• 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.

  • The Meiji and Taisho Eras in Photographs

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

  • What is the Legal Deposit System?

    The legal deposit system mandates that copies of all new publications published in Japan must be sent to the National Diet Library.

What’s New rss

Current~Coming Events and Exhibitions

  • Open

    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

    May 26(Sat.),

    Lecture "Philosophising is just part of my nature." * will be held at the ILCL

  • Upcoming

    July 26(Thu.),

    Library tours for children and parents during the summer vacation * will be held at the ILCL

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