JCCC Library

Regular Schedule

Sun/Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
10am - 2pm 1pm - 5pm 10am - 2pm 1pm - 5pm
non-lending 10am - 2pm
computer clinic 2pm - 4:30pm
*Schedules are subject to change during summer and winter during vacation season. Please check our newsletter or contact JCCC Reception (416-441-2345) for schedule change.

Holiday Schedule

Tue. Dec. 24, 2019 – Fri. Jan. 3, 2020

Special openings:

  • Sun. Jan 26, 2020 - Oshogatsu Kai Hours 11am-3pm

    General Information:

    The JCCC welcomes all visitors to our library. Children ages under 14 must always be supervised by a parent or a responsible caregiver.

    The JCCC, and its staff and library volunteers do not take responsibility for lost, stolen or damaged (personal) items, and are not accountable for any accidents or injuries incurred on the premises of the library and JCCC property.

    Borrowing Information:

    Lending Materials:

    Lending Service Hours:
    Tues: 10:00am~2:00pm Wed & Sat: 1:00pm~5:00pm 

    Loan Period:
    Books/Manga (Comic Books): 4 weeks
    Magazines/DVDs: 2 weeks

    Quantity of loan materials:
    6 books/person, 2 DVDs/person (Extension of loan period are not permitted)

    Returning Library Items:

    You may be contacted by the JCCC library in case of significant delay of returning materials or any other reasonable grounds.

    Library guidelines:

    (*) Please note that opening hours and hours of lending service are subject to change/close due to JCCC’s events or holidays.
    Please check notices from the library or on the JCCC notice board.


    The library focuses on Japanese Canadian Heritage and Japanese literature (English and Japanese), as well as cultural reference books, children’s books and Manga (Japanese comic books).

    The JCCC welcomes both JCCC members and non members who wish to visit the library during opening hours (see below for more details).

    Visitors can enjoy learning about Nikkei history and Japanese culture, as well as reading books, magazines and Manga, and the children’s section offers a place where families can read books together in the library.

    Visitors are also able to borrow items from most of our collections including DVDs.
    (Please see below for further details regarding rules and guidelines)

    There is also a “circulated” book/magazine section in the library where people can purchase selected items for a small donation. The money raised at this section is used for purchasing new books and magazines for the library.

    The JCCC Library, which is part of the Nikkei Heritage Museum, has been open since October 2013. Since then, the library’s collection has significantly grown and is enjoyed by many library members and visitors.
    The JCCC Library is run by the JCCC Library committee, which is organized by enthusiastic volunteers and staff. The library offers bilingual services in both English and Japanese.

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    Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre
    6 Garamond Court, Toronto, ON, M3C 1Z5
    (416) 441-2345