Activist Library

The OPIRG McMaster resource library offers hundreds of resources, including books, reports, CDs, DVDs, and magazines on the themes of environmental and social justice. It was created in order to provide the McMaster and surrounding Hamilton community with access to alternative materials that may not be available at other libraries and traditional resource locations, with a focus on materials related to OPIRG’s work. We build our resources based on your needs and interests, including anti-racism, animal welfare, green politics, and women’s health. Our materials that explore current and past issues regarding a broad range of topics:


This is your library, and it grows with your knowledge. If you have suggestions for new resources, email us at with a description of the resource, and we will consider purchasing it for our collection!

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