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: The Fisher Library will be closed Aug. 21-Sept. 5

Current Exhibition

Image of a red maple leaf
Mon, Mar. 20, 2017 to Sat, Sep. 09, 2017
We celebrate 150 years of Canada at the Fisher with a wide array of materials from our extensive collection of Canadiana, including books, personal letters, photographs, maps, and prints.

What's new at Fisher

Fisher Library closed from 11-1:30 on June 27

The Fisher will be closed for two weeks to allow staff to work on important internal projects.

Featured Collection

Rene Descartes and the Excellent compendium of musick
One of the scarcest books by philosopher Rene Descartes is his Renatus Descartes excellent compendium of musick. It's among the earliest attempts to define the relationship between the physical and psychological in music.


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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