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The Handmaid's Tale from Book to Screen

2018-09-26 19:00:00 2018-09-26 20:00:00 America/New_York The Handmaid's Tale from Book to Screen Central

Wednesday, September 26
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2018-09-26 19:00:00 2018-09-26 20:00:00 America/New_York The Handmaid's Tale from Book to Screen With Emmy Award-winning executive producer, John Weber Central

With Emmy Award-winning executive producer, John Weber

Emmy Award-winning executive producer, John Weber explores the process of adapting the acclaimed novel by Margaret Atwood into a multi-episode/multi season TV show including all aspects of production, financing, design, costuming, and the creative process.

Get a behind the scenes glimpse of how visual effects and post-production transform local GTHA shooting locations into dystopian New England.

Limited swag giveaways and a raffle for a chance to win a set tour!

First come, first seated. 

TAGS: | Movies | Books & Writing |

Central

Phone: 905.639.3611
Branch manager
Amanda Freeman

Hours
Mon, Nov 12 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Nov 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Nov 14 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Nov 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Nov 16 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Nov 17 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Nov 18 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Upcoming events

Ron Ness Training Room
Fri, Nov 16, 9:00am - 4:30pm
If you are a newcomer and need help getting settled.

Builders Room
Fri, Nov 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Skill building activities for ages 1 to 5 + caregiver.

Builders Room
Fri, Nov 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn the basics of laser cutting & engraving.
This event is full

Children's Program Room
Fri, Nov 16, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Finding Dory (2016)

Builders Room
Sat, Nov 17, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Work on your own sewing projects.

Outside Ideaworks
Sat, Nov 17, 10:00am - 11:30am
A social meet-up for fibre enthusiasts.

Ron Ness Training Room
Sat, Nov 17, 10:00am - 11:30am
Come and design a robotic arm with our Maker-in-Residence
Registration is now closed

Children's Area
Sat, Nov 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Enjoy stories & songs together.

Children's Area
Sat, Nov 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bucket Drumming with Hilary Whiskin

Builders Room
Sat, Nov 17, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Work on your own laser cutting & vinyl projects.

Children's Program Room
Sat, Nov 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Discovering the world around us.

Children's Program Room
Mon, Nov 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
For kids ages 3-5 capable of sitting on their own.

Outside Ideaworks
Mon, Nov 19, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Explore the deepest ocean or battle space robots! Ages 13 and under must bring an adult.

Builders Room
Mon, Nov 19, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Work on your own laser cutting & vinyl projects.

Children's Program Room
Mon, Nov 19, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Discover your next favourite book!
Registration is now closed

Holland Room
Tue, Nov 20, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Live well with chronic health conditions.Register

Children's Program Room
Tue, Nov 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for ages 4 to 12 months + adult caregivers.

Rescheduled
Tue, Nov 20, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
New date Tuesday, November 20, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
National Novel Writing Month Challenge support.

Holland Room
Tue, Nov 20, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
National Novel Writing Month Challenge support.

Children's Program Room
Tue, Nov 20, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Listen to a novel we've chosen together.

Builders Room
Tue, Nov 20, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to sew using a serger.
This event is full

Centennial Hall
Tue, Nov 20, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Presented by Museums of Burlington

Outside Ideaworks
Tue, Nov 20, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
A social meet-up for fibre enthusiasts.

Children's Program Room
Tue, Nov 20, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Connect with other local makers and get inspired.

Children's Program Room
Wed, Nov 21, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for 12-23 months old + adult caregivers.

Builders Room
Wed, Nov 21, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Explore - Discover - Invent - Create

Children's Program Room
Wed, Nov 21, 4:30pm - 4:50pm
Read aloud to a dog!
This event is full

Children's Program Room
Wed, Nov 21, 5:00pm - 5:20pm
Read aloud to a dog!
This event is full

Builders Room
Wed, Nov 21, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Work on your own maker projects.

Children's Program Room
Wed, Nov 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn how to use our 3D printer.

Children's Program Room
Thu, Nov 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for ages 24-35 months + adult caregiver.

Builders Room
Thu, Nov 22, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Work on your own laser cutting & vinyl projects.

Centennial Hall
Thu, Nov 22, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
And We Knew How to Dance (1994) & Front Lines (2008)

Ron Ness Training Room
Thu, Nov 22, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Create and format charts and tables.
This event is full

Ron Ness Training Room
Fri, Nov 23, 9:00am - 4:30pm
If you are a newcomer and need help getting settled.

Builders Room
Fri, Nov 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Skill building activities for ages 1 to 5 + caregiver.

