[Katsura Library] The opening hours will be extended until 21:00 from June 1, 2022

We will extend the opening hours and services of Katsura Library from June, 2022.

Current Library Hours and Services

  • From June 1, 2022, we have extended the opening time to 9:00 - 21:00 on weekdays. 
  • The hours of services provided at the counter are as follows. ( will also be accepted by e-mail or form).
    • 9:00 ‐ 16:45 Reference(Q&A)
                 Visiting Other Library※ Application Form
                 Rare Books-Requires prior reservation
    • 9:00 - 20:30 Reception for the Group Study Rooms Application Form
                 Reception for the Theater Room Application Form
                 Retrieval service (library staff pickup the materials from the Stack Rooms)
    • 9:00 - 20:45 Use of the Group Study Rooms and the Theater Room  
  • If you apply for today's use of the Group Study Rooms and the Theater Room after 17:00, we accept it only at the Information desk.
  • You cannot enter from the first floor from 17:00 - 21:00. Please enter through the IC certification door on the second floor. Please don't forget to bring your IC card when you enter or leave.
  • Library card will be issued to those who have a status on campus and do not have an IC card. Go to "Applying for a Library Card" page for details.
  • Non-Kyoto University Members cannot use the library after 17:00. Go to "Visitors" page for details.


  • E-mail:090stosho [at] mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp

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