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

Current Exhibition

Front cover of Hardy novel, Return of the native.
Fri, Oct. 28, 2016 to Fri, Feb. 24, 2017
Drawing on the magnificent Michael Millgate collection donated to the Fisher Library, this exhibition will include Hardy’s first editions, correspondence, manuscripts, photographs and ephemera.

What's new at Fisher

New Fisher web site image

We're beginning the new year with a new look to our web site. It also has improved functionality, so please come visit us: fisher.library.utoronto.ca

Halycon First Page Dec 2016

The December 2016 issue of the Friends of the Fisher newsletter is now available online. Or come inside and pick up a copy.

Featured Collection

Peony plate from Besler's Hortus Eystettensis
This magnificent oversize flower book first published in 1613 documents the plants that were in the personal collection of Johann Conrad von Gemmingen, the Prince Bishop of Eichstätt near Nuremberg, Germany.


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Fisher Audio

New York antiquarian bookseller Jonathan Hill delivered the 2015 the John Seltzer and Mark Seltzer Memorial Lecture titled How did I get into this racket? (A Bookseller's Progress). 
Tuesday, October 6, 2015