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

Nature on the Page: The Print and Manuscript Culture of Victorian Natural History
Mon, Jan. 28, 2019 to Fri, Apr. 26, 2019

The Fisher Library's Victorian natural history exhibition provides a unique opportunity to trace the ways in which the medium of print stimulated and sustained the 19th century appetite for natural history. This exhibition is curated by Maria Zytaruk, Associate Professor of English, University of Calgary.

Exhibition Tours

Thurs Feb 21, 6-7pm
Thurs Mar 14, 6-7pm

There's also a free hour-long audio guide, narrated by the curator. You can download it on your mobile device via SoundCloud or iTunes site.

What's new at Fisher

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This workshop will introduce participants to the rich array of materials at Fisher and provide instruction in using them. Register online.

First page from the Dec 2018 issue of the Halcyon

The latest issue of the Friends of Fisher newsletter features a special donors section, who write about their collecting. It is available for download.

Featured Collection

 Erasmus Redacted collection
Heavily censored copy of Adagiorum of Erasmus was among the treasures donated to the library by the late Professor Ralph Stanton.


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