Hours & Location

As of May 2, 2022, some categories of external users who have paid for library privileges may once more access Robarts Library and Gerstein Science Information Centre in person. More details here

*Please visit this page regularly for updates on library services and spaces*


University of Toronto Holiday Schedule 2021-22


Last update: May 5, 2022 


Building Hours and Access   |   Virtual Research Support Hours (Help Desk, Consultation & Email Service)

Building Hours and Access

Winter Hours (Jan 10 - May 25, 2022)*:

Physical and remote services at Gerstein will be closed Friday, April 15 (Good Friday) and Monday, May 23 (Victoria Day).

Mon

Tues

Wed

Thurs

Fri

Sat

Sun

8:30am
11:00pm
8:30am
11:00pm
8:30am
11:00pm
8:30am
11:00pm
8:30am
10:00pm
9:00am
10:00pm
10:00am
10:00pm

Summer Hours (May 26 - September 5, 2022)*:

Physical and remote services at Gerstein will be closed June 30 (U of T Presidential Holiday), July 1 (Canada Day), August 1 (Civic Holiday), August 21, August 28, September 4 and September 5 (Labour Day).

Mon

Tues

Wed

Thurs

Fri

Sat

Sun

8:30am
10:00pm
8:30am
10:00pm
8:30am
10:00pm
8:30am
10:00pm
8:30am
6:00pm*
9:00am
5:00pm
10:00am
6:00pm

*Hours are subject to change. Please check this page before coming to campus.

Vehicle Access

Thank you for your understanding and patience as the U of T Landmark Project construction continues. Please see the Route 2 map below for road access details.

Pedestrian Access

Pedestrian access between the Medical Sciences Building and Gerstein is blocked by fencing as the MSB steps are reconstructed. Foot traffic to MSB is via Queens Park Circle and College Street.

Accessible drop-off spot

WheelTrans and vehicles with accessible permits may stop in front of Gerstein in the designated area. Please see the map below for details.

Please check back regularly for updates.

Route 2 map

 


 Virtual Help Desk

Summer hours (May 2 - August 12, 2022), Eastern Time, ET)

  • Monday to Friday: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed
  • Holiday closures: May 23, July 1, August 1

Get quick, live online help from Gerstein library staff (via Zoom):

  • tips on background research
  • recommendations on where else to search
  • finding journal articles/books/ebooks
  • getting full-text articles
  • up-to-date information about library services, spaces, and more

consultation icon Virtual research support (consultations and email service):

Please visit the Virtual Help Desk page for hours and access.

For more in-depth help: Visit our Research Help page for our other online research services


Location

9 King's College Circle
Toronto, Ontario
M5S 1A5

Phone: 416-978-2280

Email: ask.gerstein@utoronto.ca