Using the library

Fill in an application form at the reception desk.This gives access to the general tourism information on the 1st floor.
To use the specialized books and journals on the basement floor it’s necessary to show an ID card.

  • Books are for reference only.
  • ※They cannot be borrowed.

  • Photocopies can be used to photocopy materials(subject to Japanese copyright lows)
  • Laptop are permitted,although there is no internet facility.

【Opening hours】
10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.Monday through Friday

【Closed Days】
Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays,
Every fourth Wednesday of the month, New Year holidays
Please note: The library may be closed occasionally due to symposiums and other events.

【Admission fee】


  • You can bring in drink with lid but refrain from eating foods.
  • No photo
  • Please refrain from talking on the phone except at the entrance area
  • No smoking