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Diana L.
Toronto, Ontario CANADA!
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Thanks S. I've noted this in the program listings and the blog post (TPL programs are generally drop-in unless otherwise specified :) Hope you'll check out some of our programs!
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Hi Sara, thanks for your comment! No registration required for the programs :) Happy to hear you'll be checking out them out :)
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Hi Shane, thanks for your comment! No registration required for the programs :) You mentioned starting a business - you might also be interested in our Small Business programs - https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/smallbusiness/programs-seminars.jsp Hope you'll check out some of our programs!
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Hi Jamie, thank you for sharing the books (and the links :) that have helped you! We definitely have some great books on work-life balance available - https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/search.jsp?N=4292785160&Ns=p_date_acquired_sort&Nso=1&Ntt=work+life+balance (sorted by newest additions :) Hope you'll also check out these GBC programs :)
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The new year is often a time when people make new goals and resolutions – but what about assessing the amount of time and energy spent at work compared to personal aspects of their life? Photo by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash. Starting in January, Toronto Public Library, in partnership with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2020 at What's On at the Library
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This October, Toronto Public Library kicks off our newly expanded small business programming to support entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs to-be, including artists and authors. From how to start a franchise business to how to build a cosplay business, aligning product, brand and voice to mastering business pitches and presentations - there... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2019 at Business & Personal Finance
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This fall, Toronto Public Library is partnering with the University of Toronto School of Cities to offer a free, four-part lecture series called Where We Gather, which examines how public spaces shape city life in Toronto. Presented as part of our On Civil Society program series, the goal of Where... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2019 at What's On at the Library
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Culture Days is a national celebration of arts and culture and this year Toronto Public Library (TPL) is excited to celebrate Culture Days' 10th anniversary with over 15 free programs across the city on September 27 and 28. In partnership with Ontario Culture Days and Neighbourhood Arts Network, TPL invites... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2019 at Arts & Culture
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From September 2 to November 9, Toronto Public Library welcomes Sophi Robertson, our fall Environmentalist in Residence (EnvIR) presented as part of the Our Fragile Planet program series! Photo credit: Amanda Dell'Aquila. Since 2016, Sophi lives a waste-less lifestyle and actively engages with community members, brands and companies to live... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2019 at What's On at the Library
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This spring, learn about the benefits of native plants, waste reduction, how to take climate action and more through the Our Fragile Planet program series which offers a variety of environmental lectures and workshops for all ages, free of charge. With support from the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2019 at What's On at the Library
Hello Aaron. That's awesome that you upcycle items into works of art :) You can check out the Our Fragile Planet Program Series page as we're starting to post our spring programs and workshops - https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/programs-and-classes/featured/fragile-planet.jsp Do check back because we're always adding new programs. We are also looking for our 2019 Environmentalists in Residence -https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/about-the-library/business-with-the-library/ For more information about our 2018 EnvIR, visit https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/programs-and-classes/featured/environmentalist-in-residence.jsp
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That's wonderful, Fatema! We hope you enjoyed Janelle's workshops.
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Thanks Andrea! We hope you got to meet Janelle :)
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What a cool blast-from-the-past blog post on programming, David! It's so interesting to see what was offered so long ago, especially with how popular programs are today! For instance, in 2015: - 220,000 people attended preschool programs - 83,000 people attended ESL programs - 43,000 people attended technology training programs - 207,000 people attended cultural programs *Numbers were taken out of the 2016-2019 Strategic Plan.
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Thanks for your comment, Burnaby! Happy holidays :)
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From monarch butterflies to polar bears, saving aquatic ecosystems to preserving national parks, learning how to identify trees to picking up tips on how to live a zero-waste lifestyle, Torontonians will have access to a wide range of FREE environmental programs in the fall sessions of the Our Fragile Planet... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2018 at What's On at the Library
Hi L, Thanks for your question! We don't have any Personal Finance webinars at the moment, but check back in the near future! Some of our other programs do have live-stream or they are recorded and posted on our YouTube channel - https://www.youtube.com/user/torontopubliclibrary
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Hi Margaret, Thanks for your program topic suggestion! There is a program on Harassment in the Workplace: A Proactive and Reactive Approach at Northern District Branch coming up - https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Em=1&Entt=RDMEVT355804&R=EVT355804 You might find more programs on this topic in the future by checking out the Law at the Library program page - https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/programs-and-classes/featured/law-at-the-library.jsp There are also the Retiring on a Low Income programs which covers a bit on the Canada Pension Plan - https://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/search.jsp?Ntt=Retiring+on+a+Low+Income+program
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Whether you're trying to make more money or manage your money better, our FREE personal finance programs have you covered this fall and winter! With thanks to VISA, Toronto Public Library is able to offer additional financial literacy programs and workshops year-round and beyond our Personal Finance Campaign which runs... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2018 at Business & Personal Finance
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From June 4 to August 11, Toronto Public Library welcomes Janelle Richards, our first Environmentalist in Residence (EnvIR) presented as part of the Our Fragile Planet program series! Janelle has over seven years of professional experience as a certified teacher and environmental educator in the non-profit sector. Her educational background... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2018 at What's On at the Library
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From May 28 to June 30, Toronto and several Greater Toronto Area cities will celebrate Bike Month with fun events dedicated to raising awareness of the benefits of cycling, and to encourage people to ride their bikes more! Toronto Public Library joins in on the celebrations by offering a variety... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2018 at What's On at the Library
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This spring, the Our Fragile Planet program series will bring together authors, scientists, gardening experts and other advocates of the environment to raise awareness about the state of our planet and how we can protect it! With the support of the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation, Our Fragile Planet... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2018 at What's On at the Library
This is great, Diana! So happy to see that there's a session for sign language too!
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Toronto Public Library is hiring its first-ever Environmentalist in Residence (EnvIR)! Individuals with experience in the area of environmental conservation and sustainability, who are passionate about teaching, engaging with communities, and inspiring people to 'green' their world are encouraged to apply. The EnvIR program is part of Our Fragile Planet,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2018 at What's On at the Library
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While Toronto Public Library's Personal Finance campaign and programming for 2018 is in full swing, we would like to introduce you to Shannon Lee Simmons, the latest financial expert to join our line-up of knowledgeable speakers who are here to help you with your finances! Author of Worry-Free Money: The... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2018 at Business & Personal Finance