Live & Online Programs

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Upcoming Online Programs

  • Climate - Oliver Milman: The Insect Crisis

    Wed Aug 10, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Location: Online

    Acclaimed environmental journalist Oliver Milman shares his new book, The Insect Crisis: The Fall of the Tiny Empires That Run the World with host Anne Lagacé Dowson and discusses how collapsing insect populations worldwide t...

  • Anuradha Roy: The Earthspinner

    Tue Aug 16, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Location: Online

    Anuradha Roy joins us to discuss her new novel, The Earthspinner, in conversation with author Megha Majumdar. Sara is studying at a prestigious British university and seeks a reprise from her loneliness by practici...

  • Nahid Shahalimi: We Are Still Here

    Mon Aug 22, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Location: Online

    Afghan-Canadian activist, filmmaker, artist and author Nahid Shahalimi shares her new book We Are Still Here: Afghan Women on Courage, Freedom, and the Fight to Be Heard with host Sally Armstrong. One year after th...

  • Kaitlyn Tiffany: Everything I Need I Get From You

    Wed Aug 24, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Location: Online

    Journalist and author Kaitlyn Tiffany shares her new book Everything I Need I Get From You: How Fangirls Created the Internet as We Know It...

  • Paul Palango: 22 Murders

    Wed Aug 31, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Location: Online

    Veteran investigative journalist Paul Palango shares his new book 22 Murders: Investigating the Massacres, Cover-up and Obstacles to Justice i...

  • Marshwalk: A Guided Virtual Nature Stroll

    Wed Sep 14, 2022 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Location: Online

    Join in this virtual and interactive walk around a marsh! Your guide will point out plants along the way, and which animals use them for food or shelter. Learn about the different types of marshes found across Canada and why...

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Featured Program Series

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Pride Celebration

Join us for free 2SLGBTQ+ programs all year round. Browse our recommended reads, videos, podcasts and resources.

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Digital Innovation Classes

Ready to learn and create? Live interactive classes on web design, coding and more - from our Digital Innovation Hub and Pop-Up Learning Lab teams.

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Summer Wonder

Keep your child reading, discovering and exploring all summer long with fun programs and activities.

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Featured Videos

Storytime at Home

Fun virtual storytimes filled with great books, rhymes and songs. Watch anytime on YouTube and sing along!

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Kids 5 and under

One-osaurus, Two-osaurus

Nine dinosaurs are playing a sing-song rendition of hide-and-seek — but something isn't adding up.

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Kids 5 and under

Wow! Said the Owl

A curious little owl decides to stay awake to find out how the things he sees at night look during the daytime.

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Kids 5 and under

Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao

Amy is determined to make a perfect dumpling like her parents and grandmother do, but hers are always too empty, too full, or not pinched together properly.

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