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The 2009 Annual Toy & Food Drive, taking place Monday November 16th to Monday December 14th, is being held in support of the Salvation Army's Christmas Toy Bureau. The Bureau is committed to ensuring a Happy Holiday for children of families in need of assistance. Over the years, the McMaster community has generously supported this worthy cause. Your continued support is very much appreciated!
Toys for boys and girls up to the age of 16, non-perishable food items, and items for family pets are needed.
Looking for ideas? Infants and toddlers might like:
This past Tuesday, the library held its first ever MacLibraries Expo event. The lobby of Mills Library, normally a busy spot, was a hub of activity of a different kind, as library staff lined the walls with displays, booths and contests to highlight library services, resources and projects of interest to McMaster students.
Mills Library's lobby will be an exciting place to be on the morning of Tuesday, October 20th. Library staff are putting on the first ever "Maclibraries Expo". The event, which runs from 10am to 1pm on Tuesday, will feature a number of displays to highlight various library initiatives, services and projects.
McMaster University Library Launches a Virtual Page Turner: Historical Perspectives on Canadian Publishing Website
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Which novel by Margaret Laurence won the Governor General’s Award, became a literary cause célèbre, and was an object of censorship in 1976? What is the history of hockey books in Canada? What has been the impact on publishing and book sales by Canada Reads (CBC’s annual competition of the “battle of books”)?
Convocation Hall rocked to the sound of the blues on June 3, as a crowd of 100 people came together to celebrate the music of legendary blues and jazz musician Jackie Washington. Dr. Washington, who received an Honorary Doctor of Letters from McMaster in 2003, has recently made a gift of his archives to McMaster University Library. “I am extremely pleased that Dr. Washington has chosen to leave his archives to McMaster where generations to come will be able to study and enjoy his amazing contributions to music”, said University Librarian Jeffrey Trzeciak.