Regular Library Hours

Monday11:30 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday11:30 am - 6:30 pm
Friday11:30 am - 4:30 pm

Saturday Openings

Sat May 2811:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat June 1111:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat June 2511:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat July 911:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat July 2311:00 am - 4:00 pm


Library news:

  • The New Arrivals Book list for May is available for viewing!
  • We offer public WiFi access. Please inquire at the desk for the password.
  • Come and see our display of books related to JFT’s Travel Lecture Series, or click here click here to access the book list.

The Japan Foundation Toronto Library is a public lending library for anyone interested in Japan and Japanese culture. It maintains a collection of over 20,000 Japan-related print and audiovisual materials in English, Japanese and French, emphasizing language study, art, literature, history and culture.

Visitors are welcome to study in the library, watch a film at one of the viewing stations, and explore our collection of manga, CDs, DVDs, fashion magazines and other great resources.

Our catalogue is available online in web and mobile formats for you to browse at home. Registered users may renew their materials and place holds on items using our online account system: Click here to sign in.

Inquiries: 416-966-2935