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 February 16, 201911:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday March 2, 201911:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday March 16, 201911:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday March 30, 201911:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday April 13, 201911:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday April 27, 201911:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday May 11, 201911:00 am - 4:00 pm

Library news:

  • The 2019 Book Tree will begin on January 21, 2019
  • The New Arrivals List is available for viewing!
  • We offer public WiFi access. Please inquire at the desk for the password.

The JFT Library Book Tree

The JFT Library will have a book tree again this year. Help us grow the tree while gaining chances to win prizes from our generous donors.
To participate is simple: continue to borrow and enjoy materials from the JFT Library.

Fill out a ballot and write a comment about what you’ve read for a chance to win a prize!

Every time you borrow 5 or more items you may enter a ballot.
*Magazines excluded*

Help the Book Tree grow by writing comments on leaves and adding them to our tree.

Book Tree eligibility:
Materials checked out within the period of
January 21 – March 30, 2019  (4:00pm)

Thank you for participating!

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