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A Very Gorey Birthday Party: An Osborne Collection Show and Tell

Thu, Feb 22, 2024 at 6:30 PM

60 min


Lillian H. Smith

Osborne Collection - Reading Room

Celebrate the life of and work of writer-illustrator Edward Gorey (1925 - 2000) with the Osborne Collection. In honour of Edward Gorey's 99th birthday, we have gathered some of his weird and wonderful creations for a show and tell presentation. Explore original artworks, rare books and unique objects from Gorey's career. 

This event will be held in the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, on the 4th floor of the Lillian H. Smith Branch. Doors open at 6:15 pm and the talk starts at 6:30 pm.

No registration is required. Everyone is welcome.

Questions about the program? Phone 416-393-7753 or email us at

Toronto Public Library is committed to accessibility. Please call or email us if you are Deaf or have a disability and would like to request accommodation to participate in this program. Please let us know as far in advance as possible and we will do our best to meet your request. At least three weeks' notice is preferred. Phone 416-393-7099 or email


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