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Exhibits Highlighting Toronto Public Library Special Collections

Destination Canada
May 20 - July 30, 2017

Vice & Virtue
February 11 - April 30, 2017

Once Upon a Time: Fairy Tales from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books
November 5, 2016 - January 22, 2017

The Art of Cartography
August 13 - October 16, 2016

The Changing Face of Toronto
May 14 - July 23, 2016

Special Collections: A to Z
February 20 - April 24, 2016

Maurice Sendak: 50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons
December 19, 2015 - January 31, 2016

John J. Audubon's Birds of America
September 26 - November 29, 2015
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Toronto's Sporting Past
July 4 - September 5, 2015
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Exposed: Highlights from the Toronto Star Photograph Archive
April 18 - June 14, 2015
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Freedom City: Uncovering Toronto’s Black History
January 31 - March 29, 2015
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Four Families, One War
November 1, 2014 - January 11, 2015
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Dreaming Big: Toronto’s Waterfront – 1852 to Tomorrow
August 9 - October 11, 2014
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Magnetic North: The Enduring Pull of the Arctic
May 17 - July 19, 2014
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Coffee, Beer and Mosh Pits
February 8 - April 27, 2014

The Gilded Age of Fashion: 1890-1914
October 19, 2013 to January 5, 2014
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Flight: A Thrilling History of an Idea
July 13 - September 22, 2013
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War Stories: Toronto and the War of 1812-14
March 30 - June 22, 2013
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Adventures with Sherlock Holmes
January 5 - March 10, 2013
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Royal Fanfare: An Exhibition of Rare Engravings, Photographs, and Royal Souvenirs
September 22 - December 2, 2012
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A Passion for History: The Legacy of James Bain
June 16 - September 1, 2012
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Capturing Canada on Paper and Canvas
January 31 - March 15, 2009
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Local Flavour: Eating in Toronto, 1830-1955
October 25, 2008 - January 11, 2009
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The Circus Comes to Town
July 19 - October 5, 2008
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From Hanga to Manga
April 19 - June 28, 2008

Art Under Cover
January 19 - March 30, 2008

Collected Works: A Public Legacy
October 20 - December 31, 2007
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Stage Struck: 100 years of the Royal Alex
July 21 - September 30, 2007

Toronto's Sanctuaries
Church Designs by Henry Langley

April 18 - June 30, 2007
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Picture Perfect!
An Exhibit of Canadian Picture Book Art

January 27 - April 1, 2007
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A Case of Considerable Interest: Treasures from the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection
October 18, 2006 - January 7, 2007
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Culture From the Ground Up:
An Exhibit of Toronto's Alternative Culture from the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s.

August 12 - September 30, 2006

Coming Together: A history of community, pride and resistance from the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives
May 20 - July, 2006

Setting the Stage: 20 Years of Design for Opera Atelier
February 9 - April 30, 2006
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Animals Are Allowed in the Library
November 12, 2005 - January 22, 2006
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Ten Days to Show the World, a celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)
August 27 - October 23, 2005

Group of Seven Style and Design
June 18 - August 6, 2005
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Canadians On Guard: the Home Front 1939-1945
April 9 - May 29, 2005
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Drawn-Out Stories: Art of Graphic Novels
January 22 - March 20, 2005

Frozen Ocean: Search for the Northwest Passage
October 2 - December 31, 2004
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Kabuki - Part 2: The Performance
July 17 - September 12, 2004
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Kabuki - Part 1: The Actors
May 8 - July 3, 2004
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Ontario History Quest
January 28 - April 18, 2004

Toronto Through the Lens
November 8, 2003 - January 11, 2004

Other Worlds: Get There From Here
August 22 - October 19, 2003

Toronto: A Place of Meeting II
May 17 - August 2, 2003
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Audubon Images on Stamps
February 22 - April 27, 2003
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Celebrating Sixty Years of Curious George:
The Art of H. A. and Margret Rey

December 7, 2002 - February 2, 2003

The Toronto Reference Library: The First 25 Years
October 5 - November 24, 2002

Toronto: A Place of Meeting I
June 29 - September 22, 2002
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This Magical Book: Movable Books for Children, 1771-2001
April 13 - June 9, 2002
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Ink Paper Lead, Board Leather Thread
January 19 - March 17, 2002

Footprints of the Hound
October 20 - December 29, 2001
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All Aboard Toronto: Railways and the Growth of the City
August 4 - October 7, 2001
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Doing Our Bit: Canadians and the Great War
October 31, 1998 - February 14, 1999