, Feb 9
  • Sat, Feb 23

Cedarbrae
545 Markham Road
416-396-8850

Music Builders!

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Music has been part of human life for thousands of years, and part of many different cultures around the world! Music can be played, sung, and read. We often use instruments to create music. Harness your inner musician and builder as you learn about and create instruments to take home with you!

All ages with parental supervision. Registration is not required but encouraged for supply purposes.

Call us at 416-393-7668 for more information!

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Jan 26

College/Shaw
766 College Street
416-393-7668

Baby Time @ 11 a.m.

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Introduce your child to sounds and actions at a staff-led storytime with bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories. For babies from birth to 18 months with their parents/caregivers.

Registration opens Thursday January 17th @ 9 a.m.
Limited to 30 children.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 29
  • Tue, Feb 5
  • Tue, Feb 12
  • Tue, Feb 19
  • Tue, Feb 26

High Park
228 Roncesvalles Ave.
416-393-7671

Music in the Library

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us in the main lobby for a classical music performance! Passionate and talented musicians will temporarily transform the library into a concert hall.
Have a good time and enjoy beautiful concerts!

Upcoming dates:
January 29
March 26

No registration is required.
Call Barbara Frum Branch at 416-395-5440 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 29
  • Tue, Mar 26

Barbara Frum
20 Covington Road
416-395-5440

Baby Time

10:00 am - 10:30 am

A Ready for Reading program. Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, puppets, and stories for babies from birth to 17 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot (in person or by telephone) Jan. 7 - Jan. 19. Draw will take place after Jan. 21.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 29
  • Tue, Feb 5
  • Tue, Feb 12
  • Tue, Feb 19
  • Tue, Feb 26
  • Tue, Mar 5

Locke
3083 Yonge Street
416-393-7730

Baby Time @ 10 a.m.

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Introduce your child to sounds and actions at a staff-led storytime with bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories. For babies from birth to 18 months with their parents/caregivers.

Registration opens Thursday January 17th @ 9 a.m.
Limited to 30 children.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 29
  • Tue, Feb 5
  • Tue, Feb 12
  • Tue, Feb 19
  • Tue, Feb 26

High Park
228 Roncesvalles Ave.
416-393-7671

Baby Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

A Ready for Reading program. Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, puppets, and stories for babies from birth to 17 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot (in person or by telephone) Jan. 7 - Jan. 19. Draw after Jan. 21.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Jan 29
  • Tue, Feb 5
  • Tue, Feb 12
  • Tue, Feb 19
  • Tue, Feb 26
  • Tue, Mar 5

Locke
3083 Yonge Street
416-393-7730

Pyjama Time

6:45 pm - 7:15 pm

A Ready for Reading program. Bedtime stories, songs, rhymes and activities for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers. No registration is required.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Wed, Feb 27
  • Wed, Mar 27

Locke
3083 Yonge Street
416-393-7730

Toddler Time

10:00 am - 10:45 am

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 18 months to 30 months with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot (in person or by telephone) Jan. 7 - Jan. 19. Draw after Jan. 21.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Jan 30
  • Wed, Feb 6
  • Wed, Feb 13
  • Wed, Feb 20
  • Wed, Feb 27
  • Wed, Mar 6

Locke
3083 Yonge Street
416-393-7730

Family Time and Play

10:45 am - 11:30 am

Stories, songs, rhymes for children age 5 and under with their parents or caregivers.
Stay and play after the program
Drop in

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 31
  • Thu, Feb 7
  • Thu, Feb 14
  • Thu, Feb 21
  • Thu, Feb 28
  • Thu, Mar 7

Alderwood
2 Orianna Drive
416-394-5310

Preschool Time

10:00 am - 10:45 am

A Ready for Reading program. Stories, songs and rhymes for children age 31 months - 5 years with their parents or caregivers. Register by ballot (in person or by telephone) Jan. 7 - Jan. 19. Draw after Jan. 21.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 31
  • Thu, Feb 7
  • Thu, Feb 14
  • Thu, Feb 21
  • Thu, Feb 28
  • Thu, Mar 7

Locke
3083 Yonge Street
416-393-7730

Toddler Time

10:00 am - 10:30 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.

