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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

120 St. George Street, 2nd Floor
Toronto, Ontario Canada M5S 1A5
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Fisher Library is closed until further notice

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Through the Revolving Door: The Fisher Library Blog

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Mon, Jun. 01, 2020

As a new month begins, it seems a good time to begin  a new feature on the Fisher Blog: An Internet Archive Book of the Week, which will highlight a book from the 25,... Read more

Page from Bible of 1307
Wed, May. 27, 2020

At the end of this week, Jews around the world will be celebrating the holiday of Shavuot (Pentecost; literally: “weeks”). While in the Hebrew Bible Shavuot is primarily... Read more

Title page for The Art of Scribbling
Wed, May. 20, 2020

Going over some of the catalogue records in our general collections in preparation for the switch to a different library platform is an experience not entirely unlike... Read more

What's new at Fisher

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While the Fisher Library is physically closed, our online resources remain open at all times.

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In order to support community efforts to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we will close for an indefinite period.

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Current Exhibition

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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.

Featured Collection

Canadian Theatre Programs collection
Engaging collection includes programs from several Canadian cities, ranging from an assortment of material from Toronto theatre companies, to obscure programs from cities such as North Hatley, Quebec, and Prescott, Ontario.