St. Michael’s College - John M. Kelly Library

Colour photo of the entrance of the St. Michael's College Library showing sculpture infront of entrance and Pride flag handing over entrance.
The John M. Kelly Library is the largest federated college library at the University of Toronto.




113 St Joseph Street
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1J4

St. George campus


The John M. Kelly Library is an academic hub on the St. Mike’s campus and features large humanities and social science collections, alongside a variety of study spaces for both individual and group work.

Our collections support students in all disciplines but are especially strong in the areas of Catholic theology, European literature, the Middle Ages, and History. Other areas of note include Celtic languages, Book History, Media Studies, Irish History, philosophy, and Religious Studies.

In addition to our circulating collection, we also have a range of archival, manuscript, and rare books special collections including the works and personal archives of such figures as philosopher Marshall McLuhan, novelist Sheila Watson, and writer G.K. Chesterton, among others.

Subject Areas
Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, Media

Group Study Rooms

Book a Study Room

Eligibility: All currently registered U of T students can use these rooms for academic purposes or other University-related projects. Groups must consist of 3 or more students.


Five group study rooms available on the second floor of the library (rooms 201, 202, 205, 206, and 231).


All five rooms are bookable and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. All group study rooms are booked through the University of Toronto Libraries’ online booking system. More group study rooms are available at other UofT Libraries.

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All have electrical outlets and Wi-Fi capabilities. All five rooms have chairs and tables. Three of them have chalkboards. The PPR has a white board and an LCD screen with a VGA hookup.

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