Hours and Location


Holiday hours and closures

Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
Closed Closed

Please note: From December 6th to December 20th, the Fisher Library’s Reading Room and Reference areas will be accessible by appointment only as we will be replacing the carpets on the main floor. During this time, online requests for materials will be accepted but walk-in requests will not be permitted. Access to materials may be limited or restricted as the work progresses. The Fisher’s upstairs exhibition will remain open to the public. We thank you for your patience during this minor renovation! Please contact fisher.library@utoronto.ca with any questions.

The Reading Room closes 15 minutes before the building closes.

**Personal effects including notebooks, binders and laptops will be inspected as readers exit the Library**

2019 holiday closures: January 1-4, February 18, April 19, May 20, July 1, August 5, September 2, October 14, December 23-Dec. 31.

2020 holiday closures (academic year only): January 1-3, February 17, April 10, May 18

*The Fisher Library offers extended hours on Thursday evenings through the academic year - we are open from 9 am to 8 pm, with the reading room closing at 7:45 pm.

All UTL library locations and hours.


Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
120 St. George St.
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A5

The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is located at the north-west corner of St. George and Harbord Streets, immediately to the South of the main University Library, Robarts.

By public transportation: Take the Bloor Danforth Subway line to St. George Station; exit at the St. George end and walk south two blocks.

By car: Parking is limited in the immediate University area; however there is an underground parking lot across the street from the University Library, in the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management.