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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, Sep 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Sep 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Sep 19 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Sep 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Sep 21 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Sep 22 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Sep 23 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Upcoming events

Children's Program Room
Wed, Sep 19, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for 12-23 months old + adult caregivers.

Holland Room
Wed, Sep 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
A stimulating talk for people with memory loss.
Registration is now closed

Builders Room
Wed, Sep 19, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Explore - Discover - Invent - Create

Ron Ness Training Room
Wed, Sep 19, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Design real things that come out of a 3D printer.

Shoreline Room
Wed, Sep 19, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
A Burlington Reads Special Event

Children's Program Room
Thu, Sep 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for ages 24-35 months + adult caregiver.

Builders Room
Thu, Sep 20, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Work on your own laser cutting & vinyl projects.

Children's Program Room
Thu, Sep 20, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn to write scripts for a one act stage play.
Registration is now closed

Ron Ness Training Room
Thu, Sep 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Organize information using spreadsheets.
This event is full

Ron Ness Training Room
Fri, Sep 21, 9:00am - 4:30pm
If you are a newcomer and need help getting settled.

Builders Room
Fri, Sep 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Skill building activities for ages 1 to 5 + caregiver.

Children's Program Room
Fri, Sep 21, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Lorax (2012)

Centennial Hall
Sat, Sep 22, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Binge-watch Season One

Builders Room
Sat, Sep 22, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Work on your own sewing projects.

Sat, Sep 22, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Swap your vinyl records and movies.

Outside Ideaworks
Sat, Sep 22, 10:00am - 11:30am
A social meet-up for fibre enthusiasts.

Children's Area
Sat, Sep 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Enjoy stories & songs together.

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

Children's Program Room
Sat, Sep 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Discovering the world around us.

Holland Room
Sat, Sep 22, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
A film in honour of World Alzheimer's Day

Children's Program Room
Mon, Sep 24, 10:00am - 10:30am
For kids ages 3-5 capable of sitting on their own.

Outside Ideaworks
Mon, Sep 24, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Explore the deepest ocean or battle space robots! Ages 13 and under must bring an adult.

Builders Room
Mon, Sep 24, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Work on your own laser cutting & vinyl projects.

Children's Program Room
Tue, Sep 25, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for ages 4 to 12 months + adult caregivers.

Ron Ness Training Room
Tue, Sep 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Use Scratch to learn coding basics.
Registration is now closed

Children's Program Room
Tue, Sep 25, 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Building & encouraging mindful habits in kids.

Ron Ness Training Room
Tue, Sep 25, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Use Scratch to learn coding basics.
Registration is now closed

Outside Ideaworks
Tue, Sep 25, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
A social meet-up for fibre enthusiasts.

Centennial Hall
Tue, Sep 25, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
With Halton Regional Police Service.

Holland Room
Wed, Sep 26, 9:30am - 11:00am
Learn positive eating habits for life.Register

Children's Program Room
Wed, Sep 26, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for 12-23 months old + adult caregivers.

Builders Room
Wed, Sep 26, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Explore - Discover - Invent - Create

Wed, Sep 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
With Emmy Award-winning executive producer, John Weber

Children's Program Room
Thu, Sep 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for ages 24-35 months + adult caregiver.

Builders Room
Thu, Sep 27, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Work on your own laser cutting & vinyl projects.

Centennial Hall
Thu, Sep 27, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
All the President's Men (1976)

Children's Program Room
Thu, Sep 27, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn to write scripts for a one act stage play.

Ron Ness Training Room
Thu, Sep 27, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Increase your proficiency using this popular software.
This event is full

Builders Room
Thu, Sep 27, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
How to embellish fabric items using our machine.
This event is full

Ron Ness Training Room
Fri, Sep 28, 10:00am - 1:00pm
What you need to know about taking the test.

Builders Room
Fri, Sep 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
Skill building activities for ages 1 to 5 + caregiver.

Ron Ness Training Room
Fri, Sep 28, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
If you are a newcomer and need help getting settled.

Children's Program Room
Fri, Sep 28, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)

Sat, Sep 29, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Culture Days @BPL - hands-on art activity.

Builders Room
Sat, Sep 29, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Work on your own sewing projects.

Outside Ideaworks
Sat, Sep 29, 10:00am - 11:30am
A social meet-up for fibre enthusiasts.

