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Facility Guide

LastUpdate 2010/01/04
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First Floor

The first floor hosts a general library area, children's activities, Internet services and audio-visual material.
  • Users are welcome to check any books freely. When you have found a book you want to borrow, bring it to the circulation desk or use an automatic lending machine (only installed in the main library).
  • Recorded books, large print books and magnifiers are available for vision-impaired users.
  • In the story-telling room in the children's corner, a story-telling gathering is held every Saturday starting at 3:00 p.m. At this time, picture books are read and stories are told to children.
  • Also, there is a monthly story-telling event for children up to one year old or two to three year old and their parents. The schedule is publicized via the "Koho Narita" newsletter and the library's home page on the Internet. Sign up in person or by phone.
  • To use the Internet corner, sign up at the circulation desk on the first floor.
  • You can watch video tapes and DVDs in the audio-visual corner. Please sign up at the circulation desk on the first floor.

Second Floor

The second floor hosts a reference room, meeting rooms, an audio-visual service center, an audio-visual hall and an exhibition corner.
  • Reference room (open from 9:30 to 17:30 Tuesday through Friday and from 9:30 to 17:00 on Saturdays and Sundays) houses dictionaries, subject books, almanacs, manuals, white papers, reduced editions of newspapers, microfilms, and telephone directories. These materials are not available for lending. Please use them inside the room. There is an information service corner with terminals available to access the Internet or online databases, as well as terminals for documentation purposes. Sign up for use of these terminals at the circulation desk in the reference room. The library includes corners where visitors can learn about the local area and access administrative material, and where users can read books about the city of Narita and surrounding communities, and administrative material and serial publications about Chiba Prefecture.
  • Meeting rooms are available for local residents for the purpose of group learning activities, among other library activities.