Registration opens Thursday January 17th at 9am.
Limited to 30 children.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Jan 31
  • Thu, Feb 7
  • Thu, Feb 14
  • Thu, Feb 21
  • Thu, Feb 28

High Park
228 Roncesvalles Ave.
416-393-7671

Family Story Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Children aged birth to six years will lead their parents and/or caregivers in movement, songs, and stories! For more information, please call (416) 396-8916

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Feb 1
  • Fri, Feb 8
  • Fri, Feb 15
  • Fri, Feb 22
  • Fri, Mar 1
  • Fri, Mar 8

Cliffcrest
3017 Kingston Road
416-396-8916

Toddler Time

10:00 am - 10:30 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.

Registration opens Thursday January 17th at 9am.
Limited to 30 children.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Feb 1
  • Fri, Feb 8
  • Fri, Feb 15
  • Fri, Feb 22
  • Fri, Mar 1

High Park
228 Roncesvalles Ave.
416-393-7671

Toddler Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, rhymes, finger plays and action songs for toddlers ages 19 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers. Please register by visiting the Davenport Branch or by calling 416-393-7732. Registration opens Tuesday January 15, 2019.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Feb 1
  • Fri, Feb 8
  • Fri, Feb 15
  • Fri, Feb 22
  • Fri, Mar 1
  • Fri, Mar 8

Davenport
1246 Shaw Street
416-393-7732

Baby Story Time

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Bouncing & tickling rhymes, songs & stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents & caregivers. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Feb 1
  • Fri, Feb 8
  • Fri, Feb 15
  • Fri, Feb 22
  • Fri, Mar 1
  • Fri, Mar 8

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

Afro-Jamaican Music and Oral Artistry

6:00 pm - 7:30 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, language, Anancy stories and icons such as Miss Lou, Harry Belafonte, Bob Marley, Marcus Garvey and more. Presented by Jamaican/Canadian guitarist, composer, teacher, and Afro-Jamaican oral artist, Maurice Gordon.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Feb 1

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

Family Time

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Saturdays, February 2 to May 25. Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for children 5 years and under with their parents/caregivers.

Special events include:
February 9th - Be My Valentine Storytime
Feburary 23 - 'The Gunniwolf' Puppet Show
March 16 - Superhero Drag Queen Storytime

Drop-in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Feb 2
  • Sat, Feb 9
  • Sat, Feb 16
  • Sat, Feb 23
  • Sat, Mar 2
  • Sat, Mar 9
  • Sat, Mar 16
  • Sat, Mar 23
  • Sat, Mar 30
  • Sat, Apr 6

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

Tales by Moonlight African Drumming

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In African culture, drumming and storytelling are part of the celebration of life. Learn all about the art of interactive storytelling, dance and hand drumming through simple call and response songs. Free Djembe drums provided for limit of 80 participants. All ages.

Space is limited. Please register in-person or by calling the branch at 416 395-5710.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Feb 2

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

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Stories, songs and rhymes for children ages 0 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers.

Drop in.

Note: No Family Time on Saturday September 29 and October 20.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Feb 2
  • Sat, Feb 9
  • Sat, Feb 16
  • Sat, Feb 23
  • Sat, Mar 2
  • Sat, Mar 9
  • Sat, Mar 23
  • Sat, Mar 30
  • Sat, Apr 6

Goldhawk Park
295 Alton Towers Circle
416-396-8964

Baby Time (Birth to 18 months)

10:00 am - 10:30 am

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

Tuesdays 10 - 10:30 am
OR
Tuesdays 11 - 11:30 am

2nd Floor Program Room.

*Registration runs from Monday, January 14 to Friday, January 18. If necessary a lottery system may be used.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Feb 5
  • Tue, Feb 12
  • Tue, Feb 19
  • Tue, Feb 26
  • Tue, Mar 5
  • Tue, Mar 12

Portuguese Storytime

10:00 am - 10:40 am

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

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Feb 5
  • Tue, Feb 12
  • Tue, Feb 19
  • Tue, Feb 26

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Cuban & Brazilian Drumming and Dance Program

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

A lively drumming and dance program highlighting two of the most influential countries in world music, Cuba and Brazil, both culturally rich in rhythms and songs. Experience the traditional cultural events like Carnival and community festivals.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Feb 7

Toddler Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

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

2nd Floor Program Room.

