Enjoyed this article on some of the members only and hidden libraries around New York. Most large cities can boast hidden or member-only libraries. As a member of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Student Chapter I’ve been able to tour many of these. I would love to go on a quest to write a similar article about the lesser known Toronto libraries. I recently learned about a few libraries that I did not know existed, such as the ROM, Textile Museum, and University Club:
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The ROM has two libraries and an archive which are open to the public for research.
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The Textile museum also has a research collection for use by the public at the H. N. Pullar Library.
I will keep my eyes out for more items to add to this list. I’ll be going on a tour of some special libraries next month in Toronto and will hopefully get a chance to blog about them afterwards.