Joan Links, the curator of the Fisher's current exhibition The Immersive Movable Object: Contemporary Pop-up Books, appeared on CBC Toronto's Metro Morning, Wednesday… Read full news article
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Please note some small changes to the Fisher's upcoming hours, along with our holiday closure.
The library will be closed for the holiday season beginning December… Read full news article
We know our weekday hours can be challenging for some when trying to visit the Fisher. Good news: as part of… Read full news article
Join us at the Fisher Library for a new series of workshops to learn bibliographical and research skills on rare books and special collections topics. We will offer six… Read full news article
The Fisher Rare Book Library is once again presenting a unique opportunity to view some of the most important scientific books ever printed. Visit the library on the… Read full news article
Join us at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library to celebrate the publication of Lumiere Press: Printer Savant & Other Stories (2022), a collection of life lessons and… Read full news article
Did you know the Fisher Library has participated in Doors Open Toronto since the very beginning?
An important annual outreach event, Doors Open allows us to show… Read full news article
Former Department Head and Medieval Manuscripts and Early Books Librarian Pearce Carefoote recently participated in the Kessler Conversations lecture series… Read full news article
Local Ukrainian artefacts, including photographs and posters. Reconstructing a lost library with titles by noted German sexologist Magnus Hirschfeld. A run of issues from… Read full news article
The Fisher Library will be closed for the holidays from December 21.
The library will reopen to the public on January 2, 2023, but please note that in-person… Read full news article
After a two-year hiatus, the Fisher has holiday cards for sale.
There are eight different designs, including new illustrations on offer. Four are images from an of… Read full news article
Beginning the week of September 12, the Fisher Library will be resuming its pre-COVID hours. We will be open to both researchers and the general public Monday to Friday… Read full news article
After a three-year absence, the Fisher's Small and Fine Press Fair, normally a biennial event, is on for 2022. The fair will be held on its traditional… Read full news article
A late medieval manuscript of the first work of Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon, known as Maimonides, who is widely considered the most influential Jewish thinker. A rare first… Read full news article
The Fisher is honouring Pride Month with a special Pride Open House.
The open house will celebrate stories of resistance and activism told in a selection of books… Read full news article
The Wolfe Lecture on the Holocaust, marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27, is now available via the… Read full news article
Beginning the week of September 12, 2022, the Fisher Library will be resuming its pre-COVID hours. We will be open to both researchers and the general public Monday to… Read full news article
The Fisher Library's Between the Pillars video podcast series returns October 15 for another season. Every second week we'll feature a new guest,… Read full news article
The Fisher kicks off its Friends of Fisher Library lecture series this month with the John Seltzer and Mark Seltzer Memorial Lecture. It will be delivered on Thursday… Read full news article
The 27th annual George Kiddell Memorial Lecture will be delivered on Thursday April 22 by one of the world's foremost scholars of medieval manuscripts, Michelle Brown. Her… Read full news article
This year's Johanna and Leon Katz Memorial Lecture features Philadelphia based pop-up book artist and photographer Colette Fu, who will speak on "We Are Tiger Dragon… Read full news article
To celebrate the centennial anniversary of the discovery of insulin at the University of Toronto, we are happy to announce a new … Read full news article