Library Hours & Days Closed

Chūō Library

Open hours: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Closed: every Wednesday (open if Wednesday is a holiday),
Year-end/New Year period (12/29-1/3),
other days designated by the Board of Education.

Nukata Library

Open hours: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Days closed: every Monday (open if it is a holiday, and closed on the next weekday),
Year-end/New Year period (12/29-1/3)

Citizen's Center Libraries (Nambu, Chūō, Ōhira, Tōbu, Yahagi, Mutsumi)

Open hours: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (until 5 p.m. on weekends and holidays)

Closed: Every Monday, Year-end/New Year period (12/29-1/3)

Genkikan Information Library

Open hours: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Days closed: Every Monday, Year-end/New Year period (12/29-1/3)

Making a Library Card

Who may make a library card

A person living, working, or attending school in Aichi Prefecture may make a library card.


Registration place

Please fill in the necessary information on the application form at the popular library counter on the 2nd floor of the Chūō Library, or the Nukata Library, citizens' center libraries, or Genkikan Information library.


Please bring something to prove your name and address (such as a driver's license, health insurance card, student ID, etc.)

Borrowing & Returns

When borrowing

Bring the materials you want to borrow and your library card to the loan counter.

One person may borrow up to 10 books, or up to 5 audio-visual materials (CDs/DVDs).

Items may be borrowed for up to two weeks.

When making returns

Please return materials at the return counter at the Chūō Library, Nukata Library,Citizen's Center Libraries, or Genkikan Information Library.

You may return materials to the return slot when the library is closed (Chūō Library,Nukata Library, and Nambu Citizen's Center Library only) .

Reservations & Requests


If the book you want to read is checked out, you can make a reservation for it.

Reservations can be made on the internet, at the catalog machine (OPAC) in the library, at the counter, or by telephone.


If a material you wish to borrow is not available at the library, we will do what we can to accommodate requests for purchase or borrowing through inter-library loan.


When making photocopies

When making photocopies please complete a request form and after receiving confirmation from the staff you may use the copy machine.

The copy charge

Copies (up to A3 size) are ¥50/copy for color or ¥10/copy for black and white.

Copy machines are available at the Chuo Library and Nukata Library.