*Registration runs from Monday, January 14 to Friday, January 18. If necessary a lottery system may be used.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Feb 7
  • Thu, Feb 14
  • Thu, Feb 21
  • Thu, Feb 28
  • Thu, Mar 7
  • Thu, Mar 14

Afro Storytime

11:00 am - 11:30 am

In celebration of Black History Month, join us for stories, songs and rhymes that highlight the sights and sounds from the Caribbean and different African nations. Ages 0-5. Drop-in, no registration needed.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Feb 7

Downsview
2793 Keele Street
416-395-5720

East End Storytellers: Valentine's Day Edition

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for a fun filled time from the East End Storytellers Group that will share some heart filled stories for Valentine's Day.

This is a drop in program, no registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Feb 9

Morningside
4279 Lawrence Ave. East
416-396-8881

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. Please call the branch at 416-395-5750 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Sun, Feb 10
  • Sun, Feb 17
  • Sun, Feb 24
  • Sun, Mar 3
  • Sun, Mar 10
  • Sun, Mar 17
  • Sun, Mar 24
  • Sun, Mar 31
  • Sun, Apr 7

Fairview
35 Fairview Mall Dr.
416-395-5750

Kente Cloth Weaving Workshop

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

In celebration of Black History Month, learn about Kente (woven) cloth, a tradition from the Ashanti and Ewe tribes of Ghana. Examine patterns and learn their significance, weave a bracelet or bookmark inspired by Kente cloth to take home. Presented by the
Textile Museum of Canada.

Open to all ages, No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Feb 14

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

P.A. Day Movie

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us for a fun P.A. Day Movie.

This is a drop in program.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Feb 15

Morningside
4279 Lawrence Ave. East
416-396-8881

I Scream for Ice Cream

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn how to make ice cream and eat some too on your P.A. Day!

For ages 6-12.

Drop in. No registration required. Call 416-393-7657 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Feb 15

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

Dads & Babies (Birth-18 Months)

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Attention Dads, Grandads, and Uncles! Please join us for a story time program with books, rhymes and songs.

Please register through Eventbrite only. This program is to be held on Main Floor in Story Room. If you experience problems, please contact the branch at 416-395-5440.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Feb 16
  • Sat, Mar 2
  • Sat, Mar 16
  • Sat, Mar 30

Barbara Frum
20 Covington Road
416-395-5440

Baby Time (Birth-9 Months)

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 9 months with their parents and caregivers.
Please register through Eventbrite only. This program is to be held on Third Floor in Room B. If you experience problems, please contact the branch at 416-395-5440.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Feb 20
  • Wed, Feb 27
  • Wed, Mar 6
  • Wed, Mar 13
  • Wed, Mar 20
  • Wed, Mar 27

Barbara Frum
20 Covington Road
416-395-5440

Dance in the Library: Caribbean

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Drop-in and stimulate your senses as a Caribbean dancer showcases various dances.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Feb 20

Barbara Frum
20 Covington Road
416-395-5440

Spirit of Africa

10:00 am - 10:45 am

Participants will experience the Spirit of Africa through rhythm and movement. This exciting workshop is a fun and interactive activity that uses dance movement, music and song to tell the story of the African people. Participants will learn about how the everyday lives of African people transfers through the arts, where examples of their daily activities, values and customs are portrayed. This workshop will consist of a series of movements, song and drum rhythms from different parts of West Africa, followed by a formal instruction of a traditional dance piece ending with a "cookup" where participants are able to freely express themselves. Hosted by Akoma Performing Arts in partnership with Project Young Minds.

No registration required, FREE Drop-in program.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Feb 20

Bendale
1515 Danforth Road
416-396-8910

Gumboots Dance!

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Gumboots is a dynamic, rhythmic dance originating from South Africa, and requiring the use of rubber boots. It is the predecessor of stomp dance, a discipline where the body becomes the musical instrument, eyes the lyrics and dance the medium of communication. Presenter:Just Aïssi,choreographer and percussionist. Fun guaranteed!All ages welcome. Please call (416)395-5639 to register for this free program.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Feb 20

African Voyages

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Njacko Backo shares the life experience of his native village in Cameroon where traditions, history and values are transmitted orally through stories, songs and dances.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Feb 23

Burrows Hall
1081 Progress Ave.
416-396-8740

Mommy and Baby Yoga

10:00 am - 11:00 am

For moms with babies 0-8 months. A gentle yoga session with certified Yoga Instructor Laura Betancourt from PurEnergy Wellness Loft. Participants must bring their own yoga mat, blanket and towel.

