Reduced Library Hours
|Monday||11:30am-1:30pm & 2:30pm-4:30pm|
|Tuesday||11:30am-1:30pm & 2:30pm-4:30pm|
|Thursday||11:30am-1:30pm & 2:30pm-4:30pm|
|Friday||11:30am-1:30pm & 2:30pm-4:30pm|
- JFT Library will reopen from Thursday, July 23. Please visit see Library Visitor Policy for more details.
- Join our next online JFT Book Club on August 20, 2020.
- The New Arrivals List is available for viewing!
- We offer public WiFi access. Please inquire at the desk for the password.
We are pleased to announce that JFT Library will reopen from Thursday, July 23.
As we re-open the Library to the public, we ask you for your cooperation to keep the Library a safe place for yourself, for other visitors and for our staff.
The library will be open with reduced hours and modified services. All visitors will be asked to make a reservation before visiting the library.
Please check the Library Visitor Policy to make your booking.
Our next Book Club theme is TRAVEL!
Thursday, August 20, 2020 [3:00 – 4:00 pm]!
The books may be from any section of the JFT Library – including travel memoirs, biographies, guidebooks, or fiction.
Please email email@example.com to reserve your spot.
We successfully hosted our first online Book Club on June 11, 2020 [3:00 – 4:00 pm]!
Thank you to everyone for participating.
Please find the list of books discussed during our Book Club below.
A detailed book list can be found by clicking the book list image on the left or by clicking here.
|Title||Author||Call Number||Item Number|
|A man||Hirano, Keiichiro||in process||in process|
|A tale for the time being||Ozeki, Ruth L.||813.54 O93 2013||00023161|
|Confessions||Minato, Kanae||895.636 M56 2014||00025108|
|Harmony||Itoh, Project||895.636 I86 2010||00021004|
|Norwegian wood||Murakami, Haruki||895.635 M87 N67 1987|
895.635 M87 N67 2000
|Penance||Minato, Kanae||895.636 M56 2017||00025876|
|The beast player||Uehashi, Nahoko||895.635 U33 B42 2018||00026512|
|The end of the moment we had||Okada, Toshiki||895.636 O32 E52 2018||00026297|
Winners of the Book Tree Contest will be announced after the library reopens. Thank you very much for your patience.
In the meantime, please feel free to view how our Book Tree blossomed over the course of 8 weeks!
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, 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.