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Icon of the event Don't Be A
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

Let our experienced health librarians show you how to find reliable health information consulting 'Dr. Google.' Please register by phoning the Computer & Library Training Department at 416-393-7209.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 10
Thu Nov 05
Icon of the event Antisocial Personality Disorder, Psychopaths among Us.
Thu Nov 12, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

In this lecture Dr. Cullen ( Ph.D., R.S.W.) discusses the diagnostic criteria for antisocial personality disorder (psychopath/sociopath), referencing recent publications "Snakes In Suits: When Psychopaths Go to Work"(Paul Bab...

Icon of the event Easy, Homemade Baby Food
Mon Sep 14, 2015 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Jones

In this informative workshop led by the Kitchen Library, participants will learn how and what to feed their babies in the first year. Content covered includes how to introduce solids, how to make baby food at home affordabili...

Icon of the event The Local Dish
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join the City of Toronto's Live Green Toronto team to explore the wonders of cooking, eating & growing local food. Learn about the City's new campaign - The Local Dish - and discover how you can find fantastic new recipes fea...

Icon of the event Juicing Workshop
Wed Oct 14, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Jones

Join the Kitchen Library for a fun juicing workshop for all ages. Participants will learn how to make their own fruit and vegetable juices. Content covered includes how to juice for optimal health, how to use the juicer, prop...

Icon of the event Be Strong all winter: Natural ways of beating colds and the flu
Mon Nov 09, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Alderwood

Join us for an interactive workshop with local aromatherapist Monika Meulman as she introduces us to natural ways to stay healthy during the winter season. For more information and to register for this free session please con...

Icon of the event Safe Seniors 2016 Calendar Launch
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Toronto Reference Library

Join the BASSIC partnership in celebrating the launch of the 2016 Safe Seniors Calendar. BASSIC, a partnership of GTA service providers is committed to improving the quality of life for seniors by raising awareness of safety ...

Icon of the event Growing Up Naturally
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Alderwood

Join Monika Meulman, of "The Healing Muse", for this three part series for parents/caregivers and their young children aged 0-3 years. Parents will experience and learn about the importance of growth, bonding, natural health ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 17
Thu Sep 24
Thu Oct 01
Icon of the event Health Literacy
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Be Health Smart! How health literate are you? What can you do to prevent health problems or better deal with chronic conditions? How can you improve your own and your family and friends' interactions with the health care syst...

Icon of the event Dehydrate your own healthy treats:  the Kitchen Library
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Riverdale

Learn how to use a dehydrator to make portable,easy to store snacks. Find out what foods can be dehydrated easily, how to use the dehydrator and get recipes to try at home. Participants will use the dehydrator and leave with ...