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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

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


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The Fisher has launched 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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The Fisher Library’s Judaica librarian, Nadav Sharon, and librarians from the Jewish Public Library in Montreal will be holding a public Zoom presentation

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Through the Revolving Door: The Fisher Library Blog

Celebrating the holiday season and the Fisher treasures digitally
Tue, Dec. 01, 2020

Back in 1992, when I was a student in Belgium, I spent Christmas in Salzburg, Austria. It was one of the most perfectly disorienting holidays I had ever experienced. I distinctly remember going to a concert on the afternoon of Christmas Eve in... Read the full post.

IA Book of the Week: The Book of Beasts, for Young Persons
Mon, Nov. 30, 2020

Every Monday, the Fisher Library highlights an item from one of its many digitized collections on the Internet Archive. This week, Rachael takes a look at a short children's book from our... Read the full post.

IA Book of the Week: Dr. Chase's Recipes
Mon, Nov. 23, 2020

Every week, the Fisher library highlights an item from one of its many collections available on the Internet Archive. This week, Rachael takes a look at an interesting book from our Canadiana... Read the full post.

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

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This exhibition, Strength in Numbers: The CanLit Community, draws largely on the library’s rich literary archives to explore how Canadian...


To commemorate Remembrance Day, the Fisher Rare Book Library has digitized and presented select items from our collections, which focus on the...

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

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