27 More Days until Christmas

November 28, 2014 | Jeannette

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Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney's Hollywood Studios I just returned from a trip to Disney World. This trip has fully put me into the festive spirit. We attended Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party where all the characters were dressed in their Christmas attire, Cast Members handed out...

Free Science Events in Toronto for December 2014

November 27, 2014 | Jeannette

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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 December calendar (PDF). December's highlights include: December 4: Earth...

Information: Make It Your Business

November 25, 2014 | Kathryn

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We live in a fast-paced technological age where companies often sink or swim based on their ability to adapt to change. In their determination to deal with the uncertainty, business owners constantly seek information: What will be the next big product? How will businesses adapt to the latest generation of...

An End to the Camelot Era

November 24, 2014 | Ann

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Despite the different perspectives shared on that period in time, the events that unfolded in November over five decades ago remain instilled in current social media.

Art Talk at North York Central Library: Michelangelo: Drawing Inspiration, Building a Legacy

November 20, 2014 | Muriel

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Art Talk: Michelangelo: Drawing Inspiration, Building a Legacy Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. North York Central Library Auditorium Come and join us for an art talk which showcases and elaborates on a selection of drawings and ideas featured in the Art Gallery of Ontario exhibition, "Michelangelo: Quest for...

United Way Arts and Crafts Sale

November 15, 2014 | Moyra

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Toronto Public Library's 4th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair for the United Way Friday, November 21st, 2014 11:00 am - 6:00 pm North York Central Library Atrium 5120 Yonge St. (North York Centre Subway) Free Admission Hope to see you there!

Great popular science books: the new and the "new-ish"

November 14, 2014 | Carolyn

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The Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books celebrates outstanding popular science books published in English. I find the books nominated for this award are always informative, engaging and well-written - in other words, great popular science reads. The award for 2014 was announced on November 10. The winning book...

Remembering Canada's Heroes

November 10, 2014 | Aleks

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November 11, a monumental date to all Canadians; Remembrance Day. Remembrance for the men and women who have served and continue to serve our country during conflict, war and peace. This year, 2014, marks 100 years since the declaration of war between the Axis and Allies. The Canadian War Museum...

Chase away the autumn blues with an evening of words and music

November 7, 2014 | Maureen

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Sun lovers get the blues when dead leaves scratch along the sidewalk in bone chilling autumn gusts, and days are short and bleak. You might want to hurry home and shut the door on this dark season, but there are remedies for the autumn blues. Stomp and crunch your way...