Tag: Toronto Public Library

Feeling the effects of the “winter blues”? Try Light Therapy Lamps @torontolibrary

Spring is around the corner, but if you’re feeling ‘blue’ in the last throes of winter, you might want to visit your library. Research by the Canadian Mental Health Association suggests that 2-3% of the general population of Ontario have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and another 15% have a less severe experience. Light therapy lamps are designed…

Feeling the effects of the “winter blues”? Try Light Therapy Lamps free @torontolibrary

Spring is around the corner, but if you’re feeling ‘blue’ in the last throes of winter, you might want to visit your library. Research by the Canadian Mental Health Association suggests that 2-3% of the general population of Ontario have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and another 15% have a less severe experience. Light therapy lamps…

More Library Branches to Open On Sundays @torontolibrary

Toronto Public Library (TPL) has recently announced that more branches will be open on Sundays; including our local Runnymede Branch! Effective September 11, 2016, TPL will introduce Sunday service from September to June at six branches: Bridlewood, Centennial,Fort York, Mount Dennis,Runnymede and Scarborough Civic Centre. This brings the total number of branches that are open on…

Personal Finance Workshop – Retiring on a Low Income

Attend a very informative workshop regarding your finances – Learn about: Old Age Security Guaranteed Income Supplement Canada Pension Plan Ontario Disability Support Cost: Free! Time, Date & Location: several dates and locations available – see poster All are welcome!   Call your selected library to find out more information. Refreshments provided.   A Community News…

Cyber Senior Program @torontolibrary

Cyber Senior Program

Did you know that the Toronto Public Library offers a Cyber Senior Program? This program will pair you with a youth volunteer for one-on-one computer help and support. The goal “is to engage youth mentors in bridging the technology gap by empowering older adults to use technology to expand their social and physical worlds.” The Program…

Celebrate Seniors’ Month in June! #VibrantSeniors #SeniorsMonth

In June each year, Ontario celebrates and recognizes the contributions seniors make to our communities. June 2016 marks the 32nd anniversary of Seniors’ Month in Ontario. To recognize the important role seniors play in our communities, this year’s theme is, “Seniors Making a Difference.” Check out the many events happening across Toronto and Ontario this month…