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Read our Fall 2018 Newsletter

The Fall 2018 issue of The Gryphon is now online.

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2014 Lecture Podcasts

We are pleased to offer links to the podcasts of our 2014 lectures. Linda Granfield delivers the 27th Helen E. Stubbs Memorial Lecture, “Marching in Quick Time” Thursday October 23, 2014, 8 p.m., the Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books, … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Events

Thursday, October 18, 2018 The 12th annual Sybille Pantazzi Memorial Lecture Sydney Smith: Small in the City: Building a Picture Book Governor General’s Award-winning children’s book artist Sydney Smith will use his forthcoming book Small in the City to discuss … Continue reading

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Research at Osborne

We welcome contributions of articles from new and established scholars in the field of children’s literature. Please contact Leslie McGrath, lmcgrath@torontopubliclibrary.ca for details. Research at Osborne

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The Walker Legacy: inspiring leadership in the matter of art

The LAMPS Newsletter, December 1919   Brian Walker, Gillian Marwick, Peter Walker   On September 18, 2014, the Friends of the Osborne Collection hosted a reception to mark the opening of “Lest We Forget: War in Books for Young Readers,” … Continue reading

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An evening with author and storyteller Jan Andrews

Please join us for the 12th Albert Lahmer Memorial Lecture Thursday March 19, 2015 8 p.m., Community Room, Lillian H. Smith branch (admission is free) An evening with author and storyteller Jan Andrews Into the Darkness and Out: Dreams of … Continue reading

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Who we are

The Friends of the Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books, established in 1966, is generally believed the oldest Library Friends Group in North America. Its current membership at 500+, spans the globe and includes a British Chapter, the Children’s Books … Continue reading

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