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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

Photo of the interior of Fisher Library
St. George campus

120 St George Street
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A5


The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is currently closed for in person use. Our online collections and services continue to be available.

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Link to library hours for the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
Library status (open/closed) for 2021/2022
Updates on Fall 2021 library reopenings
Holiday hours and closures

This page was last updated on September 2, 2021

The Fisher Library houses the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. It holds approximately 700,000 volumes and 3,500 linear metres of manuscripts. See the Fisher website for more information on the scope and content of the collections.

Our collection of rare books, manuscripts and other materials is strongest in the fields of British, European, Caribbean and Canadian literature; philosophy; the history of science and medicine; Canadiana; Hebraica and Judaica; and the history and art of the book.