Library Facilities & Opening Hours
Wakayama Civic Library
17 Byobu-cho, Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture
|Opening hours||9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.|
|Closed days||Open Everyday|
|1F||We have a wide range of local products based on the concept, “Wakayama Finest Quality”. In our bookstore, we provide you with a selection of latest magazines and books that enrich your life in terms of Food, Living, Beauty care, and Health. We also offer you useful stationaries and fancy miscellaneous goods, which are perfect for gifts. Moreover, you can drink beverages purchased at the café in each floor except for the prohibited area.|
|2F||This floor’s collections are divided by the following themes:Introduction to Wakayama which gives you deep understanding of Wakayama prefecture, Ariyoshi Sawako collection, a book collection of famous writer Sawako Ariyoshi born in Wakayama city, literature, and lifestyles such as Cooking, Living and home, and Travel. You can enjoy your reading in a quiet and comfortable environment. And also multi-purpose rooms are available in this floor.|
|3F||This floor gives you technical and specialized books such as local history, society, natural science, education and art as well as emigration archives, which are the only ones specialized in emigration in Japan’s public libraries. We have study rooms so that you can concentrate on studying in a quiet surrounding. You may also use terrace seats to enjoy your food outside.|
|4F||Children may enjoy listening to story telling in such exciting areas like Book Mountain where you can sit at ease, and a secret Book Cave. Furthermore, at a Play Area, they can play with educational toys and encourage their creativities, and at Mug-mug Area you can enjoy food and drinks brought from outside. Also there is a child care support base run by Wakayama city in this floor.|
Wakayama Civic Library West Branch (Nishi-Bunkan)
Kasei Hohoemi Center, 755-1 Matsue, Wakayama City, Wakayama Prefecture
|Opening hours||10:00 A.M. to 8:00.P.M.|
|Closed days||Mondays (Succeeding Tuesday if Monday is a holiday),
Year-end and New Year (12/29～1/3), a special period for refiling.
The West Branch is located in the Kasei Hohoemi Center, which is a complex with the Nishi Health Center and a child care support base. We are enriching children's books and books for parents.