Free Science Events in Toronto for March 2014

February 25, 2014 | Emoke

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The Science and Technology Department of North York Central Library compiles a monthly calendar of free science and applied science events in Toronto. Applied science includes health, gardening, pets and food; all subjects found in the department's collection. Here is the March Calendar. March's highlights include: March 6: The Harvard...

Want some Income Tax Advice?

February 22, 2014 | Ashley

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It's that time of year again, Income Tax Time. Most of us dread doing our taxes, but they can't be avoided. The best thing do is be prepared and informed. Join Chartered Accountant and co-author of best seller 78 Tax Tips for Canadians for Dummies Brian Quinlan. He will discuss...

How to Eat Healthy When Cooking for One

February 21, 2014 | Cathy

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My family's meals consist of kid-friendly foods such as spaghetti, meatloaf and chicken potpie. This is a far cry from my pre-parenthood days, when I made beef broth from scratch for French onion soup, duck à l'orange, Peking duck (I was big on duck) and Gâteau Saint-Honoré. Image courtesy of...

Author Visit: Cecil Castellucci

February 20, 2014 | Cameron

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Family Day Goes To The Dogs!

February 16, 2014 | Ann

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(Gif credit: Mary's Dream at tumblr.com) Enshrouded in drifting snowflakes, seen above, this mom and pup family links to a wide assortment of fabulous Family Day events happening throughout the GTA including an Inuit Museum and Dog Show at the Toronto Waterfront. Also, check out BlogTO for more events, as...

North York Central Library Concert: Handel with Flare

February 14, 2014 | Muriel

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Concert: Handel with Flare Tuesday, March 11, 7:00 p.m. North York Central Library Auditorium Handel is one of the world's most famous and yet unknown composers. A man of political, literary and artistic sophistication, he explored all the musical forms of his day including the chamber duets in this program....

Freedom to read week - Alanna Mitchell Talk!

February 10, 2014 | Cameron

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Learning Microsoft Office

February 7, 2014 | Carolyn

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One of our most frequent requests in the Science & Technology Department is for books about Microsoft Office software - especially Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access and Outlook. Clearly many people want to learn to use these products or to improve their skills. The good news is that the Library has...

How Black History Month Became A Canadian Tradition

February 6, 2014 | Ann

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Photo Credit: cpnas.org This month of February celebrates Black History Month. The inception of this historical custom involved the idea of one person and the support of many people to bring this to fruition. In 1926, Carter Godwin Woodson (1875-1950), shown above, was the first American historian to recognize the...

Marissa Meyer: Author Visit!

February 1, 2014 | Cameron

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