The Rupert Edwards Library is located in the atrium on the main floor, next to B Espresso Bar. We recommend using the Philosopher's Walk entrance for easiest access.

Hours of Operation*

September 2015 to May 12, 2016

Monday to Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Friday: 10:00am - 8:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Sunday / Holidays: CLOSED

May 13, 2016 to May 31, 2016

Monday to Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday    CLOSED

Sunday / Holidays: CLOSED


29 August - 2 September

12:00pm - 4:00pm

Regular hours resume on 6 September 2016

*Hours are subject to change without notice

Mailing Address

Rupert Edwards Library
The Royal Conservatory of Music
273 Bloor Street West
Toronto,  ON
M5S 1W2



416.408.2824 x331


Craig Butosi, Library Services Manager

416.408.2824 x338

Responsibility: Collection development, donations, library policy, copyright, music rentals, research, orchestral music, promotion, technology, electronic resource access, printing and photocopying accounts, music bibliography

Adelaide McDonnell, Library Services Assistant

416.408.2824 x280

Responsibility: Circulation and borrowing, fines, music rentals, inter-library loans, cataloguing, reserves, stacks maintenance, periodicals, orchestral music, electronic resources, book sale

We also staff several student library assistants from the Glenn Gould School throughout the academic year.


The library is open until May 31, 2016. We will be closed for the summer, but reopening in September, 2016.