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[Library] Temporary suspension of the Biblio-Japan: Library Catalog (OPAC) (Jan. 28)

Due to the electric power cut scheduled on Sunday, January 28, our Biblio-Japan: Library Catalog (OPAC) will be suspended during the following period.
Thank you for your understanding.
We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Period: Sunday, January 28, 2018, 12:00 noon-6:00 p.m.


[Library] Library Tour in January

The library will hold a tour on Saturday, January 20, 2018.
We will introduce you to the library's usage. If you are interested in the library or library membership, please feel free to participate. Reservations are unnecessary.

  • Date: Saturday, January 20, 2018, 2:00 pm-
  • Place: The Library, International House of Japan
  • Participants: IHJ members, persons who are interested in the library, persons who are considering becoming a library member
  • Language: Japanese (If you would like to participate library tour in English, please contact the library.)


[Library] Newly Arrived Books

A list of books received in the past 40 days is available here. (continuously updated)


[Library] Grant from the Kasumi Kaikan

We are pleased to announce that the library has received a grant from the Kasumi Kaikan in Fiscal 2016. As a result, we have been able to add 34 valuable new books in Japanese Studies to our collection.



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The Library, The International House of Japan
5-11-16 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
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