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Icon of the event Wear yellow and Write for Rights with Amnesty International
Wed Dec 10, 2014 | 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Annette Street

Celebrate International Human Rights Day by dropping in anytime between 10:30am - 5pm and write for rights. Join more than 3 million people around the world wearing yellow, writing letters and signing postcards and petitions...

Icon of the event Searching TPL's Health Databases
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to find health information using the Toronto Public Library's health databases. To register call 416-393-7209.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 11
Icon of the event Autism Walk to Ottawa
Tue Nov 25, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Annette Street

"We need change for all people with Autism Spectrum Disorder". Dee Gordon, tired of struggling for 13 years to get support for her autistic son, is walking to Ottawa. She is leaving soon and intends to arrive January 29, 20...

Icon of the event Process Addictions:  The Hidden Struggle
Fri Mar 20, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Addictions expert,Dr. Jim Cullen(PhD.RSW) outlines the unique struggle of "Process Addictions" (PA's)which refers to compulsive behaviours that have the same behavioural patterns as addiction to substances. Currently the mai...

Icon of the event Need to Know? Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
Thu Feb 05, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A basic overview of trusted websites and library databases to help you learn about complementary and alternative medicine. To register call, 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Safer Medication Management in the Aging Population
Mon Nov 24, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Medication use is very common in the elderly and comes with both risks and benefits. This session will address ways to decrease the risks and increase the benefits through a better understanding of the health care system as ...

Icon of the event Winter Preparedness
Tue Dec 09, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Annette Street

Beat ol' man winter this season by being prepared!...

Icon of the event Chronic Pain Management Workshop
Mon Dec 01, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

An expert from the Arthritis Society will conduct a Chronic Pain Management Workshop that will teach the participants how to handle their chronic pain, stress, depression and fatigue.

Icon of the event Change is the Rule of Life
Fri Jan 23, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Documentary producer Ken Stern screens "Change is the Rule of Life", which portrays the life transitions that older adults face when living independently becomes more challenging. A panel discussion follows with service organ...

Icon of the event Searching TPL's Health Databases
Thu Mar 12, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to find health information using the Toronto Public Library's health databases. To register call 416-393-7209.