Hours and location

The OISE Library is only open to current University of Toronto students, faculty, staff, and to members who have paid for library privileges. Current U of T students, staff, and faculty require a TCard to enter the OISE Library. For information about obtaining a TCard, please see: https://tcard.utoronto.ca

Other users who have paid for library privileges will require a valid library card to enter, including Alumni, Research Readers, and Direct Borrowers. Please visit the Reader Registration Desk on the 2nd floor of the Robarts Library to obtain a library card.

We continue to encourage library users to wear masks while in the OISE Library. Individuals should continue to stay home if they are ill. Please visit the COVID-19 and Respiratory Illnesses page for more information about the University's guidelines and recommendations.

Library hours September 5 to December 20, 2023

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:45am – 7:00pm
  • Friday: 8:45am – 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 10am - 5pm
  • Sundays: closed

Holiday closures for 2023

  • Family Day, Monday, February 20, 2023
  • Good Friday, Friday, April 7, 2023
  • Victoria Day, Monday, May 22, 2023
  • Presidential Day, Friday, June 30, 2023
  • Canada Day, Saturday, July 1, 2023
  • Canada Day Weekend, Monday, July 3, 2023
  • Civic Holiday, Monday, August 7, 2023
  • Labour Day, Monday, September 4, 2023
  • Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 9, 2023
  • December Holiday Break, Thursday, December 21, 2023 - Tuesday, January 2, 2024 (inclusive)

Library Location

The OISE Library is located in the OISE Building at 252 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario. Please enter the library through the main doors on the Ground Floor of the OISE Building. 

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If you have questions, please contact us at 416-978-1850 or email us at: oise.library@utoronto.ca