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Sharkwater:the truth will surface

  Sharkwater: the truth will surface, a fascinating documentary is available in our library.What began as an underwater adventure, turned into a beautiful and dangerous journey into

Adaptive Technology

Do you know someone who is starting to find it a bit difficult to read regular size text in print or on a screen. At the Central Library, we not only have a large print section in our book collection we also have several computers that have extra large keyboards and Zoomtext for a larger print type on the screen.

Bird Watching

Remarkable birds can be discovered just by looking out the window or by going for a stroll in the park. To help identify some of the more unusual birds you see take a copy of the National Geographic or Sibley field guide to the birds of Eastern North America or one of many other bird identifying books available at the library.

Food for Health - The China Study

Is there a connection between nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, cancer, obesity and , in fact, any other disease? "(...) you deserve to know the truth about food and why eating the right way can save your life. (...) you desrve to know that many of the common notions you have been told about food, health and disease are wrong" says dr.

Nation of Immigrants?

The University of Western Ontario's department of Psychology is organizing, in cooperation with the Library, the first Annual Lecture Series on Psychology: The Science of Being Human. This year's series is called Does grandmother really know best?-Putting folk psychology to the test and consists of  four lectures which will take place on

How to Write a Bestseller

This workshop will give you the inside scoop on what gives a novel best-selling potential. You’ll learn how to get readers emotionally involved in your story, how to raise tension, control pacing and keep your readers turning the pages. But you won't just hear about some of the best secrets of the trade - you'll learn how to apply them to give your own writing a sharp new edge.

Simple Steps to Emotional Freedom

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is an emotional form of acupuncture, without the use of needles.  The procedure is painless, uses no drugs, and often works where other therapies fail.  EFT can help you resolve trauma symptoms, PTSD, phobias, grief, anger, fears; as well as physical symptoms such as pain, headaches, asthma, etc.  EFT is the ultimate tool for tapping your way to total well being.  Come and learn how to release the pressure within you using acupressure and affirmation.  

Food for Health-The China Study

  Is there a connection between nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, obesity, cancer or, in fact, any other disease? "(...) you deserve to know the truth about food, and why eating the right way can save your life. (...)you deserve to know that many of the common notions you have been told about food, health and disease are wrong"says dr.

Student Summer Job Search

It's not even the middle of March yet, but it's already time to start thinking about Summer Jobs, that is. With the recent economic downturn, it's even more important now than ever for students to secure work before school's out. So mark Tuesday, March 17, 2009 on your calendar because

Herbert J. Ariss 1916-2009

On Friday February 27, 2009, Herbert Joshua Ariss passed away in his 93rd year at his residence in London, Ontario.
Herb Ariss was a key figure in developing and influencing London artists in the late 1950s and 60s when the London art scene was at its height.