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 Babies at the Zoo - A High Park zookeeper introduces new animal arrivals.
- June 7: TorontoVR 25: Post Production for Live Action VR - Learn how post production works in live action experiences for Virtual Reality.
- June 18: Why Planetary Science Needs Space Probes: New Horizons at Pluto & Juno at Jupiter - Learn why we need robots to explore planets and how telescopes would never tell us the things we have learned.
Toronto Public Library also offers many free science and applied science events:
- Science & Technology
- Health & Wellness
- Computer & Library Training
- Our Fragile Planet: Environmental Programs
At the Library, June's highlights include:
- June 4: Fabulous Fermentation! All About Sourdough, at Palmerston branch. A bread-making workshop for everyone.
- June 9: Homemade Treats for Your Pet, at Wychwood branch. Learn how to make easy, healthy treats for your pet from nutritious ingredients.
- June 11: Raising Butterflies, at North York Central Library. Learn how to raise monarchs, as well as how to attract butterflies of all kinds to your garden.
- June 15: How Memory Changes with Age, at North York Central Library. A discussion of the latest research on age-related changes to memory and brain function.
- June 18: STEM Learning Expo!, at Northern District branch. Come play with some of the awesome technology available at the library: 3D printers, snap circuits, Arduinos & more.
Can't attend a program or want to read more about the topics covered? Try some of these books: