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The National Diet Library offers the following events.
Click the title for details.
Titles with asterisk (*) link to Japanese page.
In "Venue" column, "ILCL" means International Library of Children's Literature.


Date Venue Title Application
January 20, 2019 (Sun.) ILCL Lecture "Cao Wenxuan: My Life, My Literature" Now Accepting
February 07, 2019 (Thu.) Tokyo Main Library International Policy Seminar "U.S. Foreign Policy and Japan" Now Accepting

Regular Events

Date Venue Title Application
Once a week Kansai-kan Short instruction sessions (General) * Now Accepting
The second Wednesday of each month ILCL Story Hour for Babies and Toddlers * Now Accepting
Saturdays ILCL Story Hour for Children (age 4-) * Not Required


Click the title for details such as opening hours.

Date Venue Title State
From September 09, 2018 (Sun.)
to January 20, 2019 (Sun.)
ILCL Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of Akai tori―authors and poets who contributed to this legendary children's magazine Open
From October 18, 2018 (Thu.)
to November 24, 2018 (Sat.)
From November 30, 2018 (Fri.)
to December 22, 2018 (Sat.)
Tokyo Main Library,
70-anniversary Commemorative Exhibition: A Treasure Box of Books – The 70-year History of the National Diet Library and Its Collections* Open

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