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2020-6-1 Admission reservations to the Tokyo Main Library to be allocated by lottery (Update: July 1)

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, admission to the Tokyo Main Library will be limited to a maximum of 800 visitors per day, and an admission reservation will be necessary to enter the library. Please read the following before submitting an admission reservation request form.

Applications must be submitted no later than 12:00 noon on Wednesday of the week before your preferred date of visit. Click the link below to access the request form.

We are now accepting admission reservation requests for the following weeks:
  • From Monday, July 13, to Saturday, July 18 (Deadline is 12:00 noon on Wednesday, July 8.)
  • Request form
    • Reservations will be allocated by lottery, so there is no advantage in applying early. The probability of being selected will not increase.
    • If you do not receive a reservation confirmation notification via email, you will not be allowed to enter the Tokyo Main Library.
    • We will post on the NDL Twitter when we send the confirmation emails.
We will begin to accept admission reservation requests for the following weeks starting on July 8.
  • From Monday, July 20, to Saturday, July 25 (Deadline is 12:00 noon on Wednesday, July 15.)
  • From Monday, July 27, to Saturday, August 1 (Deadline is 12:00 noon on Wednesday, July 22.)

We apologize for any inconvenience caused by the admission process.

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