What's New in Our Law Collection?

July 31, 2012 | Linda

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What's new in our Law Collection? Everything from history to biography to civil rights to murder to environmental issues and much, much more. Laughing at the gods showcases eight judges who made decisions that set new standards in law. Then there are trials going back to Roman times, Horatius for...

The Business of Fitness, Check out this new magazine!

July 28, 2012 | Ashley

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Fitness Then Want to know more about the fitness industry in Canada? We have a new fitness industry magazine in the Business Department at North York Central Library called Fitness Business Canada! Fitness Business Canada is the only national magazine serving fitness professionals throughout the health/fitness industry in Canada. Fitness...

Long Hot Summer

July 27, 2012 | Carolyn

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Books available at the Toronto Public Library to help readers both enjoy the record-setting summer of 2012 and deal with its consequences.

Hackers in the Library

July 26, 2012 | Thomas

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On July 18th, 2012 I had the opportunity to listen in on the American Library Association’s 12th Annual Virtual conference. Speakers from all around the world spoke on a wide range of topics. The buzz word of the day - err, phrase - was Makers Space sometimes referred to as...

A Canadian summer tradition: pretending to rough it in the bush

July 20, 2012 | Maureen

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Recently I left the city smog behind and headed north, to camp out for a few days. Accustomed to rubbing shoulders with hordes of others in packed subway cars and buses, it was both exhilarating (in the day) and terrifying (at night) to have the forest to ourselves. The campground...

The Facts about Epilepsy

July 17, 2012 | Carolyn

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Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders, and yet - like many conditions which effect the brain - one of the least understood. It has been observed for millenia; anecdotal evidence suggests that Socrates, Julius Caesar and Dante had the condition. And the number of artists, writers and...

Have We Got a Deal For You! Read on.

July 16, 2012 | Ellen

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Looking for a good read for your summer vacation? Need some gently used magazines for your living room coffee table? Go no further than Book Ends, the store for donated and withdrawn library materials at North York Central Libary. Read about the history and hours of operation at Sales at...

Green up your health

July 13, 2012 | Paula

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Whether it's organic food that's not actually organic, olive oil that has no olives in it, or honey that doesn't come from bees, every day we hear stories of food contamination and questionable practices. And yet, what our bodies need most is good, nutritious food that's won't make us sick....

Age is Just a Number

July 10, 2012 | Ellen

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June was Seniors' Month at Toronto Public Library, and many programs focusing on age and aging were held in branches across the city. Some of the programs included how to avoid identity theft, how to write your memoirs, or how to invest wisely. The North York Central Book Club discussed...

Toronto Summer Music Festival Concerts at North York Central Library

July 6, 2012 | Muriel

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The Toronto Summer Music Festival is back with three weeks of superb classical chamber music! Enjoy the magic of live performance! North York Central Library is pleased to again be one of the locations for a two-part series of free lunch-time concerts featuring the gifted Toronto Summer Music Festival Fellows!...