ROAAr Reading Room

Updated October 2022

ROAAr Reading Room

Open to all. Readers may access the collections held by Rare Books and Special Collections and the McGill University Archives. The Reading Room is open 10 AM – 6 PM, Monday to Friday.

Masks are no longer required in Library spaces, however we strongly encourage visitors to continue wearing masks. Mask dispensers will remain positioned at Library entrances. The ROAAr Reading Room follows governmental and university safety protocols and offers socially distanced individual reading tables.

To request material

Members of the McGill Community may place hold requests via the Library catalogue; you will receive an email confirmation when the material is available for you. Members of the public may request material by email at rarebooks.library [at]

Please note:

· Some material may require up to a week to retrieve.
· Not all material can be made accessible.

ROAAr Reading Room
3459 McTavish Street, 4th floor
Montreal, Quebec
rarebooks.library [at]

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