Science Literacy week is almost here! Join libraries and institutions across Canada as we celebrate all things science. Visit our website to find out more information about programs and activities at the Toronto Public Library!
Don’t have time to participate in a science event or workshop at the Library? No problem! Check out a great science book from any of our 100 libraries.
Some suggestions are:
A short history of nearly everything – Covers how nearly everything was discovered
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks - A story of medicine, science and humanity
The emperor of all maladies – A look at the history of cancer
Silent spring – Rachel Carson’s passionate voice is said to have launched the environmental movement
Stuff Matters: The strange stories of the marvelous materials that shape our man-made world – Find out why glass is see through and why elastic is stretchy
Another great place to find recommend Science books is on a blog by Canada’s own John Dupuis, librarian at York University.
Happy Science reading everyone!