The Merril collection is named after Author/Editor Judith
Merril who donated the original collection of 5,000 SF, fantasy and
associated non fiction items to the Toronto
Public Library in 1970. Then called the Spaced Out Library it has since
grown to over 54,000 items. The Merril collection is the only one of it's
kind in Canada, available to the general public. The collection is housed in
Toronto at 239 College Street.