Nakakaruizawa library

Opening hour: 9:30 – 19:00
*Closed : every Tuesday, last Thursday of each month

       Borrowing / Returning
        (Returning post is open from 6:30 – 23:00, everyday)
       Searching catalogue
       Register for new library card
       Reference service (by Phone or E-mail)
       Holding catalogue
       Browsing seats (including browsing newspapers,
        latest magazine issues, public computers)
       Photocopying services
Not available:
       Audio-Visual corner
       Using group room, Tatami room

When you visit our library < Safety measures and physical distancing>

The novel coronavirus infection alert level of Saku area has raised to level 4.
From 7th April, we register you with your library card when you arrive again. The record will be used only in need by Ministry of health. The record will be kept for 14 days. And it will be deleated.

Also when you use the seat with desk in the library, you need to register with your library card at the counter. The seat can be used for 1 hour.

Please refrain from visiting the library if in the past two weeks you have visited a country or region where measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are in place.

Please limit your time at the library within 60minutes and stay only as long as necessary.
Please wear a face mask when you visit the library.
We may limit the entry when we reach the capacity.

 · Staff are wearing masks.
 · Hand sanitiser is available for customers on entry.
   We encourage you to use these when visiting a library.
 · Our library is thoroughly cleaned each morning and additional cleaning
   will be done throughout the day.
 · The windows may be opened in need of ventilation.

Thank you for your cooperation.


Valuable pictures, videos and written materials related to Karuizawa are digitized and publicized in the Archive.
Please Note: The link is in Japanese.

Contact Information
Nakakaruizawa Library

Nakakaruizawa Library

3037-18 Nagakura, Karuizawa-machi
TEL : 0267-41-0850
FAX : 0267-41-0851
Hanareyama Library

Hanareyama Library

2112-118 Nagakura, Karuizawa-machi
TEL : 0267-42-3187
FAX : 0267-42-3187
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Please Note: The link is in Japanese.