Sat, Sep 29, 10:30am - 11:15am
Get an insider's look at the library during Doors Open Burlington.

Sat, Sep 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Culture Days @BPL with Fay & Fluffy

Sat, Sep 29, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Culture Days @BPL - temporary body art for everyone.

Sat, Sep 29, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Meet local cultural groups at Culture Days @BPL

Sat, Sep 29, 11:30am - 12:15pm
Get an insider's look at the library during Doors Open Burlington.

Builders Room
Sat, Sep 29, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn the basics of laser cutting & engraving.
This event is full

Outside Ideaworks
Sat, Sep 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Let's drum together at Culture Days @BPL

Children's Program Room
Sat, Sep 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Discovering the world around us.

Sat, Sep 29, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Get an insider's look at the library during Doors Open Burlington.

Sat, Sep 29, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Get an insider's look at the library during Doors Open Burlington.

Children's Program Room
Mon, Oct 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
For kids ages 3-5 capable of sitting on their own.

Outside Ideaworks
Mon, Oct 01, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Explore the deepest ocean or battle space robots! Ages 13 and under must bring an adult.

Builders Room
Mon, Oct 01, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Work on your own laser cutting & vinyl projects.

Frank Rose Room
Tue, Oct 02, 10:00am - 11:00am
Discover your next favourite book!
Registration is now closed

Children's Program Room
Tue, Oct 02, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for ages 4 to 12 months + adult caregivers.

Ron Ness Training Room
Tue, Oct 02, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Use Scratch to learn coding basics.
Registration is now closed

Children's Program Room
Tue, Oct 02, 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Building & encouraging mindful habits in kids.

Ron Ness Training Room
Tue, Oct 02, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Use Scratch to learn coding basics.
Registration is now closed

Outside Ideaworks
Tue, Oct 02, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
A social meet-up for fibre enthusiasts.

Holland Room
Wed, Oct 03, 9:30am - 11:00am
Learn positive eating habits for life.Register

Children's Program Room
Wed, Oct 03, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for 12-23 months old + adult caregivers.

Builders Room
Wed, Oct 03, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Explore - Discover - Invent - Create

Children's Program Room
Wed, Oct 03, 4:30pm - 4:50pm
Read aloud to a dog!
This event is full

Children's Program Room
Wed, Oct 03, 5:00pm - 5:20pm
Read aloud to a dog!
This event is full

Centennial Hall
Wed, Oct 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Presented by Ray Nakano

Children's Program Room
Wed, Oct 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn how to use our 3D printer.

Children's Program Room
Thu, Oct 04, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for ages 24-35 months + adult caregiver.

Builders Room
Thu, Oct 04, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Work on your own laser cutting & vinyl projects.

Centennial Hall
Thu, Oct 04, 2:15pm - 4:00pm
Dystopia or Utopia? (Books with a dystopian slant)

Ron Ness Training Room
Thu, Oct 04, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Create and format charts and tables.
This event is full

Children's Program Room
Thu, Oct 04, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn to write scripts for a one act stage play.

Ron Ness Training Room
Fri, Oct 05, 9:00am - 4:30pm
If you are a newcomer and need help getting settled.

Builders Room
Fri, Oct 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Dress for mess and learn as you go!

Children's Program Room
Fri, Oct 05, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Despicable Me (2010)

Builders Room
Sat, Oct 06, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Work on your own sewing projects.

Outside Ideaworks
Sat, Oct 06, 10:00am - 11:30am
A social meet-up for fibre enthusiasts.

Children's Area
Sat, Oct 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Enjoy stories & songs together.

Builders Room
Sat, Oct 06, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Work on your own laser cutting & vinyl projects.

Children's Program Room
Sat, Oct 06, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Discovering the world around us.

Children's Program Room
Tue, Oct 09, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for ages 4 to 12 months + adult caregivers.

Centennial Hall
Tue, Oct 09, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Beethoven & Mozart with Abigail Richardson-Schulte

Ron Ness Training Room
Tue, Oct 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Use Scratch to learn coding basics.
Registration is now closed

Children's Program Room
Tue, Oct 09, 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Building & encouraging mindful habits in kids.

Ron Ness Training Room
Tue, Oct 09, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Use Scratch to learn coding basics.
Registration is now closed

Outside Ideaworks
Tue, Oct 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
A social meet-up for fibre enthusiasts.

