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

Current Exhibition

Bird head monster
Mon, Sep. 17, 2018 to Fri, Dec. 21, 2018
This exhibition explores the textual and visual sources at the centre of the stories of monsters recounted in the pages of books and manuscripts.

What's new at Fisher

Nick Wilding at podium

We've added some new audio content: the last Friends of Fisher lecture is now online, and there's a self-guided audio tour of the current exhibition on monsters

Home Cook Book cover

The audio of the segment featuring co-curators Liz Ridolo and Irina Mihalache is available online to stream. It can be found by visiting the Fisher's web site.

Featured Collection

The Fisher Library is the third largest repository for the artistic works of Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677) after Windsor Castle and the National Gallery Collection of Prints and Drawings in the artist's native Prague, the Czech Republic.


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Fisher Audio

Linda LeGeyt, a botanical illustrator from Alberta, discussed Canadian Wildflowers and traditions in Canadian botanical art.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017