Hours and Location


Monday to Friday: 9am-5pm (the Reading Read closes at 4:45pm)

Saturday and Sunday: Closed

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

2023 closures: January 2-6, February 20, April 7, May 22, June30, July 3, August 7, September 4, October 9, December 21-31, 21 August to 1 September, 2023

31 July to August 18, 2023: Reading room will be available by appointment only from 9:00-12:00 and 1:00-3:00. Visitors are welcome to come in and view our exhibition space during this time.


Please note: The Fisher will not be offering extended hours on Thursday evenings until further notice.

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.