Information and Reference Desk

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The Information and Reference Desk at the main entrance to The BRIDGE Library is your access point for reference services. At the desk, staff and student assistants can help you with a variety of situations.

You can reach the desk at 416-287-7512 or make an appointment by contacting The BRIDGE.


TCards (Library cards)

Present your valid TCard to borrow library material. If you lose your TCard, you must report it to the main UTSC Library (AC building) to ensure material is not charged to your account.

TCards are issued by the TCard office in room BV498A. You can add funds to your TCard using TCard+.

Loan Periods

Status Loan periods Renewals Item limits
Undergraduate students 14 days 5 renewals, 84 days max 50
Graduate students, Staff and Faculty 90 days 3 renewals, 360 days max 200

Please note that users with Alumni Reader and Alumni cards cannot borrow from The Bridge Library.


Return books to the drop box outside of The BRIDGE Library.

Please note: Course reserves and interlibrary loans will be administered at the main UTSC Library in the Academic Centre (AC) building. Please do not return these items at The BRIDGE Library. If items from the main UTSC Library are returned at The BRIDGE Library, fines may incur.


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Hours of Service
Monday to Thursday: 10am to 10pm
Friday: 10am to 5pm
Saturday & Sunday: 12pm - 6pm