Notes From the Music Library

Welcome to Notes from the Music Library, our new blog. We will be using this platform to communicate with the public, particularly during the present COVID-19 crisis, when normal library activities have been suspended. Please bookmark this page and check back for bi-weekly posts!

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Author: Jay Lambie, Library Technician
Posted 13 Sep, 2021

Although the Music Library reopened last week (see details), we will continue to provide our Virtual New Arrivals Shelf for you here. This week's edition feature… read more

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Author: Jay Lambie, Library Technician
Posted 6 Sep, 2021

Browse our Virtual New Arrivals Shelf and check out the latest additions to the Music Library shelves. This week's recent acquisitions feature various CDs and a number of German texts. Remember, the Music Library will reopen for stacks… read more

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Author: James Mason
Posted 3 Sep, 2021

The U of T community has been active in the performing arts since its inception. The LP collection held by the Music Library is a testament to that. Let’s take a look (and listen) to some gems that demonstrate the rich history of our faculty and… read more

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Posted 2 Sep, 2021

In 1921, the University of Toronto took over ownership and operation of the Toronto Conservatory and its library collection became the basis for the present-day Music Library. In celebration of our 100-year anniversary, we are in the process of… read more

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Author: Jan Guise, Director, Music Library
Posted 2 Sep, 2021

The Music Library is re-opening on Tuesday, September 7th and we are SO excited to welcome you back to our space! We continue to follow public health guidelines in order to keep staff and students safe and healthy.  As we move through the semester, we… read more

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Author: Jay Lambie, Library Technician
Posted 30 Aug, 2021

Browse our Virtual New Arrivals Shelf and check out the latest additions to the Music Library shelves. Remember, curbside pickup requests are now closed. You can pickup your requests at the Music Library until Friday, September 3 at 1… read more

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Author: Tegan Niziol, Graduate Student Library Assistant
Posted 27 Aug, 2021

I have worked as a graduate student library assistant (GSLA) at the University of Toronto Music Library for the past five years. I entered the position as a second-year master’s student, and now I am closing the chapter on this remarkable stage in my… read more

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Author: William Hunt, Student Library Assistant
Posted 26 Aug, 2021

I have worked in the music library as a Student Library Assistant for approximately 4 years now. I find an incredible solitude in this space, whether I am being paid to work or I am doing my own work. There are essentially four different tasks that I… read more

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Author: Ness Wong, Student Library Assistant
Posted 5 Aug, 2021

On my first day on the job, I was invited to a pizza party with all the staff at the Music Library. It was a quiet and cozy place. Classical music filtered through the back room through someone’s speaker; on the shelf near the large communal table,… read more

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Author: Jay Lambie, Library Technician
Posted 4 Aug, 2021

Check out the latest additions to the Music Library shelves, browse our Virtual New Arrivals Shelf and place your requests today! This week's recent acquisitions feature various CDs and a number of English texts. Stay tuned for German… read more

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Posted 30 Jul, 2021

In 1921, the University of Toronto took over ownership and operation of the Toronto Conservatory and its library collection became the basis for the present-day Music Library. In celebration of our 100-year anniversary, we are in the process of… read more

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Author: Jay Lambie, Library Technician
Posted 26 Jul, 2021

Check out the latest additions to the Music Library shelves, browse our Virtual New Arrivals Shelf and place your requests today! This week's recent acquisitions feature various CDs and a number of French texts. Stay tuned next week… read more

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Author: Jay Lambie, Library Technician
Posted 19 Jul, 2021

Check out the latest additions to the Music Library shelves, browse our Virtual New Arrivals Shelf and place your requests today! This week's recent acquisitions feature various CDs and a number of German texts. Stay tuned next week… read more

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Author: Jay Lambie, Library Technician
Posted 8 Jul, 2021

The Music Library partially re-opened on June 14, 2021 for curbside pickup, and as of this week, you can also place requests for Interlibrary Loans for pickup at Robarts, UTM, or UTSC. Find out more about how to place your requests… read more

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Posted 24 Jun, 2021

In 1921, the University of Toronto took over ownership and operation of the Toronto Conservatory and its library collection became the basis for the present-day Music Library. In celebration of our 100-year anniversary, we are in the process of… read more

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Author: Brooklyn Bohach, BMus, University of Toronto
Posted 24 Jun, 2021

This week's blog is written by Brooklyn Bohach, one of the participants in the 2021 Undergraduate Research Showcase. Brooklyn is a performer, producer,… read more

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Posted 20 May, 2021

In 1921, the University of Toronto took over ownership and operation of the Toronto Conservatory and its library collection became the basis for the present-day Music Library. In celebration of our 100-year anniversary, we are in the process of… read more

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Author: Jay Lambie, Library Technician
Posted 29 Apr, 2021

Browse the latest Virtual New Arrivals Shelf. Although the Library is currently closed to in-person access and curbside pickup requests due to COVID-19, we are still here for all of your virtual library needs. … read more

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Author: Jay Lambie, Library Technician
Posted 20 Apr, 2021

Browse the latest Virtual New Arrivals Shelf and place your requests today! As always, if you need assistance, contact us using the Virtual Help Desk, … read more

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Posted 15 Apr, 2021

In 1921, the University of Toronto took over ownership and operation of the Toronto Conservatory and its library collection became the basis for the present-day Music Library. In celebration of our 100-year anniversary, we are in the process of… read more

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Author: Rebecca Shaw, Music Archivist
Posted 15 Apr, 2021

Break out your favourite crayons, coloured pencils, markers, pastels, or whatever your heart desires and get creative! To help you relax after a long, stressful semester, we have created some Spring-themed colouring pages for you from our… read more

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Author: Jay Lambie, Library Technician
Posted 1 Apr, 2021

Browse the latest Virtual New Arrivals Shelf and place your requests today! As always, if you need assistance, contact us using the Virtual Help Desk,… read more

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Author: Jay Lambie, Library Technician
Posted 18 Mar, 2021

Browse the latest Virtual New Arrivals Shelf and place your requests today! As always, if you need assistance, contact us using the Virtual Help Desk,… read more

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Posted 11 Mar, 2021

In 1921, the University of Toronto took over ownership and operation of the Toronto Conservatory and its library collection became the basis for the present-day Music Library. In celebration of our 100-year anniversary, we are in the process of… read more

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Author: Rebecca Shaw, Music Archivist
Posted 4 Mar, 2021

The Toronto-based performing arts organization New Music Concerts (NMC) is celebrating its 50th anniversary season this year. Their… read more