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Icon of the event Sexuality and Sexual Expression in Long-Term Care Homes
Fri May 02, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

For years, societal stereotypes of an asexual older age have prevailed. Despite an aging baby boomer population, the attitude of seniors regarding the role and importance of sex in their own lives was relatively neglected. ...

Icon of the event You May Be a Target, But Don't Be a Victim
Wed May 14, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Take a proactive approach to safety by learning about preventative measures and practices. Toronto Police will discuss "Personal Safety - Wherever You Are"; Toronto Fire Services looks at "What's Keeping You Safe in Your Bui...

Icon of the event Refuel Your Energies!
Wed May 14, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

Conflict-driven stress will rob you of energy, so come and be re-energized! Author and Mediator Karin Vagiste received the International Award of Excellence for her peace-building strategies; the more room you make for peace ...

Icon of the event Locating Reliable Health Information on the Internet
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to tell if the health information on the internet is reliable. See which websites our health librarians recommend. To register call 416-393-7209.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 15
Icon of the event To Drive or Not to Drive: That is the Question
Fri May 30, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

This presentation addresses the myths and truths about older drivers including the impact of aging and medical conditions on driving. Tips for older drivers and their family members, as well as the doctor's role in decisions ...

Icon of the event 'At Home Alone' Family Workshop
Wed Jun 11, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Mills

A fun, interactive workshop to help families prepare their 10-14 year olds to be home alone safely. Presented by Toronto Public Health, with Toronto Public Library....

Icon of the event Lyme Disease: A Southern Ontario Ticking Time Bomb
Wed Jun 11, 2014 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Speaker, journalist and Lyme sufferer Vanessa Farnsworth, author of Rain on a Distant Roof: A Personal Journey Through Lyme Disease in Canada, will talk about what is known and unknown about Lyme disease in humans and in natu...

Icon of the event Your Brain on Speed: How the Brain Responds to the Rush Hour of Life
Wed Jun 18, 2014 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beaches

Session 3: The Struggle to Juggle...

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 Jun 19
Icon of the event Brain Health
Tue Jun 24, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

As part of Alzheimer's Awareness, WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on keeping a healthy brain. For information please call 416-396-3975.

Pedometer Lending Program
Pedometer Lending Program

Count your steps using a pedometer borrowed from the library. Get some motivation and get active.