Tuesday through Friday
9:00-19:00(Children's area until 17:00)
Saturday,Sunday and National Holidays
Mondays, Last day of month(If it falls on Saturday or Sunday,it will take place on the previous Friday), New Year's Holidays From Dec.28 to Jan.4, Inventory days.


150-1 Ushirogawara Yamaguchi-city 753-0083

Tel:083-924-2111(office), 083-924-2114(Reference Service)


Lending Service

Anyone who is a legal resident,student or employee in Yamaguchi Prefecture may borrow books.

Registration is required to borrow books. An identification card is necessary to register.

Limit:10 books per person

Loan period:22 days


The library will purchase book,which are not in stock. Upon request,Books already on loan may be requested and reserved.

Mail Service

Lending service by mail is available for the physically impaired.

Limit:10 books per person

Loan Period:30 days for the physically impaired


The library's OPAC(Online Public Access Catalog)will tell you where books are located. You can reach our OPAC by personal computer at your home,office or school.

Reference Service

Dictionaries,encyclopedias,yearbooks and other reference materials are available on the 2nd floor. Librarians at the desk also will help with reference services by researching or locating resources. As for materials which are not in stock,our staff will use interlibrary loan or photocopy services.

Inquiries by mail or telephone are accepted.

Photocopying Service

Materials in the library may be copied under the copyright law.

Copy cost per page:10 Yen

Photocopy service per page:20 Yen

Local Collection

A special Collection of books related to Yamaguchi prefecture(books published in Yamaguchi; school histories; catalogs; research papers,etc.) is available.

Book Delivery Car

A book delivery car visits every city and community library once a week. Through this system,people throughout Yamaguchi have access to our collection.

Service to children and Young Adults

There are picture books,stories,and novels on loan,as well as reference books in the Children's Room.

Lending service,registration,and reading guidance is available at the desk.

Hours 9:00-17:00

If you have any problems in the library,do not hesitate to ask the staff to help you.

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