The International House of Japan Library

The International House of Japan Library is a special library for Japanese Studies which was established in 1953.
The library has been a center supporting Japanese Studies academics and information specialists in Japan, by organizing workshops for Japanese Studies information specialists, publishing reference guidebooks for Japanese Studies and so on, with cooperating institutions overseas and in Japan, as well as offering general library services.
The library is situated in a building listed as a major work of Japanese modern architecture and has beautiful views of a traditional Japanese-style garden reflecting the changing seasons.

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[Library] Notice of Closure Due to Repair Work (Aug.2, 2023-Aug.4, 2023)
[Library] Library Tour in June (June 17, 2023)
[Library] Grant from the Kasumi Kaikan (Fiscal Year 2022)
[Library] Notice about Library Catalog (OPAC) (from Feb. 3, 2023)
[Library] Temporary Suspension of the Library Catalog (OPAC) (Dec. 24, 2022)
[Library] Newly Arrived Books


The Library, The International House of Japan
5-11-16 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
TEL: 03-3470-3213 (Mon.-Sat., 9:00 am-6:00 pm)
FAX: 03-3475-0424