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Can I use the library if I don't go to U of T?

At this time, U of T Libraries are closed to members of the public. They are open to current U of T students, faculty, and staff, as well as alumni & external researchers with paid access.

Library buildings & collections

Most U of T libraries are open to the public. To borrow books, you will need a U of T library card

Robarts Library's book stacks (floors 9-13) are closed to the public unless you have a U of T library card. Without it, you can still use LIRA workstations that will give you access to the internet and our online resources. At other libraries, please visit the service desk for more information.

If you are currently associated with an institution that participates in eduroam, you can access that wireless network.

We are unable to provide off-campus access to online resources to anyone who is not a current U of T student, staff, or faculty member.

–Updated April 30, 2022

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