Location & Hours

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

120 St. George Street, 2nd Floor
Toronto, Ontario Canada M5S 1A5


Mon-Fri - 9am-5pm
Sat, Sun - Closed

Please note: We will be closed from August 20 to August 31, 2018, and reopening on Tuesday September 4, 2018.

Current Exhibition

Image of a woman teaching along with a radio cooking show on the cover of Maclean's
Tue, May. 22, 2018 to Fri, Aug. 17, 2018
This exhibition takes a look at how the culinary culture of Toronto and surrounding areas was made and shaped by those who participated in or were excluded from the making and using of culinary materials. A feast of rare material is on display!

What's new at Fisher

First page from the June 2018 issue of the Halcyon

The June 2018 issue of the Friends of the Fisher is available as a downloadable PDF. This issue focuses on recent purchases made by the library.

BC apples ad from culinary exhibition

Please join us at 12 pm on Thursday July 26 when co-curator Liz Ridolfo will lead visitors on a one-hour tour of the exhibition. We hope to see you there!

Featured Collection

The initial phase of a larger project to digitize Canadian periodicals, this site will present the first 20 years of the most significant Canadian trade journal documenting the history of the printing and publishing industry.


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Fisher Audio

Gaspereau Press' Andrew Steeves delivered the 2013 Katz Lecture. His talk focused on the way in which knowledge of book history and print culture has impacted his work at Gaspereau.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013