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Food for Thought: Riddles and Riddling Ways Exhibit

Explore different mealtime riddle practices in this curated exhibit of items from McGill’s Collections and beyond, and the way games, puzzles and play both educate and entertain. One way to connect with family and friends is over a meal or …

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Orientation Now & Then

Library table at Discover McGill (Molson Stadium), 2019

Orientation activities at McGill Library come in all shapes and sizes. Over the years the Library has participated in “meet & greets”, tours, workshops, scavenger hunts, tabling events, ice cream socials, service fairs, games, photo booths…even physical exhibits for war …

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Virtual Puzzles: Winter fun & a splash of colour to ring in 2021

Outdoor activities are front and center this holiday break. If you are looking for a fun way to stay warm after an afternoon of sledding or skiing, try your hand at solving these jigsaw puzzles featuring vintage images courtesy of …

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Every Stamp a Story: Exhibition Opening & Lecture

Hedgehog Stamp, Guernsey, 1994.

January 12, 2017 Lecture by David M. Lank CM, F.R.S.A., F.R.C.G.S. In its first event of the year, the Friends of the McGill Library presented David Lank, Director Emeritus of the Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies at McGill, who gave …

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Exhibit: Voltaire: A sampling from the J. Patrick Lee Collection

McGill Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections will launch an exhibit titled “Voltaire: A Sampling of the J. Patrick Lee Collection” at McGill’s Open House on Sunday, Oct. 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., to celebrate the acquisition belonging …

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COVID-19 | Latest information

All library branches closed until further notice. Access to e-resources and virtual services continue.
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