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Icon of the event Kitchen Library: Meals On A Budget
Mon Nov 09, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn how to prepare meals on a budget. Presented by the Kitchen Library, participants will learn ways to cut down on grocery bills. Find out how to shop for deals, use all parts of food to minimize waste, prepare and prepack...

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 Pain Management for Seniors
Tue Oct 20, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The presentation discusses consequences of unrelieved pain, pain management strategies (pharmacological and non-pharmacological), and ways of communicating your pain to your health care provider (maintaining a pain diary). Sa...

Icon of the event Mental Wellness: Stress and Coping
Thu Jan 21, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

High levels of stress can lead to serious conditions like heart disease, diabetes and mental illness. Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation outlining signs and symptoms of stress, the impact of s...

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 Red Cross Babysitting Course for Teens (Ages 11-16)
Sat Nov 21, 2015 | 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Want to gain valuable skills to help you land that babysitting job and receive Red Cross certification? This one-day course will teach you how to babysit infants and young children and covers everything from basic first aid t...

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
Icon of the event Yoga and Zumba for Teens
Thu Nov 26, 2015 | 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Albert Campbell

Come and join us for Yoga and Zumba ! Bring comfortable shoes and clothing and a yoga mat if you have. This program is part of the Living Well series. Drop in. For teens ages 13-19 years.

Icon of the event Chinese Family Services of Ontario
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Chinese Family Services of Ontario (CFSO) is a non-profit, accredited professional counselling, family services and settlement agency. CFSO provides a wide range of services such as individual/marital/family counselling, sett...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 27
Tue Nov 24
Tue Dec 22
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...