Victoria University - E J Pratt Library

interior of EJ Pratt Library


Library hours

71 Queen's Park Crescent East
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 1K7

About the library

Holds 250,000 items including books, periodicals, documents, pamphlets and specialized material.

Supports undergraduate programs in the humanities and social sciences, including specialized Victoria College programs. For theology support, see Emmanuel College Library.

Offers comprehensive research assistance, including individual research consultations.

Hosts an Info Commons with a help desk, and a laptop and tablet lending program.

See our exhibitions

Collection strengths

General Collections

Canadian Studies, Classics, English, French, German literature, History, Near Eastern Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies

Complete holdings are listed in the University of Toronto library catalogue.

Special Collections

All collections and finding aids are listed on our website under Special Collections.  Highlights include special collections related to:

Retrieval times for special collections and storage items are Monday - Friday: 10:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm.

Special collections retrieval requires at least 24-hours advance notice, excluding weekends.

Special collections and rare books may be consulted only on-site from Monday-Friday between 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.

For further information, please contact:

How to access

Please consult the library directly.