Location & Hours

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

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


Mon-Wed, Fri - 9am-5pm
Thurs - 9am-8pm
Sat, Sun - Closed

Please note: From December 6th to December 20th, the Fisher Library’s Reading Room and Reference areas will be accessible by appointment only due to renovations. Only online requests for materials will be accepted during this time and access to materials may be limited or restricted. The Fisher’s upstairs exhibition will remain open to the public. Contact us (click on the link to send an e-mail) to schedule an appointment in the Reading Room. You will still need to use the online form to order your materials.

Current Exhibition

Lumiere Press example
Mon, Sep. 16, 2019 to Fri, Dec. 20, 2019

This exhibition features archival material, recently donated to the Fisher, of Lumiere Press, the only fine press world in the devoted to photography.

What's new at Fisher

Puddings holiday card

The Fisher is again offering cards featuring images from our collection. They can be purchased by visiting the reference desk.

St. Apollonia, patron saint of teeth

Please come and view some of our recent acquisitions from noon to 5 pm on Thursday the 7th

Featured Collection

Image from Juvenile Drama Collection
This collection comprises more than six thousand sheets of engravings and lithographs illustrating the characters and scenery from British and some European plays between 1810 and 1940.




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Fisher Audio

The international rare book and print dealer and proprietor of Sophie Schneideman Rare Books, delivered a lecture on the topic of ‘Collecting Private Press Books’.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014