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 

Summer hours
May. 7 – Sep. 2
Orientation week
Sep. 3 – Sep. 9
Week of*
Sep. 10 – Sep. 16
• *Regular hours begin week of September 17th - Thursday, Oct 25th. Opened weekends, starting Saturday Sept. 22nd & Sunday, Sept. 23rd. Hours to be added at a future date.
Monday 9:00 am – 4:45 pm Closed 8:30 am – 8:45 pm
Tuesday – Thursday 9:00 am – 4:45 pm 9:00 am – 4:45 pm 8:30 am – 8:45 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 4:45 pm 9:00 am – 4:45 pm 8:30 am – 4:45 pm
Saturday – Sunday Closed Closed Closed

Holiday Closures:

  • Labour Day : Monday, September 3, 2018
  • Thanksgiving Day : Monday, October 8, 2018
  • Christmas / New Year : Monday, December 24, 2018 to Friday, January 4, 2019 (inclusive).

See also:
IT Support Desk Hours
E-Classroom Hours

General Inquiries

  • Circulation Desk, Renewals, Reference & Inquiries
    416-585-4470
  • Bibliographic Services
    416-585-4467
  • Group Study Room Bookings
    416-585-4470

Key Contacts

  • Lisa J. Sherlock
    Chief Librarian
    416-585-4472
    PR 315
    l [dot] sherlock [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
  • Halyna Kozar
    Senior Reader Services Supervisor
    416-585-4517
    PR Circ
    halyna [dot] kozar [at] utoronto [dot] ca
  • Lisa Newman
    Library Technician (Course Reserves)
    416-585-4424 (x3079)
    PR Circ
    lisa [dot] newman [at] utoronto [dot] ca
  • Agatha Barc
    Acting Co-Head, Reader Services / Reader Services & Instruction Librarian
    416-585-4463
    PR 114
    agatha [dot] barc [at] utoronto [dot] ca
  • Colin Deinhardt
    Acting Co-Head, Reader Services / Reader Services & Instruction Librarian
    416-585-4569
    PR 114
    colin [dot] deinhardt [at] utoronto [dot] ca

Last updated: October 6, 2017

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