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Self-Isolation Care Package - Stay Safe

Dear McGill Community & Beyond,

We know you could probably find a lot of this information on your own, or perhaps you were already aware of the great virtual tools out there for entertainment, but we couldn't help ourselves. This situation is new and strange to all of us and so we hope within this guide that you will find a little something to brighten your day.

Our staff helped put together a few of our favourite things, some you will find in the McGill Library catalogue and others might just be our go-to podcasts, recipes, or Netflix binge recommendations. Whatever it is, we hope that you find the same enjoyment in these things as we have. 

Until such time comes that we can put up another book display in the Redpath main floor hall, look for us here. 

All the best & stay well,

McLennan-Redpath Library 


These are a few of our favourite things...


  • Clueless
  • Brooklyn
  • Looper
  • The Princess Bride
  • Pride & Prejudice (1995 & 2005 - we are very divided on this)
  • Tower Heist
  • Mamma Mia
  • Hot Fuzz
  • The Italian Job
  • The Oceans movies (any heist movie really!)
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • The Incredibles 1&2

TV Shows

  • Ru Paul's Drag Race
  • The Americans
  • Gilmore Girls
  • The Good Place
  • Jeeves and Wooster
  • Good Girls
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • The Wire
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Veronica Mars
  • Queer Eye
  • Sex Education
  • Schitt's Creek
  • Killjoy's
  • Warehouse 13
  • The Vampire Diaries

If you could learn anything...

We asked around to see what people would most want to learn if they had the time. Not only have we included the staff's answers, but we did our best to find a resource for them. Happy learning!

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