Would you like a free education?

October 30, 2012 | Irene

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Do you feel your body getting ready to go into hibernation? While many of us may not be as physically active as we might want to be over the coming months it is the perfect time to exercise our brains. With the following site recommendations you can learn at your...

Free Science Events in Toronto for November 2012

October 29, 2012 | Paula

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The Science and Technology Department of North York Central Library compiles a monthly calendar of free science events in Toronto. Applied science includes health, gardening, pets and food; all subjects found in the department's collections. Here is the November Calendar: This month's highlights include: Nov 1 - Pet Remembrance Vigil,...

Men, women and book clubs: a gender divide observed

October 26, 2012 | Maureen

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Not long ago I had the pleasure of 'leading' the North York Central Library Book Club. (I place 'leading' in quotation marks because this lively group needed no leading.) For a newcomer to the book club scene, it was an interesting experience in many ways. But what I found most...

For Halloween - get your "BOO" on at the library

October 24, 2012 | Ellen

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If you look around your neighbourhood, houses are decorated in orange and black for Halloween, some with blow-up witches and ghosts, or gravestones in the grass with "RIP" (rest in peace) on the front. At North York Central Library, our display window celebrates our "boo" factor. DVDs are your best...

The Problem with Math

October 19, 2012 | Carolyn

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Find books at the North York Central Library to help you deal with your math anxiety and improve your math skills.

Happy Small Business Month! Our gift to you - an Entrepreneur in Residence

October 18, 2012 | Ashley

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Did you know that October is Small Business Month? Well, it is and as usual the library has many things to offer! This year we're having our first ever Entrepreneur in Residence, Miriam Tuerk. She is a serial entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Clear Blue Technologies ,has more than 20 years...

North York Central Library Book Club Fall into it

October 8, 2012 | Jane

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The North York Central Book Club got off to great start this Fall. Some might even say we began with a "bang" as we discussed "The Sisters Brothers" by Patrick deWitt. Club members became rather heated as they argued the merits and demerits of this Picaresque Western where two brothers...

10 Things I hate about YOUR cell phone

October 5, 2012 | Paula

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We all know how popular cell phones are, I mean look at the line ups whenever Apple releases its latest version of the iPhone. Or just look around you... everyone has one. And it's easy to see why. Cell phones let us stay connected to our friends and family. They...

The future of the TTC

October 1, 2012 | Thomas

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This post will examine high quality resources that examine the Eglington-Scarborough Crosstown and the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension.

Free Science Events in Toronto for October 2012

October 1, 2012 | Paula

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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 collections. Here is the October Calendar: This month's highlights include: Oct 6 - HarbourKids: Folk,...