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How to use our facilities

Please also see our FAQ.

  • You can access our books, sheet music, magazines, and leaflets of our past performances. You also can listen to CDs, LPs, LDs, and DVDs.
    * You only can access these onsite and they cannot be checked out.
  • Please bring with you some document to verify your address.
  • Anybody who is at least of middle school age can access our facilities. If still in elementary school, please come with your guardian if you wish to access our facilities. Preschoolers are not allowed entry onsite.
  • No food or beverage may be consumed inside the library. Furthermore, please ask that you refrain from using our facilities for purposes other than to view and listen to our materials, such as, for resting or studying.

Opening Hours

To listen and access our materials: Tuesday through Friday: 11:30–18:30
Saturday, Sunday, holidays: 11:30–17:00
Photocopy services: Tuesday through Friday: 11:30–17:30
Saturday, Sunday, holidays: 11:30–16:00
Closed: Mondays and please click hereExternal link for other closed dates

Photocopy services:

  • Photocopies of the stored materials can be made to the extent allowed under the copyright laws and the rules of our facility.
  • Cost: 30 Yen per copy on A3, B4, A4, and B5 format sheets (only black and white)
  • You may not duplicate the listening materials.

For questions and reference services:

  • Please do ask our desk staff when you have any questions.
  • Questions regarding the stored materials and musical materials can be answered over the phone.
  • Please be mindful that answers to your questions may take some time.
    Telephone: 03-3828-2111
    Service Hours: Tuesday through Sunday (excluding closed days) during 9:00–17:00