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Robarts Library

Robarts Library

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130 St. George St.
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 1A5

Library hours

The Robarts Library partially reopened on September 10 for current U of T students, faculty, and staff. 
Our online collections and services continue to be available. 

Winter term: January 11 – April 30, 2021

  • Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm
  • Friday: 9 am – 6 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm
  • Sunday: 1 – 6 pm
  • No extended hours service
  • OPEN (including Curbside Pickup) on Family Day (February 15) and on Good Friday (April 2)

Summer term: May 1 – September 5, 2021

  • Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm
  • Friday: 9 am – 6 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm
  • Sunday: 1 – 6 pm
  • No extended hours service
    • May 21: Presidential holiday
    • May 24: Victoria Day
    • July 1: Canada Day
    • July 2: Presidential holiday
    • August 2: Simcoe Day
    • September 6: Labour Day

Curbside Pickup Service hours

  • Monday – Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm, except for the holidays listed above
  • Sunday: CLOSED


We are the largest academic library in Canada. Our collection focuses mainly on the humanities and social science disciplines and our building houses several other U of T libraries.

Collection strengths

Arts, Humanities and social sciences, Government information

How to access

There are no extended study hours at Robarts Library in the 2020/2021 academic year.

Extended study hours at Robarts Library

During the fall/winter term Robarts library is open 24 hours a day from Sunday night to Thursday evening. The service is open to all UofT students, staffs and faculty with a valid TCard. More information see Extended study hours at Robarts Library.

There is no access to Robarts stacks in the 2020/2021 academic year.

Book stacks

Access Robarts Library's book stacks with a valid TCard, U of T library card, a U of T alumni card, a stack access card, or a short-tem visitor's stack pass. We can retrieve items from the stacks for you to use in the library if you don’t have stacks access.  


Materials housed in storage can be requested through the library catalogue.  

Check the webpages below to learn about service availability.

Services and their hours within Robarts: