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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

120 St. George Street, 2nd Floor
Toronto, Ontario Canada M5S 1A5
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Oct. 23 Michael Cassabon Margaret Atwood and The Handmaid’s Tale

Beginning Friday, October 23, the Fisher is launching a brand-new video podcast series titled Between the Pillars. Every second Friday, at 12:30 pm, we’ll be livestreaming via the Fisher’s YouTube Channel.

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What's new at Fisher

Men in a Dutch Bookshop, 1625

Margaret E. Schotte will speak on "For Merchants and Mariners: The Business of Nautical Manuals." Registration information now available.

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Launching on Friday Oct. 23, learn more about the Fisher's collections and its staff in a relaxed and comfortable chat setting.

Through the Revolving Door: The Fisher Library Blog

IA Book of the Week: True Fortune Teller
IA Book of the Week: True Fortune Teller
Mon, Oct. 26, 2020

Each week the Fisher Library highlights a book from its many collections available to anyone on the Internet Archive. This week, Rachael takes a look at an item from our chapbook collection... Read the full post.

IA Book of the Week: Birds
IA Book of the Week: Birds
Mon, Oct. 19, 2020

Every Monday, the Fisher Library highlights a book from one of its many collections on the Internet Archive. This week, Rachael takes a look at a beautiful item from the Biodiversity... Read the full post.

IA Book of the Week: The Practical Home Physician and Encyclopedia of Medicine
IA Book of the Week: The Practical Home Physician and Encyclopedia of Medicine
Tue, Oct. 13, 2020

Each week, the Fisher Library highlights an item from its collections on the Internet Archive, which are open to anyone to explore. This week Rachael takes a look at a medical encyclopedia... Read the full post.

Fisher Online Exhibits

Shakespeare portrait

The Fısher Library’s exhibition and catalogue, ‘So Long Lives this’: A Celebration of Shakespeare’s Life and Work, 1616–2016, explores that rich...

Communist Manifesto cover

This digital exhibition is a selection of items exhibited at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, January 24 to April 29,...

STRUGGLE AND STORY: CANADA IN PRINT image

This exhibition, Struggle and Story: Canada in Print, explores the history of Canada through works in print. This exhibition draws from the...

Flickering of the Flame image

This exhibition, Flickering of the Flame: Print and the Reformation, explores the evolution of the Reformation and its propogation in text and the...

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