Outside Ideaworks
Fri, Nov 23, 10:00am - 2:00pm
We're wild for the animal kingdom!

Builders Room
Fri, Nov 23, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Drop-in and check out what Harrison's working on.

Children's Program Room
Fri, Nov 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ratatouille (2007)

Builders Room
Sat, Nov 24, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Work on your own sewing projects.

Outside Ideaworks
Sat, Nov 24, 10:00am - 11:30am
A social meet-up for fibre enthusiasts.

Ron Ness Training Room
Sat, Nov 24, 10:00am - 11:30am
Come and design a robotic arm with our Maker-in-Residence
Registration is now closed

Children's Area
Sat, Nov 24, 10:30am - 11:00am
Enjoy stories & songs together.

Builders Room
Sat, Nov 24, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn the basics of laser cutting & engraving.
This event is full

Children's Program Room
Sat, Nov 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Discovering the world around us.

Centennial Hall
Sun, Nov 25, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Mary Poppins (1964)

Builders Room
Sun, Nov 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Hands-on making, digital fabrication & electronics

Children's Program Room
Mon, Nov 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
For kids ages 3-5 capable of sitting on their own.

Outside Ideaworks
Mon, Nov 26, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Explore the deepest ocean or battle space robots! Ages 13 and under must bring an adult.

Builders Room
Mon, Nov 26, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Work on your own laser cutting & vinyl projects.

Holland Room
Tue, Nov 27, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Live well with chronic health conditions.Register

Children's Program Room
Tue, Nov 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for ages 4 to 12 months + adult caregivers.

Centennial Hall
Tue, Nov 27, 10:00am - 12:00pm
With guest speaker Richard T. Howitt, Q.C.

Centennial Hall
Tue, Nov 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Norma Shephard Talk & Exhibit

Rescheduled
Tue, Nov 27, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
New date Tuesday, November 27, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
National Novel Writing Month Challenge support.

Holland Room
Tue, Nov 27, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
National Novel Writing Month Challenge support.

Children's Program Room
Tue, Nov 27, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Listen to a novel we've chosen together.

Builders Room
Tue, Nov 27, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Learn how to sew using a serger.
This event is full

Outside Ideaworks
Tue, Nov 27, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
A social meet-up for fibre enthusiasts.

Children's Program Room
Wed, Nov 28, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for 12-23 months old + adult caregivers.

Centennial Hall
Wed, Nov 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Beautiful Scars by Tom Wilson

Builders Room
Wed, Nov 28, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Explore - Discover - Invent - Create

Children's Program Room
Wed, Nov 28, 4:30pm - 4:50pm
Read aloud to a dog!
This event is full

Children's Program Room
Wed, Nov 28, 5:00pm - 5:20pm
Read aloud to a dog!
This event is full

Builders Room
Wed, Nov 28, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Work on your own maker projects.

Holland Room
Wed, Nov 28, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Living Well on Retirement Income
This event is full

Centennial Hall
Wed, Nov 28, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
with Paul Sparrow of Burlington Photoworkshops

Children's Program Room
Thu, Nov 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for ages 24-35 months + adult caregiver.

Builders Room
Thu, Nov 29, 10:30am - 12:00pm
How to embellish fabric items using our machine.
This event is full

Builders Room
Thu, Nov 29, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Work on your own laser cutting & vinyl projects.

Ron Ness Training Room
Thu, Nov 29, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Geared to small business entrepreneurs.
This event is full

Builders Room
Fri, Nov 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Skill building activities for ages 1 to 5 + caregiver.

Ron Ness Training Room
Fri, Nov 30, 10:00am - 1:00pm
What you need to know about taking the test.

Ron Ness Training Room
Fri, Nov 30, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
If you are a newcomer and need help getting settled.

Builders Room
Fri, Nov 30, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Drop-in and check out what Harrison's working on.

Children's Program Room
Fri, Nov 30, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Frozen (2013)

Builders Room
Sat, Dec 01, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Work on your own maker projects.

Ron Ness Training Room
Sat, Dec 01, 10:00am - 11:30am
Come and design a robotic arm with our Maker-in-Residence
Registration is now closed

Outside Ideaworks
Sat, Dec 01, 10:00am - 11:30am
A social meet-up for fibre enthusiasts.

Children's Area
Sat, Dec 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Enjoy stories & songs together.

Children's Program Room
Sat, Dec 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
With McMaster Child & Youth University (MCYU) in the City

Builders Room
Sat, Dec 01, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Work on your own maker projects.

Children's Program Room
Mon, Dec 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for ages 4 to 12 months + adult caregivers.

Builders Room
Mon, Dec 03, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Work on your own maker projects.

