Updated September 23, 2022
The U of T Scarborough Library is excited to be undergoing renovations to provide improved spaces and services for the UTSC community. Planning and pre-work began in 2017 and physical renovations began in September 2021. These will be completed in three phases by 2025.
- More group study rooms
- One Button Studio
- New lounge and event space
- Dedicated short term loan area for course reserves and tech lending items
- More outlets
- Improved access to the book stacks
What is moving?
- Course Reserves
- New course reserves and tech lending room.
- The UTSC Library Makerspace
- As of September 2021, the Makerspace is located in AC256.
- The Digital Scholarship Unit
- Updated Digital Scholarship Unit location to be announced.
- Mindfulness Space
- The Mindfulness Space will be relocating to AC258 (Fall 2022).
Timeline / Phases
- Pre-renovation: Level 1 & 2 books and materials moved to compact storage and/or Highland Hall; bookshelves removed; area blocked off for construction.
- Phase 1: Enhanced students' areas on level 1; new course reserves area; new book stacks; Digital Scholarship Unit staff space.
- Phase 2: Improved staff space on level 1.
- Phase 3: New group study rooms on level 2; new soft seating on level 2; improvements to the Archives & Special Collections Reading Room.
Please excuse the noise while improvements are being made. We are trying to keep the loudest portions of the construction for non-peak hours. Should there be noises interrupting your time at the library, feel free to get earplugs at the library front desk at no cost.
Have questions? Call 416-287-7500 or visit the library front desk.