Toronto Public Library Homepage

Health & Wellness

Icon of the event Smoking Cessation
Sat Aug 20, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Morningside

Get some tips on how to stop Smoking from a Toronto Public Health Nurse....

Icon of the event Kids Have Stress, Too!
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Morningside

This is a 2 session workshop presented by Toronto Public Health. We will look at stressors in children, how to recognize and how as parents you can help....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 09
Tue Aug 16
Icon of the event Aging and Immunity
Thu Aug 04, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

The immune system is a vital component of our body that helps us to fight against infectious diseases such as the common cold. As we get older, this defense mechanism undergoes a number of changes that impairs its ability to ...

Icon of the event Eye Health Care
Wed Jun 22, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Morningside

Every 12 minutes, someone in Canada begins to lose their eyesight. But did you know that 75 per cent of vision loss can be prevented? This presentation presented by CNIB will talk about:...

Icon of the event Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis
Thu Jun 02, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis are two of the most common diseases affecting the elderly. In this talk Phd candidates from U of T will be dissecting the etiology, risk factors, treatments, and current research of these debil...

Icon of the event Connecting with your Teen
Wed May 25, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Morningside

This is a program by Toronto Public Health on how to connect with your teens. The support of a caring parent or adult is very important in a teen's development, and can help to:...

Icon of the event Seniors Brain Gym Part II: Introduction to the Brain?s Functions
Tue May 17, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Learn about the 5 brain functions and do fun activities with other seniors to sharpen them. Get some tips to prevent memory loss....

Icon of the event Seniors Brain Gym Part I: Introduction to Neurobics
Tue May 10, 2016 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

During this session we learn about how different parts of the brain work and how to use our senses in new and creative ways to stimulate our brain. Get an introduction to library resources and have fun doing activities with o...

Icon of the event Nobody's Perfect presented by Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

This is a free parenting program presented by Toronto Public Health for parents/caregivers with children (6 years and younger)....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 06
Fri May 13
Fri May 20
Fri May 27
Fri Jun 03
Icon of the event School Readiness
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

School Readiness is a structured, evidence-based program that prepares pre-school children for a successful transition to kindergarten. Language, social and self-help skills are emphasized. Parents are provided information ab...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 04
Wed May 11
Wed May 18