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Adult  (79)
Teen  (27)
All Children  (17)

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Icon of the event Locating Reliable Health Information on the Internet
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to tell if the health information on the internet is reliable. See which websites our health librarians recommend. To register call 416-393-7209.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 15
Icon of the event Sexuality and Sexual Expression in Long-Term Care Homes
Fri May 02, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

For years, societal stereotypes of an asexual older age have prevailed. Despite an aging baby boomer population, the attitude of seniors regarding the role and importance of sex in their own lives was relatively neglected. ...

Icon of the event To Drive or Not to Drive: That is the Question
Fri May 30, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

This presentation addresses the myths and truths about older drivers including the impact of aging and medical conditions on driving. Tips for older drivers and their family members, as well as the doctor's role in decisions ...

Icon of the event At Home Alone Family Workshop
Sat May 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Queen/Saulter

A family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year old to be home alone safely. Free DVD for all families attending workshop....

Icon of the event Wellness Program for seniors at Steeles
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Steeles

A wellness program with St Paul's Community Services and Housing for older adults and seniors in Chinese.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 01
Thu Jun 05
Icon of the event Diabetes Prevention Workshop
Wed May 21, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Long Branch

Diabetes is a serious disease - but it can be prevented. Join Toronto Public Health for this informative workshop. Phone 416-394-5320 or Email lbstaff@torontopubliclibrary.ca to register.

Icon of the event Stress management through restorative meditation
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. Two methods of meditation will be taught and practiced; one using the breath and another accompanied by beautifu...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 24
Thu May 08
Thu May 22
Thu Jun 05
Thu Jun 19
Icon of the event Benefits of a Vegetarian/Vegan Diet
Wed May 07, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Leaside

Presented by the Toronto Vegetarian Association....

Icon of the event Hungry For Change (A New You Series)
Wed May 28, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Brentwood

Join us for a free screening of a documentary that will change the way you think about food and weight loss....

Icon of the event Understanding Your Care Options
Mon May 26, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eatonville

Gary Hepworth, Chair of CARP Etobicoke, will review the available options and costs with respect to retirement homes, assisted living, long term care homes, day programs and public and private home care. Call 416-394-5270 or ...

Pedometer Lending Program
Pedometer Lending Program

Count your steps using a pedometer borrowed from the library. Get some motivation and get active.