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  • Glenn. D. Lowry, Director, MoMA, NYC presents at the 2012

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    Glenn. D. Lowry, Director, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) NYC presents at the 2012 F.R. Scott Lecture

  • Hon. John H. Gomery with two students at the 2013 F.R. Scott Lecture

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    Hon. John H. Gomery with two students at the 2013 F.R. Scott Lecture

  • Seana McKenna speaks to a full house at the 2013 Shakespeare Lecture

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    Seana McKenna speaks to a full house at the 2013 Shakespeare Lecture

  • Prof Jacqueline Reid-Walsh talk on children’s interactive books, Oct. 2013

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    Professor Jacqueline Reid-Walsh gives an illustrated talk on children’s interactive books at a Friends Only Lecture October 2013

  • Author Michael Ondaatje signs books at 2014 Hugh MacLennan Memorial Lecture

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    Author Michael Ondaatje signs books for guests at the 2014 Hugh MacLennan Memorial Lecture

  • Professor Tom Mole discusses the History of Celebrity with Friends April 2013

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    Professor Tom Mole discusses the History of Celebrity with Friends April 2013

  • Rabbi Lisa Gruschow giving the 2013 Hugh MacLennan Memorial Lecture

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    Rabbi Lisa Gruschow giving the 2013 Hugh MacLennan Memorial Lecture

  • Paul Yachnin introducing Lucy Peacock

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    Paul Yachnin, Professor of English at McGill, introducing Lucy Peacock of the Stratford Festival at the 2012 Shakespeare Lecture

The Friends of the Library is a not-for-profit organization of McGill Library advocates. We raise awareness about the McGill Library’s extraordinary resources.

Our members are McGill alumni, students, staff and faculty as well as a host of other Library and McGill enthusiasts from around North America.

The Friends of the Library Committee invites you to join and become a Friend of the Library! Please visit our Membership page for more information.

The Friends host numerous lectures and special events over the course of the academic year. Please visit our Events page for a listing and to RSVP.

For a comprehensive list of Library-related activities, please visit our What's Happening page.

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