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

Pope as donkey - Reformation propaganda
Mon, Sep. 25, 2017 to Wed, Dec. 20, 2017
The year 2017 marks the 500th annivesary when Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses door of the Wittenberg Castle church. This exhibition will examine the importance of the printed press was to the Reformation movement.

What's new at Fisher

View a collection of eight albumen prints of photographs from Marc Ferrez, the greatest photographer to emerge from Brazil in the late-nineteenth century

Image of the website Finding Myself in the Archives

Students tell the stories of objects in "Finding Myself in the Archives"

Featured Collection

The Fisher Library has some two hundred books printed before 1501 and are broadly representative of the range of early western printing.


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Fisher Audio

Scott Schofield delivered the 2012 John Seltzer and Mark Seltzer Memorial Lecture on October 1. His talk, "The Forbes Collection: A Library within a Library," focused on the the Fisher Library's Forbes Collection. Schofield is now Assistant Professor, Eng
Monday, October 1, 2012