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

Allen Ginsberg
Mon, Jan. 29, 2018 to Fri, Apr. 27, 2018
This exhibition features photographs, both iconic and rarely seen, taken by Ginsberg, one of the seminal figures of the Beat literary movement.

What's new at Fisher

The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and Information Technology Services (ITS) department are pleased to announce the re-launch of four digital collections!

Exhibition features largest collection of Ginsberg photo prints in the world

Exhibition featuring largest collection of Ginsberg photo prints in the world can now be viewed.

Featured Collection

The Agnes Chamberlin collection consists of original paintings of Canadian flora and mushrooms by Agnes Chamberlin (1833–1913), dating from the period 1863 to the 1900s.


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Fisher Audio

Michael Torosian, photographer and proprietor of Lumiere Press, delivered the 2016 Johanna and Leon Katz Memorial Lecture, February 17. He traced the history of his press from its beginnings when he learned fine press printing largely by trial and error.
Saturday, February 27, 2016