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7 April 2021 | 4 PM (EDT) ROAAr Book Club | A Bibliophile's Brushstrokes
All events are funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Connections Program, and the generous support of Ron Harvie (Ph.d. McGill Art History 1999) and Doug Bagguley.
22 January 2021 | 12:00 pm (EST) Virtual Event | A Place for Everything; The Curious History of Alphabetical Order with Author Judith Flanders
27 January 2021 | 4 pm(EST) Virtual Book Club | ROAAr Book Club, Children’s Edition
9 February 2021 | 12:00 pm (EST) Virtual Event | Play with Language and the Nonsense of Alphabet Books
18 February 2021 | 1 PM (EST) Virtual Event | Rare Stitches: Knitting Inspired by Illuminated Manuscripts
24 February 2021 | 4 PM (EST) Virtual Book Club | The Books We Love: Reading in Hard Times
16 March 2021 | 12:00 pm (EST) Virtual Event | The Reader Belongs to the Play: Artists’ Books and the Library
18 March 2021 | 7:00 PM (EST) - Virtual Trivia Night | Quiz That SO?! Trivia and Game Launch
23 March 2021 | 12 PM (EST) Virtual Event | The Many Faces of Norman Bethune
30 March 2021 | 12 PM (EST) Book Launch | AMAZE - A McGill A to Z Experience
16 January | 5:00 – 7:30 PM, The Ludic Generation: Harnessing the Potential of Interactive Learning in Higher Ed. Dr. Paul Darvasi and Shawn Young.
30 January | 5:00 – 7:30 PM, Launch for the McGill Book Arts Printing Lab.
5 February | 5:30 - 7:30 PM, "Saturn and Melancholy": A McGill Queen's University Press Book Launch. Philippe Despoix, Georges Leroux, Alberto Manguel, and Jillian Tomm.
12 February | 4:00 - 6:00 PM, Workshop: "Learning Your P's and Q's: Printing with Moveable Type.
17 February | 5:00 – 7:00 PM, Vernissage: "Enlightenment Architectures": Sir Hans Sloane's Catalogues of his Collections. Kim Sloane.
27 February | 10:00 AM - 12 PM, Workshop: "Helping Students Get a Clue - Serious Play and Orientation in the Special Collections Library." Luke Aeschleman and Emily Jack.
9 March | 5:30 - 7:30 PM, "Trace Elements": The Commissario Guido Brunetti Series. Donna Leon and Judith Flanders.
12 March | 5:30 - 7:30 PM, "Before the Screen": Sketching, Play, and Creativity in the Making of Disney Animation. Mike Wiesmiere.
28 July | 3:00-4:00 PM (Digital), "Play Where the Knowledge Lives:" Why Libraries are Obvious Spaces for Play with Megan Lotts and Matthew Shoemaker.
25 August | 3:00-4:00 (Digital), “Leveling Up" Academic Library Gaming Collections and Services with Michelle Goodridge.
17 September | 5:00-6:00 PM (Digital), "Puppetry as a Tool for Transformation" with Puppeteer Jesse Stong.
22 September | 5:00-6:00 PM (Digital), "Playing Dress Up": Demystifying Costume Design with Professor Catherine Bradley of the McGill Costume Shop.
13 October | 5:00-6:00 PM (Digital) | “Solving the Disruption”: Revealing The McGill Library’s Orientation Game, Raising Spirits: A Timely Diversion.
27 October 27 | 12:00-1:00 PM (Digital) | Resurrection Cakes and the Pleasures of Metaphorical Recipes with Rebecca Earle.