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The Middle Ages in Books for Children

Come and be dazzled by the middle ages and see the exhibit of children’s books and art celebrating medieval history, tales and legends. September 14 – December 7 Mon. to Fri from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.-6 Saturday from 9:00 … Continue reading

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Incredible Journeys

View the Osborne Collection’s exhibit of children’s books and art celebrating travel. Come and explore amazing destinations and modes of  transport, from Gulliver’s Travels and Around the World in Eighty Days to  Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang and The Jolly Jump-Ups Journey Through Space. … Continue reading

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10th Albert Lahmer Memorial Lecture: Ann Montanaro Staples

The 10th Albert Lahmer Memorial Lecture is themed “Pop-Ups, Wheels, Tabs, and Flaps: Bringing Motion to Books” and features Ann Montanaro Staples who will present an illustrated talk on the history of pop-ups. She is the founder and director of … Continue reading

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Fold, Cut, Repeat: A Night with paper engineer Matthew Reinhart

The fold, cut, and repeat night with New York Times best-selling author Matthew Reinhart on Thursday November 29th, 2012 was a huge success. He talked about the process of how he created his popular pop-up books including his most recent … Continue reading

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Tales of the Tiger: Children’s Stories from India and Neighbouring Countries

Join us for a roaring spring exhibit that celebrates children’s books and book art retold from the times of the ancient Panchatantra through to the beautiful stories of today.  Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books 4th floor, 239 College Street … Continue reading

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Yes, there are Fairy Tales

The fairy tales can be found at the Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books. Check out the “Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm”. They are  a collection of beautiful books on display in the exhibit “The House in the Wood: … Continue reading

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Sixth Annual Sybille Pantazzi Lecture

The sixth annual Sybille Pantazzi lectures features New York Times best selling author and pop-up book artist, Matthew Reinhart. His most recent works include: DC super heroes: The ultimate pop-up book 1st ed. Encyclopedia mythologica: Dragons & monsters 1st ed Gods … Continue reading

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25th Helen E. Stubbs Memorial Lecture

Dr. Maria Tatar, Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures and of Folklore and Mythology at Harvard University, and author of many books speaks on the 200th anniversary of the publication of Grimms’ “Kinder- und Hausmärchen” (Children’s and Household Tales). Dr. … Continue reading

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The House in the Woods: Magical Tales of the Brothers Grimm

Shall we nibble at the witch’s candy cottage or perhaps spin straw into gold? Maybe we can climb the glass mountain! Join us for an enchanting exhibit of children’s books and art, marking the 200th anniversary of  The Brothers Grimm … Continue reading

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Meet the Beetles…

No – this is not the singing sensation, but it’s a creepy and crawly sensation. Join us for this special ongoing event running from Saturday June 16, 2012 to Saturday September 1, 2012 at the Lillian H. Smith Branch.   … Continue reading

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