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Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course
Sat Mar 19, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Don Mills

This course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children. It will cover all the necessary information including: diapering, feeding, age-appropriate activities, household safety, and basic first aid. Receive y...

Icon of the event NEW DATE: Dr. Paul Garfinkel - A Life in Psychiatry: Looking Out, Looking In
Tue Jan 19, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

The date for this program had been changed from Tuesday, October 27, 2015....

Icon of the event The Drug Discovery Process: From Benchtop To Pillbox
Fri Jan 29, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Don Mills

Ever wonder how drugs evolve from basic ideas to medical treatments and why the process is so long? In this talk the transition of a scientific finding to clinical trials will be discussed, answering questions such as ?who pa...

Icon of the event Kids Have Stress Too! An Interactive Workshop for Caregivers
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Facilitated by a Toronto Public Health Nurse, ths is a two-session workshop (Thursdays, March 3 and March 10, 6-8pm) that helps parents and caregivers better understand stress in children....

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 03
Thu Mar 10
Icon of the event Junction Family Resource Centre @ Annette Street Library
10:00 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Annette Street

Parents and caregivers can bring their children to the Junction Family Resource Centre program here at Annette Street Library for:...

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 30
Mon Dec 07
Mon Dec 14
Mon Dec 21
Icon of the event Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-15)
Fri Mar 18, 2016 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Get your babysitting certification during March Break - Friday, March 18, 10am-6pm! This one-day course teaches you how to safely babysit infants and young children, and covers information and exercises on diapering, feeding,...

Icon of the event Colon Cancer Prevention: Getting Healthier...One Step At A Time
Mon Dec 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation outlining colorectal health, cancer risk factors and ways to reduce your risk, and cancer screening tests available within the community.

Icon of the event Speaking of Bones
Fri Nov 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Don Mills

Osteoporosis Canada offers an educational program about maintaining health bones, including nutrition, exercise, diagnosis and drug treatments. If you want to learn what you can do to live well with osteoporosis and prevent f...

Icon of the event Alanna Mitchell on the Myths of Cancer
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Don Mills

Award-winning science journalist and author talks about her newest book: "Malignant Metaphor: Confronting Cancer Myths," a deeply personal work that is rooted in science. To register, visit the branch or call 414-395-5710.

Icon of the event Sushi Making for Teens
Thu Mar 17, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Back by popular demand! Join us for a fun and nutritious hands-on sushi-making class with master chef Sang Kim from "Sushi Making for the Soul"! Discover your inner sushi chef! Space is limited. Registration required - please...