National Diet Library
  • 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.

  • Kansai-kan small exhibition "Full bloom! The World of Gardening"

    This exhibition introduces books and magazines approaching gardening from many different perspectives: as a hobby, as culture, as a medical approach, and more.

  • 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.

  • Autograph manuscripts and original artwork of well-known people

    This exhibition introduces autographs and the drawings of well-known people in Japan until the Showa era.

What’s New rss

Current~Coming Events and Exhibitions

  • Open

    August 7(Tue.)~August 26(Sun.),

    Barrier-free Children’s Books from Around the World - 2017 IBBY Selection of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities will be held at the ILCL

  • Closed

    August 16(Thu.),
    August 23(Thu.),, etc.

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

  • First-come, first-served

    August 16(Thu.),
    August 23(Thu.),, etc.

    Story hour for children during the summer vacation * will be held at the ILCL

  • Upcoming

    September 9(Sun.)~January 20(Sun.),

    Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of Akai tori―authors and poets who contributed to this legendary children's magazine will be held at the ILCL

  • Upcoming

    October 18(Thu.)~November 24(Sat.),
    November 30(Fri.)~December 22(Sat.),

    70-anniversary Commemorative Exhibition: A Treasure Box of Books – The 70-year History of the National Diet Library and Its Collections* will be held at the Tokyo Main Library ・ Kansai-kan

  • Now Accepting

    October 21(Sun.),

    Lecture: Doyo (children's songs) and music of Akai tori * will be held at the ILCL

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