Free Science Events in Toronto for June 2016

May 31, 2016 | 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 June calendar (PDF). June's highlights include: June 5: Spring...

What's the Buzz?

May 27, 2016 | Carolyn

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Image courtesy Maciej A. Czyzewski via Wikimedia Commons Could we have had a more perfect long weekend than the one that just ended with Victoria Day? If you weren't at a cottage or campground, you may have spent time in your backyard, as I did, working in the garden. My...

The Unofficial Start of Summer!

May 24, 2016 | Emoke

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While the official start of summer is still about a month away, many Canadians consider the "May-Two-Four" weekend to have been it! Hopefully you all got a chance to get up to some fun outdoor activities like gardening, camping, sitting on your deck or patio (if you are lucky enough...

Talk About Tattoos: Getting Inked!

May 20, 2016 | Muriel

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Thursday, June 30 from 7 to 8 pm North York Central Library Auditorium (Please call 416-395-5639 to register for this free program) Join members of the award-winning staff of Chronic Ink tattoo studio as they describe the process of getting a tattoo. Marvel at beautiful illustrations inspired by Asian and...

Spring Cleaning

May 13, 2016 | Jeannette

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The weather is finally consistently warm and pleasant. Now it’s time to get out the vacuums, dusters and cleaning supplies to remove the buildup of dust and dirt from the winter months. Last weekend, I thoroughly vacuumed the house. I moved beds, couches, dressers and other furniture to reach places...

Mothers as Artisans of Compassion

May 6, 2016 | Ann

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The term, mother, brings to mind someone who loves, protects, strengthens, and endures. Mothers do their best to their abilities in raising their children to face the world in all its pain and glory.

Fun, Free, Fabulous Drag Fashion Show

May 6, 2016 | Maureen

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Miss Understood by David ShankboneYou’re invited to Stilettos on the Move, a drag fashion show! Come celebrate Pride Week at North York Central Library on Tuesday, May 17 at 7:00 p.m. Flamboyant drag performers will turn the library stage into a catwalk as glamorous as any you'll see during Toronto...