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All Library branches closed for Victoria Day and Fête de Dollard

Mon, 2017-05-22 00:00 - Tue, 2017-05-23 08:00

Please note that all Library branches will be closed on Monday, May 22, 2014.

For information on Library opening and service hours, please consult our branch listing here.

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Exhibit: Mapping 375 years of Progress. Rare Montreal maps from 1556 to 1946

Thu, 2017-05-11 (All day) - Mon, 2017-05-22 (All day)
McLennan Library Building : McLennan-Redpath Bridge, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

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In celebration of the city’s 375th anniversary of Montreal, Collection Services will be showcasing digitized Montreal rare maps held by our Rare Books and Special Collections from May 11-22.

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Lecture: Professor Peter F. McNally on the work of Robert Reid

Mon, 2017-05-15 16:00 - 18:00
McLennan Library Building : 4th Floor, Rare Books and Special Collections, Colgate Room, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

The McGill Library is pleased to present a lecture in conjunction with the ongoing exhibition of the work of innovative designer, Robert R. Reid. 

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The Friends of the McGill Library 2017 Hugh MacLennan Lecture with Charlotte Gray

Thu, 2017-04-27 17:30 - 19:30
Gelber Law Library : Moot Court, Room 100. Please use the entrance to the Nahum Gelber Law Library and follow the signs to the Moot Court down the hallway to your left, 3660 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

The Friends of the McGill Library present the 2017 Hugh MacLennan Lecture in partnership with the Blue Metropolis Literary Festival

Charlotte Gray: A Personal Portrait of Canada at 150

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Robert R. Reid: Designer/ Typographer: a Pan-Canadian 90th Birthday Celebration

Mon, 2017-04-10 (All day) - Thu, 2017-08-31 (All day)
McLennan Library Building : 4th floor, Reading Room, Rare Books and Special Collections, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

The McGill Library is pleased to present an innovative exhibit on the work of Robert Reid, including over 20 book designs and a selection from more than 250 pieces of job printing viewable on a Touch Table.

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Exhibition: Building Canada: One Law at a Time

Mon, 2017-02-20 (All day) - Sat, 2017-12-23 (All day)
Gelber Law Library : 3660 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Canadian confederation, when the British North America Act of 1867 created the Dominion of Canada by unifying the colonies of Province of Canada (Upper and Lower Canada that will later become Ontario and Quebec)

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Exhibition: Vaccination: Fame, Fear and Controversy, 1798-1998

Mon, 2017-01-16 (All day) - Thu, 2017-08-31 (All day)
McIntyre Medical Building : Osler Library of the History of Medicine - 3rd floor, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

Since its earliest days, vaccination has been attended by hesitation, resistance and controversy. Why did an innovation that promised to rid the world of the terrible scourge of smallpox inspire such enduring fear?

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Exhibition: A Tradition in Transition: Lithography in Islamic Cultural History

Wed, 2017-01-18 (All day) - Tue, 2017-07-18 (All day)
Morrice Hall : Islamic Studies Library, 3485 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E1

During the last decade, the field of Arabic and Islamic studies focused on the revaluation and rediscovery of an extensive amount of sources, mainly in manuscript form, that bear witness to hereto neglected aspects of Arabo-Islamicate cultural his

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Weekly tours: Public art at McGill

Mon, 2017-05-01 12:00 - Sun, 2017-12-31 12:45
Welcome Centre : 3415 McTavish Street, Montreal, QC, CA , H3A 0C8
Price: Free

Please join us for a 45-minute tour of art on the McGill campus that is designed for members of the McGill community, the Montreal community, prospective students and their families, and general visitors.

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