Free Science Events in Toronto for January 2019

December 27, 2018 | Liana

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The Business, Science & 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 January calendar (PDF).   

Free Science Events for January 2019

January's highlights include: 

January 6:    Web Development Basics: Free Coding Workshop - learn the fundamentals of web development.

January 12:   Houseplants Made Easy - learn about the world of houseplants with care tips and how to choose a plant for your living space.

January 26:  Amazing Animal Adaptations (Winter) - Family Nature Walks - explore how the animals in High Park adapt to and survive our harsh Canadian winters.

January 27:  The Science of Human Movement: From Perfecting Form to Recovering Function - learn how to recover movement after a stroke or injury, perfect performance, and maintain movement throughout life.

January 31:  Brain Food with Doug Cook - discover key foods and nutrients to support your mood and/or reduce dementia.

Free Toronto Public Library Science and Applied Science Events

Science & Technology

Health & Wellness

Computer & Library Training

January's highlights include:

January 3: 20 Simple Ways to Eat Healthy on a Budget at Barbara Frum Branch  - learn about healthy eating.

January 4: Colour Me Curious Science Experiments at Albert Campbell Branch - explore some colourful science.

January 10: Stress Relief Through Meditation at Northern Elms Branch -  experience the peace and happiness of meditation.

January 19:  Build Your Own Desktop: Computer Hardware Basics at York Woods Branch - learn about hardware basics and safety. 

January 22: The Amazing Bees of Toronto at Highland Creek Branch  -  learn about the life of bees in the city.

January 30: Pushing the Limits of Athletic Performance at North York Central Library - discover how the brain and body work together to either limit or stretch the boundaries of human endurance.

Can't attend a program or want to read more about the topics covered? Try some of these titles:

Calm clarity - how to use science to rewire your brain for greater wisdom  fulfillment  and joy  AIQ - how people and machines are smarter together

Artificial intelligence by example - develop machine intelligence from scratch using real artificial intelligence use cases  Hacking

Endure - mind  body  and the curiously elastic limits of human performance  Sustainable health - simple habits to transform your life

The everything guide to adrenal fatigue - revive energy  boost immunity  and improve concentration for a happy stress-free life  The food addiction recovery workbook - how to manage cravings  reduce stress  and stop hating your body