Registration required. Registration begins February 6. Register in person in the branch or by calling 416-394-5120.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Mar 7
  • Thu, Mar 14
  • Thu, Mar 21
  • Thu, Mar 28
  • Thu, Apr 4
  • Thu, Apr 11

Richview
1806 Islington Ave.
416-394-5120

Family Storytime

10:30 am - 11:00 am

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

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Mar 8
  • Fri, Mar 15
  • Fri, Mar 22
  • Fri, Mar 29

Morningside
4279 Lawrence Ave. East
416-396-8881

A Apple Pie: an Exhibit of Children's Books and Stories about Food

Come explore an exhibit featuring children's literary meals. From Little Jack Horner and The Tale of Peter Rabbit to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and In the Night Kitchen, children's books abound in stories about food!

Free. All 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 9 - Sat, Jun 1

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

March Break Movie

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Start off our March Break with a movie! Snacks are welcome.
The movie will selected closer to the date.

Children all ages. Preschool children must be accompanied by an adult.
Drop in.

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

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Mar 9

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

Sing, Hop and Laugh with 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! In this hilarious puppet show, you can help Lulu the Bird and Unicorn teach Sneaky Hand how to be a friend.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Mar 11

Leaside
165 McRae Dr.
416-396-3835

March Break Bingo

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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

For ages 3 and up. Preschool children must be accompanied by an adult.

Drop in. No registration required, however daycares should call in advance to see if space is available.

Call 416-393-7657 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Mar 11

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

Brent & Sarah's Comedy Magic Show

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Brent and Sarah's Comedy Magic Show is a non-stop laugh riot from beginning to end! Enjoy magic, music, and comedy in this interactive variety show.

Groups of 10 or more should register by emailing ywkids@torontopubliclibrary.ca

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Mar 11

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

Sing, Hop and Laugh with Razzmatazz

10:30 am - 11:15 am

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

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Mar 11

Locke
3083 Yonge Street
416-393-7730

Tickles and Tunes with Kathy Reid-Naiman (Ages 3-5)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come enjoy children's music with Kathy Reid-Naiman. Children's entertainer, Kathy Reid-Naiman, performs her unique songs, finger plays, tickles and tunes to delight and entertain young children. Play games, tell stories together, and sing along!

This program is to be held on Third Floor in Room B. Drop in, no registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Mar 11

Barbara Frum
20 Covington Road
416-395-5440

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, who show children that reading is fun!

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Mar 11

Parkdale
1303 Queen Street West
416-393-7686

March Break Activities

2:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join each each afternoon for a new and interesting program, which consists of crafts, and stories.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Mar 12
  • Wed, Mar 13
  • Thu, Mar 14

Taylor Memorial
1440 Kingston Road
416-396-8939

March Break: Magnet Making

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us during your March Break to design, make, and keep your own magnets!

Children ages 4+. Preschool children must be accompanied by an adult.
Drop in. Daycares, please call in advance to see if space is available.

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

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Mar 12

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

STICK2GETHER Live with Team T&J

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

TEAM T&J take interactive music and entertainment to incredible heights with a high-energy, super-powered concert for kids and families.

Registration required. Registration begins February 4th, 2019. Call 416-395-5460 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Mar 12

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

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, who show children that reading is fun!

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Mar 12

Burrows Hall
1081 Progress Ave.
416-396-8740

Le Voyage de Monsieur Philippe en musique

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Monsieur Philippe et sa guitare vous emmènent en voyage avec des chansons traditionnelles de France et du Canada. Sa valise est remplie d?accessoires, d?instruments de musique, de bibelots, de gravures, etc.… qui permettront aux enfants de participer et de comprendre les chansons tout en s?amusant. Dans ce voyage nous rencontrerons toutes sortes de choses, des animaux gros et petits, des végétaux et des gens rigolos (show adaptable aux saisons).

Programme en francais. Program is in French.

Aucun enregistrement requis.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Mar 12

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

Sing, Hop and Laugh with 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! In this hilarious puppet show, you can help Lulu the Bird and Unicorn teach Sneaky Hand how to be a friend.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Mar 12

High Park
228 Roncesvalles Ave.
416-393-7671

Puppet Show: The Three Little Pigs

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The classic story of a Mother pig sending her three pigs off into the world to find their fortune.

