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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
July 26, 2018 (Thu.)
August 2, 2018 (Thu.)
August 9, 2018 (Thu.)
August 16, 2018 (Thu.)
August 23, 2018 (Thu.)
August 30, 2018 (Thu.)
ILCL Library tours for children and parents during the summer vacation * Closed
July 26, 2018 (Thu.)
August 09, 2018 (Thu.)
August 16, 2018 (Thu.)
August 23, 2018 (Thu.)
August 30, 2018 (Thu.)
ILCL Story hour for children during the summer vacation * First-come, first-served
August 02, 2018 (Thu.) ILCL Lecture for teens “Fascinating historical documents! Check them out at the library or on the web!—Great recipe books from the Edo period!”* 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 March 06, 2018 (Tue.)
to July 15, 2018 (Sun.)
ILCL The Golden and Silver Brush Awards in the Netherlands — The world of children's books Open
From August 07, 2018 (Tue.)
to August 26, 2018 (Sun.)
ILCL Barrier-free Children’s Books from Around the World - 2017 IBBY Selection of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities Upcoming
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* Upcoming

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