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Icon of the event Have a Good Night's Sleep - Tips from the Sleep Centre
Tue Jan 12, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Michael Kottis, Technical Director of Integrated Sleep Centre, will tell you all about sleep and how to tackle sleep challenges. If a good night's sleep would be a dream come true, join Michael in his presentation. To regis...

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 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 Emergency Preparedness and Winter Safety
Tue Nov 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn about being emergency ready in this presentation by Red Cross and Toronto Public Health,the potential natural disasters that may occur in our city, how to create an emergency safety plan and what supplies you need in a ...

Icon of the event The Drug Discovery Process: From Benchtop To Pillbox
Fri Jan 29, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Don Mills

Ever wonder how drugs evolve from basic ideas to medical treatments and why the process is so long? In this talk the transition of a scientific finding to clinical trials will be discussed, answering questions such as ?who pa...

Icon of the event Laughter Yoga
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below

Never underestimate a good laugh! Find out the physical, emotional and social benefits of laughter exercises and yoga breathing, and how they can transform your life. Please bring water and wear comfy clothes. The sessions a...

Upcoming Dates:
Mon Nov 16
Mon Dec 21
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 Stress Management through Restorative Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. Two meditation methods will be taught and practiced: one using the breath and another accompanied by beautiful m...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 10
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 Test Events 3
Thu Oct 29, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library