Ron Ness Training Room
Tue, Dec 04, 9:30am - 11:30am
Monthly Ontario Disability Support Program info session

Children's Program Room
Tue, Dec 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for 12-23 months old + adult caregivers.

Children's Program Room
Tue, Dec 04, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Listen to a novel we've chosen together.

Children's Program Room
Tue, Dec 04, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Connect with other local makers and get inspired.

Outside Ideaworks
Tue, Dec 04, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
A social meet-up for fibre enthusiasts.

Children's Program Room
Wed, Dec 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
For kids ages 3-5 capable of sitting on their own.

Builders Room
Wed, Dec 05, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Explore - Discover - Invent - Create

Builders Room
Wed, Dec 05, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Work on your own maker projects.

Centennial Hall
Wed, Dec 05, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017)

Children's Program Room
Thu, Dec 06, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for ages 24-35 months + adult caregiver.

Builders Room
Thu, Dec 06, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Work on your own maker projects.

Ron Ness Training Room
Thu, Dec 06, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Get started using a computer.
Registration opens Friday, November 16 2018 at 9:00am

Centennial Hall
Thu, Dec 06, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Christmas Delights
Registration opens Friday, November 16 2018 at 9:00am

Ron Ness Training Room
Fri, Dec 07, 9:30am - 4:30pm
If you are a newcomer and need help getting settled.

Builders Room
Fri, Dec 07, 10:00am - 11:00am
Explore, make, and create together!

Builders Room
Fri, Dec 07, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Drop-in and check out what Harrison's working on.

Builders Room
Sat, Dec 08, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Work on your own maker projects.

Ron Ness Training Room
Sat, Dec 08, 10:00am - 11:30am
Come and design a robotic arm with our Maker-in-Residence
Registration is now closed

Outside Ideaworks
Sat, Dec 08, 10:00am - 11:30am
A social meet-up for fibre enthusiasts.

Children's Area
Sat, Dec 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Enjoy stories & songs together.

Builders Room
Sat, Dec 08, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Work on your own maker projects.

Centennial Hall
Sun, Dec 09, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

Sun, Dec 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
A Burlington Reads Special Event

Children's Program Room
Mon, Dec 10, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for ages 4 to 12 months + adult caregivers.

Builders Room
Mon, Dec 10, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Work on your own maker projects.

Children's Program Room
Mon, Dec 10, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Working on your family tree?
Registration opens Friday, November 16 2018 at 9:00am

Centennial Hall
Mon, Dec 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Charles Dickens' original 1843 novella

Children's Program Room
Tue, Dec 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for 12-23 months old + adult caregivers.

Centennial Hall
Tue, Dec 11, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Becoming Santa (2011)

Children's Program Room
Tue, Dec 11, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Listen to a novel we've chosen together.

Tue, Dec 11, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
A social meet-up for fibre enthusiasts.

Children's Program Room
Wed, Dec 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
For kids ages 3-5 capable of sitting on their own.

Builders Room
Wed, Dec 12, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Explore - Discover - Invent - Create

Holland Room
Wed, Dec 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
With Sarah Brodie from Arterie
Registration opens Friday, November 16 2018 at 9:00am

Builders Room
Wed, Dec 12, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Work on your own maker projects.

Centennial Hall
Wed, Dec 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
An annual family favourite!
Registration opens Friday, November 16 2018 at 9:00am

Children's Program Room
Thu, Dec 13, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for ages 24-35 months + adult caregiver.

Builders Room
Thu, Dec 13, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Work on your own maker projects.

Centennial Hall
Thu, Dec 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
A Christmas Carol (2009)

Ron Ness Training Room
Thu, Dec 13, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
An overview of main word processing features.
Registration opens Friday, November 16 2018 at 9:00am

Ron Ness Training Room
Fri, Dec 14, 9:30am - 4:30pm
If you are a newcomer and need help getting settled.

Builders Room
Fri, Dec 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Explore, make, and create together!

Builders Room
Fri, Dec 14, 1:30pm - 5:30pm
Drop-in and check out what Harrison's working on.

Builders Room
Sat, Dec 15, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Work on your own maker projects.

Ron Ness Training Room
Sat, Dec 15, 10:00am - 11:30am
Come and design a robotic arm with our Maker-in-Residence
Registration is now closed

Outside Ideaworks
Sat, Dec 15, 10:00am - 11:30am
A social meet-up for fibre enthusiasts.

Children's Area
Sat, Dec 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Enjoy stories & songs together.

Sat, Dec 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Gentle exercise for all ages.

Builders Room
Sat, Dec 15, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Work on your own maker projects.