The Library has a wide range collection on Japanese society and culture to help the participants study.

Brief search(OPAC)
OPACExternal link Search Result List (New arrivals 30 days or earlier)External link Useful Information

About the Library


3-14 Rinku Port Kita, Tajiri-cho, Sennan-gun, Osaka 598-0093
TEL:072-490-2605 / FAX:072-490-2805

Library Hours

Monday - Friday 9:40-17:00

Library Closed

*Saturdays, Sundays, National holidays, Year-end and New year's holidays, Last Friday of every month, Any other holidays will be notified. Calendar

Annual CalendarExternal link For Visitors: Please check the library calendar


1. Access to the Collection

The entire collection is open-access. Library catalog(OPAC) is available for finding books.

2. Loans

A loan service is provided only through Inter-Library Loan System.
*Please ask at the library of your affiliated organization, or at the public libraries for borrowing books.
*Residents or workers in Tajiri-cho can borrow books at the Information Desk.

3. Copy Service

Only materials in the Library may be copied, but only within the limits allowed by Japanese copyright laws.

4. Reference Service



Please use a form in the following


※The Japan Foundation runs libraries in domestic and overseas offices.
The Japan Foundation LibrariesExternal link

Please refer to the Library of the Japanese-Language Institute, UrawaExternal link, for the resources concerned specifically with Japanese-language education.

※Donating books
For donations into our library, please contact us in advance.