THE JOHN M. KELLY LIBRARY SUPPORTS THE TEACHING, RESEARCH AND LEARNING NEEDS of the University of St. Michael’s College. The Kelly Library is the University of Toronto’s second-largest library and has over 305,000 printed volumes plus extensive collections of journals, manuscripts, and DVDs. The Library features a variety of instructional and collaborative spaces — including The Kelly Library Print Studio and Conservation Studio — and individual study and social spaces. Also, the Library hosts exhibits and creates publications, some of which are featured in this Viewbook.

Experiential Learning Opportunities

The Kelly Library Print Studio

The Kelly Library Print Studio is a letterpress print shop where students can gain hands-on experience learning about early and mid-twentieth century letterpress printing. The Print Studio offers various workshops for the St. Michael’s College programs: Book and Media Studies, Medieval Studies, Celtic Studies, and Christianity and Culture.

The Conservation Studio

The Conservation Studio is responsible for maintaining the Library’s 27,000+ pre-1900 books, the official records of the College, and the private papers in our Collections. The Studio hosts various experiential learning opportunities for students in the St. Mike’s Book and Media Studies Program.