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

Saturday December 1, 201811:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday December 15, 201811:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday January 5, 201911:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday January 19, 201911:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday February 2, 201911:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday February 16, 201911:00 am - 4:00 pm

Library news:

  • The library will be closed from Dec 22, 2018 until Jan 3, 2019. Regular opening hours will resume Jan 4, 2019.
  • The New Arrivals List is available for viewing!
  • We offer public WiFi access. Please inquire at the desk for the password.

About the JFT Library

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