Autumn Tote Bag Promotion


The Japan Foundation Toronto Library is now offering stylish tote bags to help you carry all your books home! Starting September 15th, current library card holders and new members both have the opportunity to receive a bag.


For New Patrons:
• All new patrons registering after September 15th will receive a tote bag when signing up for a library card.

For Existing Patrons
• When a patron borrows 5 or more items, they will receive a tote bag.


Please note that we can only offer 1 bag per patron.
The campaign will conclude after 300 bags have been distributed!


The Japan Foundation Toronto Library is a public lending library for anyone interested in Japan and Japanese culture. It maintains a collection of 24,000 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 4 viewing stations, and explore our collection of manga, CDs, DVDs, fashion magazines and other great resources in the Pop Culture Corner.

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/Renewals: 416-966-2935
Fax: 416-966-0957

Library Hours

Monday11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Select Saturdaysnoon - 5:00 pmJuly 12, 26
August 9, 23
September 6, 21 (Sunday, for Word on the Street), 27
October 4 (Evening only, for Nuit Blanche), 18
November 8, 22
December 6
CLOSEDOther Saturdays, Sundays
August 4, September 1, October 13, November 11, December 25-31, January 1-4