Holland Room
Wed, Oct 10, 9:30am - 11:00am
Learn positive eating habits for life.Register

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

Canceled
Wed, Oct 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Get started researching your family tree.

Builders Room
Wed, Oct 10, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Explore - Discover - Invent - Create

Children's Program Room
Wed, Oct 10, 4:30pm - 4:50pm
Read aloud to a dog!
This event is full

Children's Program Room
Wed, Oct 10, 5:00pm - 5:20pm
Read aloud to a dog!
This event is full

Centennial Hall
Wed, Oct 10, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
I, Tonya (2017)

Children's Program Room
Thu, Oct 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for ages 24-35 months + adult caregiver.

Builders Room
Thu, Oct 11, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Work on your own laser cutting & vinyl projects.

Centennial Hall
Thu, Oct 11, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
The Manchurian Candidate (1962; PG-13)

Centennial Hall
Thu, Oct 11, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
They Left Us Everything by Plum Johnson

Children's Program Room
Thu, Oct 11, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn to write scripts for a one act stage play.

Ron Ness Training Room
Thu, Oct 11, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Create effective & attractive visual presentations.
This event is full

Ron Ness Training Room
Fri, Oct 12, 9:00am - 4:30pm
If you are a newcomer and need help getting settled.

Builders Room
Fri, Oct 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
Dress for mess and learn as you go!

Children's Program Room
Fri, Oct 12, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Despicable Me 2 (2013)

Builders Room
Sat, Oct 13, 9:30am - 4:30pm
Experience all of the equipment our makerspace has to offer.

Outside Ideaworks
Sat, Oct 13, 10:00am - 11:30am
A social meet-up for fibre enthusiasts.

Children's Area
Sat, Oct 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Enjoy stories & songs together.

Children's Program Room
Sat, Oct 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Discovering the world around us.

Centennial Hall
Sun, Oct 14, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
The Breadwinner (2017)

Children's Program Room
Mon, Oct 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
For kids ages 3-5 capable of sitting on their own.

Centennial Hall
Mon, Oct 15, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Join new Canadians as they take the oath of Citizenship

Outside Ideaworks
Mon, Oct 15, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Explore the deepest ocean or battle space robots! Ages 13 and under must bring an adult.

Builders Room
Mon, Oct 15, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Work on your own laser cutting & vinyl projects.

Children's Program Room
Mon, Oct 15, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Working on your family tree?
This event is full

Frank Rose Room
Mon, Oct 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Discover your next favourite book!
Registration is now closed

Children's Program Room
Tue, Oct 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for ages 4 to 12 months + adult caregivers.

Ron Ness Training Room
Tue, Oct 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Use Scratch to learn coding basics.
Registration is now closed

Children's Program Room
Tue, Oct 16, 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Building & encouraging mindful habits in kids.

Ron Ness Training Room
Tue, Oct 16, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Use Scratch to learn coding basics.
Registration is now closed

Centennial Hall
Tue, Oct 16, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Climate change, its impacts and actions you can take.

Outside Ideaworks
Tue, Oct 16, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
A social meet-up for fibre enthusiasts.

Holland Room
Wed, Oct 17, 9:30am - 11:00am
Learn positive eating habits for life.Register

Children's Program Room
Wed, Oct 17, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for 12-23 months old + adult caregivers.

Builders Room
Wed, Oct 17, 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Explore - Discover - Invent - Create

Children's Program Room
Wed, Oct 17, 4:30pm - 4:50pm
Read aloud to a dog!
This event is full

Children's Program Room
Wed, Oct 17, 5:00pm - 5:20pm
Read aloud to a dog!
This event is full

Children's Program Room
Thu, Oct 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime for ages 24-35 months + adult caregiver.

Builders Room
Thu, Oct 18, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Work on your own laser cutting & vinyl projects.

Children's Program Room
Thu, Oct 18, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Learn to write scripts for a one act stage play.

Ron Ness Training Room
Thu, Oct 18, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
An overview of main word processing features.
This event is full

Builders Room
Thu, Oct 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Gain volunteer experience and serve our community.

Centennial Hall
Thu, Oct 18, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
A preview of their upcoming season.

Ron Ness Training Room
Fri, Oct 19, 9:00am - 4:30pm
If you are a newcomer and need help getting settled.

Builders Room
Fri, Oct 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Dress for mess and learn as you go!

Builders Room
Fri, Oct 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn the basics of laser cutting & engraving.
This event is full