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Icon of the event At Home Alone: Five Easy Steps to Independence
Sat Jan 30, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A fun family workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health. Parents and children must attend together. Call 416-393-7730 to register.

Icon of the event Alzheimer's Information Session
Wed Jan 27, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

January is Alzheimer's awareness month. Did you know that women are doubly affected by Alzheimer?s disease? They outnumber men living with the disease and more often than not shoulder the responsibility of caring for a family...

Icon of the event Winter Blues
Tue Jan 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

If your mood is as cold and dark as your landscape, you're in good company. But here's how you can ease that seasonal slump....

Icon of the event Commuting by Bike in All Weather Conditions
Sat Nov 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Make all-season cycling a breeze! Topics include: recommended "office-friendly" clothing for different cycling seasons, bicycle care and maintenance tips, route-planning and safe riding techniques to deal with different weath...

Icon of the event Older Adults Health and Wellness/ Falls Prevention
Fri Nov 20, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am

A discussion about how physical activity can help to keep muscles and bones strong, improve posture and maintain balance especially during the winter months. Presented by Toronto Public Health....

Icon of the event Prevent Diabetes Now
Thu Nov 19, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month (NDAM), an event celebrated across the world as a month to educate and raise awareness about diabetes....

Icon of the event Parenting in Canada
Tue Nov 17, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

This workshop explores different cultural parenting practices in relation to the Canadian context. It will also discuss various disciplinary approaches and disciplinary alternatives to punishment. This information is benefic...

Icon of the event At Home Alone
Sat Nov 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

- A 2 HOUR workshop to help families prepare their 10 -14 year old...

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 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 Nov 05