Drop-In program. For Group bookings please call the branch (416) 393-7783 to check availability.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Mar 12

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

Little Red Theatre : La Reine des neiges

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

La pièce ?La reine des neiges? est colorée de lumières et de musique comme si on se laissait glisser le long de la rivière, poussés par le vent jusqu'au palais de la reine des neiges alors que Gerda échappe à son passé et s'aventure vers le futur. Ce qui est intéressant dans cette histoire, c'est le fait que le mal est un mal désinvolte...incarné par une absence de c?ur.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Mar 12

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

Puppet Show - The Paper Bag Princess

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Best for age 3 and up. Groups and daycares must call 416-393-7730 to book space.

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Mar 12

Locke
3083 Yonge Street
416-393-7730

Sing, Hop and Laugh with 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! In this hilarious puppet show, you can help Lulu the Bird and Unicorn teach Sneaky Hand how to be a friend.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Mar 13

Albert Campbell
496 Birchmount Road
416-396-8890

Sing, Hop and Laugh with 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! In this hilarious puppet show, you can help Lulu the Bird and Unicorn teach Sneaky Hand how to be a friend.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Mar 13

Kennedy/Eglinton
2380 Eglinton Ave. East
416-396-8924

Puppet Show -- The Paper Bag Princess

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Best for age 3 and up. Groups and daycares must call 416-393-7730 to book space.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Mar 13

Locke
3083 Yonge Street
416-393-7730

Investing for Future Millionaire

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Is a program focused on sound investment basics for youth and young adults. In this workshop you?ll learn about investing basics, how to manage risk, index investing using ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds) and Mutual Funds and how to get started building your own investment portfolio.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Mar 13

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, who show children that reading is fun!

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Mar 13

Bremen Town Musicians Puppet Show

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us during your March Break for a production of 'Bremen Town Musicians' performed by Deer Park staff.

"Bremen Town Musicians? is about an encounter between four animals, who believe their life is over. The owner wanted to get rid of them so they decided to head their own way.

Children all ages. Preschool children must be accompanied by an adult.
Drop in. Daycares, please call in advance to see if space is available.

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

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Mar 13

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

Brent & Sarah's Comedy Magic Show

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Brent and Sarah's Comedy Magic Show is a non-stop laugh riot from beginning to end! Enjoy magic, music, and comedy in this interactive variety show.

For children ages 4 and up accompanied by parent or caregiver. Free tickets will be available in the theatre lobby 30 minutes before the show on a first-come, first-served basis. Large groups must inquire ahead of time. No admittance after 2:15 p.m. or once venue is at capacity. Note that the main entrance to the theatre is outside the library on ground level. Call 416-395-5750 for more information.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Mar 14

Fairview
35 Fairview Mall Dr.
416-395-5750

Crafty March Break

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for a story and craft. For ages 4 and up. Please no groups.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Mar 14

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

Flute Concert and Presentation for the Family

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Jessica Kanowitz presents a solo flute concert. This program will intermix classical music with children's stories that emphasize the flute. She will provide a Q&A overview and history of the woodwind instrument and perform several pieces from different eras and various musical genres.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Mar 14

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

Les Nouvelles Aventures du Petit Prince

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Les Nouvelles aventures du Petit Prince

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. Participation et imagination requises!

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Mar 14

Centennial
578 Finch Ave. West
416-395-5490

Puppet Show - Bonnie McSmithers, You're Driving Me Dithers

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

A little girl does silly things, aggravating her mother. Drop-in, no registration required.

Day camps and large groups must call ahead. Call us at 416-393-7668 for more information!

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Mar 14

College/Shaw
766 College Street
416-393-7668

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, who show children that reading is fun!

*Groups must call 416-393-7727 to register.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Mar 14

Jason Palter Magic Show

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Join us over March Break for a show full of magic, comedy, and audience participation.

For children of all ages and their caregivers. Daycares must register in advance. Registration begins Monday, February 18th.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Mar 14

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

Little Red Theatre: La Reine des neiges

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

La pièce "La reine des neiges" est colorée de lumières et de musique comme si on se laissait glisser le long de la rivière, poussés par le vent jusqu'au palais de la reine des neiges alors que Gerda échappe à son passé et s'aventure vers le futur. Ce qui est intéressant dans cette histoire, c'est le fait que le mal est un mal désinvolte...incarné par une absence de c?ur.

Pour enfants âgés de 5 ans et plus.

