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). January's highlights include: January 6:...

Free Science Events in Toronto for December 2018

November 30, 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 December calendar (PDF). December's highlights include: December 4:...

Free Science Events in Toronto for November 2018

October 30, 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 November calendar (PDF). November's highlights include: November 8:...

North York Central Library's Wookiee

October 1, 2018 | Jane

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Daniel comes to North York Central Library's Creation Loft several times a week to work on sewing projects. He might mention that he's working on a costume, but it's a piece here, a piece there. So when he offered to bring one of his costumes in the following week, we...

Free Science Events in Toronto for October 2018

September 29, 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 October calendar (PDF) October's highlights include: October 4:...

Free Science Events in Toronto for September 2018

August 29, 2018 | Cathy

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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 September calendar (PDF). September's highlights include: September 6:...

Ontario's Snowy Past

April 10, 2018 | Ann

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Clogged 1978 Blizzard in Southern Ontario This April arrives not bearing flowers, showers or any indication of warming powers. Blowing winds and snow dance across the sky and tingle our eyes. If this is a dour warning of more coldness to come, we are assured that as Ontarians we have...

Bridging Niagara Falls From Past to Present

March 5, 2018 | Ann

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Niagara Falls (1792-1885) Niagara Falls has been visited and depicted by many people and from many different artistic perspectives. The changes in the landscape over time are preserved digitally courtesy of Toronto Public Library Digital Archives.

Repair Your Car Yourself

January 8, 2018 | Ranald

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Use the library e-resource Chilton Library, which is accessible anywhere Œ(1) your car calls out to be pushed onto its side and repaired, (2) you have your tools with you and (3) you have something, besides what you're wearing, to wipe your hands on. Photograph: Julia Kertesz, "Bucarest, car repair...

Introducing…The 2017 IBBY Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities!

March 21, 2017 | Deb

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Every two years, the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) chooses outstanding books for and about children and young people with disabilities.This biennial selection draws attention to books published around the world, in an extensive variety of languages and formats, that address special needs and situations and which encourage inclusion at every level. The 2017 Outstanding titles have been selected. Learn more here!