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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

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 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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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