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Celebrating three years of the Michele Larose-Osler Library Artist-in-Residence Programme

Details of notes and drawings created during the residency. Credit: Caroline Boileau, 2018.

  On 7 February 2019, the Osler Library will host a vernissage to mark the opening of an exhibit by 2018 Larose-Osler Artist-in-Residence Caroline Boileau, “Corps qui hantent d’autres corps.” Boileau is the third artist selected for the residency, and

“My friend has a manuscript. Will you read it?” and other FAQs

Vintage Anansi Pin

by Janet Blachford, Past President, Friends of the McGill Library Sarah MacLachlan’s 2015 Hugh MacLennan Memorial Lecture, given with expert knowledge, many photographs, and easy humour to a full house in Leacock 232, centred on the history of the House of

McLennan: Upstairs/Downstairs

Image: Looking down from the McLennan stairs

Special blog post by Robin Clark, Student Marketing Projects Assistant, McGill Library & Archives Working in the library as a McGill Work Study student has been a very interesting experience. To be perfectly honest, I did not know what to

Recent public lecture given by Alberto Manguel now available online

On Tuesday, October 14, at 6pm in the Birks Reading Room, McGill visiting scholar Alberto Manguel gave a special public lecture titled “Sherlock Holmes in Buenos Aires: Borges & the detective story”. The lecture can now be viewed on the

Centraide Used Book & DVD Sale

Help McGill Library raise funds for Centraide of Greater Montréal! Some statistics: 27% of the population of Greater Montreal is poor (lives under the low-income threshold). In Greater Montreal, one in three children under 15 years of age is poor.

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