While we are unaware of whether actual witches ever frequented the Great Library (or still do), we do have several books in our collection that cover the topic of witchcraft. All these books are thanks to one man, William Renwick Riddell. In honour of All Hallows’ Eve, we thought we’d take a look at these items.Continue reading “Witches in the Great Library!”
If you have been spending a lot of time watching movies and TV these days, you might have noticed a familiar building in the background of some late 90s and early 2000s movies and TV shows. While filming at Osgoode does not happen anymore, back in the day large film productions took over the grounds, halls, and even the library during evenings and weekends.
Elise Brunet, Curator
The question I hear the most when I give a tour is “when was Osgoode Hall built?” Number two on the chart is “why is there a chunk of rock in a showcase?” in the Great Library.Continue reading “The Rock”