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

Upcoming Exhibition

CanLit exhibition collage image
Mon Jan 27, 2020 to Fri May 1, 2020

Drawing on the library’s rich archival material, this exhibition will explore how CanLit and Canadian publishing have been shaped by a diverse community: writers, publishers, editors and publicists, among others.

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

Emblems from a book from the Sidney Fisher Collections
The Sidney Thomson Fisher collection contains some of the Thomas Fisher Library’s most prized possessions, including the first four folios of Shakespeare’s Works (1623, 1632, 1664 and 1685) and a rich collection of Wenceslaus Hollar’s famous engravings.




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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