Library News

Library News

 

[Library] Change in the Opening Hours of the Periodical Section (Oct. 22, 2021)

The hours of the periodical section on weekdays will provisionally change as follows from Monday, Nov. 1:

Hours (periodical section only)
Monday through Friday, from 9 am to 9 pm
Weekends and holidays, from 9 am to 6 pm

The library staff will not be on duty after 6 pm.
To prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask library users to use installed sterilization equipment and to open and close windows by themselves to ensure proper ventilation.
Thank you for your understanding, and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause..

[Library] Library Tour in November

The library will hold a tour on Saturday, November 20, 2021. 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, November 20, 2021, 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.)
 

[Joint Exhibition of Books] World Heritage in Japan

In July, two new sites in Japan were added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The first comprises Amami-Oshima Island, Tokunoshima Island, northern part of Okinawa Island, and Iriomote Island (Kagoshima and Okinawa). The second are Jomon Prehistoric Sites in Northern Japan (Hokkaido, Aomori, Iwate, and Akita). In the exhibition, the International House of Japan Library, Bibliothèque de la Maison franco-japonaise, and the Bibliothek des Deutschen Institut für Japanstudien, will be displaying English, French, and German materials on Japan’s World Heritage sites. For further information on the exposition, please contact each library.



  • Period: Friday, October 1 – Saturday, October 30, 2021
  • Place: The Library, International House of Japan
  • Exhibit: English materials on Japan’s World Heritage

[[Bibliothèque de la Maison franco-japonaise]
3-9-25 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0013
Tel: 03-5421-7643 / Fax: 03-5421-7653
E-mail: biblio@mfj.gr.jp
http://www.mfj.gr.jp/bibliotheque/presentation/index.php (website in French)

[Deutsches Institut für Japanstudien Bibliothek]
Jochi Kioizaka Bldg. 2F
7-1 Kioicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0094
Tel:03-3222-5273 / Fax: 03-3222-5420
E-mail: dijbibli@dijtokyo.org
https://www.dijtokyo.org/library/



 

[Library] Library Tour in October

The library will hold a tour on Saturday, October 23, 2021. 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, October 23, 2021, 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 new books is available here. (continuously updated)

 

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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