• The Meiji and Taisho Eras in Photographs

    This exhibition introduces photographs of famous places, selected from the photo books in our collections.

  • Kansai-kan small exhibition "Every dog has his book"

    This exhibition introduces about 100 books about dogs, from such viewpoints as history, research, novels, etc.

  • The 70th Anniversary of the National Diet Library, Japan

    The National Diet Library (NDL), Japan celebrates its 70th anniversary.
    We will hold commemorative international symposiums and an exhibition. Please take a closer look at the NDL's unique efforts and its valuable collection on this occasion.

  • Portraits of Modern Japanese Historical Figures

    This exhibition presents portrait photographs of statesmen, government officials, military officers, businessmen, scholars, cultural figures and others who had an impact on building modern Japanese society.

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Current~Coming Events and Exhibitions

  • Closed

    February 25(Sun.),

    Mission and role of the International Youth Library and its recent important projects* will be held at the ILCL

  • Now Accepting

    March 1(Thu.),

    International Symposium Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the National Diet Library’s Branch Library System—Innovation and the Role of the Public Sector will be held at the Tokyo Main Library

  • Upcoming

    March 6(Tue.)~July 15(Sun.),

    The Golden and Silver Brush Awards in the Netherlands — The world of children's books will be held at the ILCL

  • Now Accepting

    March 25(Sun.),

    Picture books and music for children "Groompa's kindergarten" * will be held at the ILCL

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