Entrée libre. Aucune inscription requise.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Mar 15

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

It's Cool ... It's Celtic ... It's CEILIDH!

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for a pre St. Patrick's Day dance party!

Ceilidh dance is the "party dance" of Scotland, Ireland, and our own East Coast. This program will have families dancing together! Dances such as Marmalade Sandwich and The Flying Scotsman are simple and easy to learn no matter experience or dance levels!

Drop in. No registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Mar 15

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

Family Film: Smallfoot

2:00 pm - 3:45 pm

A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as "humans" really do exist.

Drop-In program. For group bookings, please call the branch (416) 393-7783 to check availability.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Mar 15

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

Rockin' Robert Kids Show

10:00 am - 11:00 am

A rockin' family show featuring fun music, hilarious props, awesome surprises and bubbles!

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Mar 15

Tickles and Tunes with Kathy Reid-Naiman

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Children's entertainer, Kathy Reid-Naiman, performs her unique songs, fingerplays, tickles and tunes, to delight and entertain young children. Play games, tell stories together, and sing along!

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Mar 15

Perth/Dupont
1589 Dupont Street
416-393-7677

March Break Movie

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

We will be showing a March Break Movie. Come in and join the fun.

This is a drop in program, no registration required.

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Mar 15

Morningside
4279 Lawrence Ave. East
416-396-8881

Brent & Sarah's Comedy Magic Show

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Brent and Sarah's Comedy Magic Show is a non-stop laugh riot from beginning to end! Enjoy magic, music, and comedy in this interactive variety show.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Mar 16

Rockin' Robert Kids Show

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A rockin' family show featuring fun music, hilarious props, awesome surprises and bubbles!

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Mar 16

Riverdale
370 Broadview Ave.
416-393-7720

Rockin' Robert Kids Show

10:30 am - 11:30 am

A rockin' family show featuring fun music, hilarious props, awesome surprises and bubbles!

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Mar 16

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

Babytime

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

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

No registration required

Event Dates:

  • Tue, Mar 19
  • Tue, Mar 26
  • Tue, Apr 2
  • Tue, Apr 9

Morningside
4279 Lawrence Ave. East
416-396-8881

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.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Mar 20
  • Wed, Mar 27
  • Wed, Apr 3
  • Wed, Apr 10

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

Registration for Baby Time

10:00 am - 10:25 am

Register and attend the first program on the same day! In person registration begins at 10 am. Baby Time is a 30 minute program and it will be held for six weeks, from Wed. March 20 to Wed. April 24, from 10:30-11:00 a.m. The 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 15 babies.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Mar 20

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

Music and Movement

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us at College/Shaw for a series of four Wednesday morning sessions of Music and Movement for Kids - enjoy rhymes, songs, dance and movement activities that build motor and social skills, and increase independence as well as language ability in your child. We will use shakers, bean bags, and other items to move to the music and keep the beat!

For ages 0-5 with a caregiver. No registration required. Call us at 416-393-7668 for more information!

Event Dates:

  • Wed, Mar 20
  • Wed, Mar 27
  • Wed, Apr 3
  • Wed, Apr 10

College/Shaw
766 College Street
416-393-7668

Baby Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs, finger plays and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. No registration required. Drop in to the program room upstairs.

*Note no baby time on March 15th during March break

Event Dates:

  • Fri, Mar 22
  • Fri, Mar 29
  • Fri, Apr 5
  • Fri, Apr 12

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

Indigenous Storytelling

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Indigenous storyteller, Maya-waasige, shares traditional Ojibwe, Boodawaadomi and Anishnaabe tales about aboriginal traditions, history, and culture.

Drop in.

Event Dates:

  • Thu, Mar 28

High Park
228 Roncesvalles Ave.
416-393-7671

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Enjoy fun activities, stories, songs and rhymes at a staff-led storytime for the entire family. For children with their parents or caregivers.

Children ages 0 - 5.
Drop in.

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

Event Dates:

  • Mon, Apr 1
  • Mon, Apr 8

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

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, Apr 3
  • Wed, Apr 10

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

Family Time

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Enjoy fun activities, stories, songs and rhymes at a staff-led storytime for the entire family. For children with their parents or caregivers.

Drop in. Registration not required. For more information, visit the Parliament Street branch or call 416-393-7663.

Event Dates:

  • Sat, Apr 6

Parliament Street
269 Gerrard Street East
416-393-7663

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