COVID-19: Updates on Services and Spaces

Last update: Sept 16, 2020

The Gerstein Science Information Centre is now partially reopen on the 1st floor. 

Our in-person spaces and services remain closed, including:

  • book and journal stacks
  • group study rooms
  • Public Service Desk
  • Short Term Loan Desk (print course reserves, technology loans like 360 camera, chargers, etc)
  • Reflection Room (a temporary reflection space is available on the 1st floor)
  • The Book Stop leisure reading area and collection
  • MADLab - see their website for current services

Please see below for what's available virtually this Fall 2020, and more details on the specific services and spaces which are open and closed:


Study Spaces 2020-21

Our 1st floor will be to current U of T students, staff, and faculty. For details on which spaces and services are available, see Study Spaces 2020-21.

Curbside Pickup - Gerstein books

You can now request books from our stacks to be picked up at Robarts Library. For details on how to request the books and how to pick them up, see Curbside Pickup - Gerstein books.

Virtual Help Desk - coming soon!

In the meantime, please see below for how to currently get help from our staff: