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Icon of the event Meal Planning Workshop
Wed Aug 12, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Staff from the Kitchen Library will teach you how to plan meals in advance to reduce the work associated with cooking at home. Content covered includes time reducing tips and tricks, foods that freeze and store easily, menu a...

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 Why we and other living things sleep
Thu Sep 24, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The human brain is the most complex known machine in the universe, yet it shuts itself off from the outside world each and every day, for hours on end. Why? This talk identifies why rest and sleep evolved in living things. T...

Icon of the event Living & Learning With Baby-Toronto Public Health
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

(Ages 6 weeks-6 months) Come and meet other parents and talk about adjusting to parenthood, infant nutrition, growth and development, caring for a sick child, keeping your child safe and community resources. Please contact th...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 05
Wed Aug 12
Icon of the event The Local Dish
Tue Sep 29, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join the City of Toronto's Live Green Toronto team to explore the wonders of cooking, eating & growing local food. Learn about the City's new campaign - The Local Dish - and discover how you can find fantastic new recipes fea...

Icon of the event iNavigate: Pedestrian Safety and Injury Prevention
Mon Aug 10, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Beaches

Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a talk about how to ensure your well-being while navigating Toronto's busy streets. There is much we can do as individuals, families and caregivers to avoid accidents and r...

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 Mental Health 101
Thu Oct 08, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Eatonville

An overview of mental illnesses and treatments are described as well as services are available and how to access them. In partnership with Reconnect Mental Health Services. Call 416-394-5270 or email eaprograms@torontopublicl...

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 Vaccines Revealed: How Are They Made and How Do They Work?
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Beaches

Vaccination is an integral part of modern healthcare but many people are still suspicious about the effectiveness of vaccines and worried about the side effects that they may incur....