About the Library

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General Information

Located on the Victoria University campus, the E.J. Pratt Library collection numbers approximately 250,000 items and contains books, periodicals, documents, pamphlets and specialized material, excluding theology, which support undergraduate studies at Victoria University.

Areas of Strength

  • General Collections
  • Canadian Studies
  • Classics
  • English
  • French
  • German literature
  • History
  • Near Eastern Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Religious Studies
  • Special Collections
  • William Blake
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Northrop Frye
  • E.J. Pratt
  • John Wesley
  • Virginia Woolf / Bloomsbury
  • and many others

See also:
Subject Guides
Special Collections

Location

E.J. Pratt Library
71 Queen’s Park Crescent,
Toronto, Ontario,
Canada M5S 1K7

Library Hours

Extended hours
Oct. 27 – Dec. 14
Week of
Dec. 15 – Dec. 20
Regular hours*
Jan. 5 – Feb. 26
• *Winter extended hours begin Friday, Feb. 27th. Hours to be posted at a later date.
Monday – Wednesday 8:30 am – 11:45 pm 8:30 am – 11:45 pm 8:30 am – 11:45 pm
Thursday 8:30 am – 11:45 pm 8:30 am – 7:45 pm 8:30 am – 11:45 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 11:45 pm 8:30 am – 4:45 pm 8:30 am – 6:45 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 11:45 pm Closed 12:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 11:45 pm Closed 1:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Holiday Closures:

  • Christmas / New Year : Saturday, December 20, 2014 to Sunday, January 4, 2015
  • Family Day : Monday, February 16, 2015
  • Good Friday : Friday, April 3, 2015
  • Victoria Day : Monday, May 18, 2015

See also:
IT Support Desk Hours
E-Classroom Hours

General Inquiries

  • Circulation Desk, Renewals, Reference & Inquiries
    416-585-4470
  • Bibliographic Services
    416-585-4467
  • Fax
    416-585-4591

Key Contacts

  • Lisa J. Sherlock
    Chief Librarian
    416-585-4471
    PR 315
    l [dot] sherlock [at] utoronto [dot] ca
  • Roma Kail
    Acting Head, Reader Services
    416-585-4476
    PR 318
    r [dot] kail [at] utoronto [dot] ca
  • Carmen K. Socknat
    Head, Bibliographic Services
    416-585-4466
    PR 317
    carmen [dot] socknat [at] utoronto [dot] ca
  • Douglas J. Fox
    Systems Librarian
    416-585-4552
    PR 323
    douglas [dot] fox [at] utoronto [dot] ca
  • Beverly A. Branton
    Circulation Supervisor
    416-585-4517
    PR Circ
    bev [dot] branton [at] utoronto [dot] ca
  • Lisa Newman
    Library Technician (Course Reserves)
    416-585-4424 (x3079)
    PR Circ
    lisa [dot] newman [at] utoronto [dot] ca

Last updated: January 13, 2014

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