Service Hours (Katsura Library)

Opening hours

Mon-Fri   9:00-21:00(September and March 9:00-17:00)

17:00-21:00 Only Kyoto University members

You need your IC card from 17:00 to 21:00 when you enter or leave. 
For details, please see "To enter and leave from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m."


・Saturdays, Sundays
・National Holidays
・University Foundation Day (Jun.18)
・Mon-Wed of the 3rd week of August
・Katsura Campus (Graduate School of Engineering) Administration Office holidays
・Dec. 28-Jan. 4
・Last weekday of every month except December

Other closing days will be announced at the calendar.

Hours of operation

Regular library hours
Shortened library hours [Sep/Mar]
※Borrowing/returning are available during library hours.
- 4:45pm - 4:45pm

Applying for visiting other library Application Form
Dissertation - Requires prior reservation
Rare Books - Requires prior reservation 

- 8:30pm
(30 minutes before closing)
- 4:30pm
(30 minutes before closing)
Use of the materials of the Stack Rooms in the basement floor
- 8:50pm
(10 minutes before closing)
- 4:50pm
(10 minutes before closing)
Use of the Group Study Rooms and the Theater Room
9:00pm 5:00pm Closed