Library News

Library News


[Library] Books Donated by Members

The library would like to express sincere gratitude to Mr. Kazuyuki Katayama (Director-General, Foreign Service Training Institute, Ministry of Foreign Affairs [Ambassador]), for donating his book, and for his support to the International House of Japan as a member.  
donated_books201912 TaiChū gaikō no satetsu : Shanhai to Nihonjin gaikōkan / Kazuyuki Katayama Nihon Kyōhō-sha, 2017 [日本語棚||300]    Publisher description:

[Library] Temporary suspension of the Biblio-Japan: Library Catalog (OPAC) (Jan. 26)

Due to the electric power cut scheduled on Sunday, January 26, our Biblio-Japan: Library Catalog (OPAC) will be suspended during the following period.
We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Period: Sunday, January 26, 2020, 12:00 noon - 6:00 p.m.


[Library] Library Tour in January

The library will hold a tour on Saturday, January 25, 2020. 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 25, 2020, 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)



2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005


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