Royal Influences: The Queen at the Library

This past Monday was Victoria Day, and while this spring long weekend brings to mind images of gardening tools, sprouting plants, and BBQs, it also reminds us of all the little homages to Queen Victoria that reside in Osgoode Hall, including the Great Library.  

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Witches in the Great Library!

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. 

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