Drop into the Film Theatre for a Storytime followed by some short films. Stream these films for free any time, any day with your RPL library card on Hoopla, Kanopy, and NFB.
As a young boy, Bao awoke early with his father to fish on the shores of a small pond in Minneapolis. Unlike many other anglers they fished for food, not recreation. A successful catch meant a fed family. A Different Pond offers a powerful, honest glimpse into a relationship between father and son – and between cultures, old and new.
Beauregard has always had big dreams to travel the world and see the sights but how could he do it if he’s scared to fly? With the help of a cardboard box and some amazing friends Beauregard goes on the adventure of a lifetime and realizes he’s actually pretty brave after all!
A unique, simplified retelling of Alice’s adventures in Wonderland that makes a wonderful introduction for young children to many of Lewis Carroll’s classic characters such as Alice and the White Rabbit, the Blue Caterpillar, Bill the Lizard and more.
Gustavo, the Shy Ghost, 09 min, 2015
Gustavo is good at all sorts of ghostly things like walking through walls and glowing in the dark and he loves nothing more than to play his violin but Gustavo is shy. Some things are harder to do like getting in line to buy eye scream or making friends with other monsters. What can he do to make others notice him and share with them something he loves?