Robarts Library

Robarts Library


Library hours

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

Library hours

May 3 - September 2, 2019 (Summer term)

Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
8:30am-11pm 8:30am-11pm 8:30am-11pm 8:30am-11pm 8:30am-6pm 9am-5pm 10am-6pm

Robarts Library is CLOSED on the following holidays:

  • Monday May 20, 2019 (Victoria Day)
  • Sunday June 30, 2019 
  • Monday July 1, 2019 (Canada Day)
  • Monday September 2, 2019 (Labour Day)
  • Monday October 14, 2019 (Thanksgiving Day)

Robarts Library is OPEN regular hours on the following holidays:

  • Friday April 19, 2019 (Good Friday)
  • Monday August 5, 2019 (Civic Holiday)
Last updated Friday May 3, 2019

About the library

The John P. Robarts Research Library contains the largest single collection of the University of Toronto Libraries.  Many departments and libraries are physically housed within the 14-storey complex.

Services and their hours within Robarts:

Libraries within Robarts

Collection strengths

Arts, Humanities and social sciences, Government information

How to access

Extended hours

During the fall and winter terms, floors 1-3 are open to current U of T students with a valid TCard.

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.