@Ashiya Municipal Library TOP->MENU->English
@ Books are very precious to us.
@ Please take good care of books not Only for our seives but for others also.
@ Be sure to return the books by the due date.
Ashiya Municipal Library
Ashiya Municipal Library (Main)
12-5, Ise-cho,Ashiya, Hyogo
0797-31-2301
<OPEN >
* Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
* Holiday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
<CLOSED>
Monday(If Monday is a legal holiday, the library is open and closed the day after.), the end of the year, New Year Holidays, the first Tuesday of the month(If the first Tuesday of the month is a legal holiday, the library is open and closed the day after.) and special maintenance days.
* Due boxes
Services of an Ashiya Municipal library
(1) When you borrow books for the first time If you ;
(a) live in AshiyaCAmagasaki ,Inagawa, Itami,Kawanishi, Sanda, Nishinomiya or Takarazuka
or
(b) are a student or a worker in Ashiya then you must bring proof of either residence, current employment or student status to be eligible to get a library card.

(2) When you borrow books@
Be sure to use your library card. It can borrow the number of books that you can read in 2 weeks.

(3) When you return books@
Please return the books to either the main library
or at other locations in Ashiya (‡T` ‡V) by the due date on the bookmarker which came with the book.
Even on library holidays, you can return the books at the drop boxes next to the libraryfs either east or west entrance. (Only the main library)
At the other libraries, you canft return the books except on open days.
*** Do not return CDs or Floppy Disks at the drop box.
*** If you borrowed a book from Hyogo Prefecture Library or another cityfs through Ashiya City Library, please donft return the book at the drop boxes.

(4) If you canft find the book that you want or you would like to obtain further information.
Ask the librarians.
If the book you want is checked out, you can make a request for the book to be held for you.
If we donft have the book you are looking for here at Ashiya City Library, we might be able to purchase it after a certain period of time or, we might be able to borrow the book from another library.
Services of a Main library
1 Copying
Only libraryfs materials
Photocopying at 10 yen per sheet.
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2 For physically challenged library members
You can take advantages of these services; books of Braille, audiotapes, or delivery.

3 Scheduled functions
Movies, story telling, origami classes.

4 On the Internet
You'd be available to search the Internet for informations of books we have in the library.
If the book you want is check out , you can make a request on the Internet.

Mobile library "TOKIMEKI-GO" is abolished at the end of March, 2003.


@List of books in english
Other Locations
1 Ashiya City Library Branch
(1) Ohara Branch
20-2, Ohara-cho,
Ashiya, Hyogo 659-0092
0797-38-7762
<OPEN>
Wednesday-SaturdayiHolidays containsj
10:00 a.m-6:00 p.m
<CLOSED>
Monday,Tuesday (If the first Tuesday of the month is a legal holiday, the library is closed the day after.), the end of year, New Year Holidays and Special maintenance days.
¦ No due box
¦ No parking
(2) Uchide Branch
15-9CUchidekozuchi-cho,
Ashiya, Hyogo 659-0028
0797-38-7220
<OPEN>
monday and Wednesday-Saturday
10:00 a.m-5:00 p.m
<CLOSED>
Sunday,Tuesday (If the first Tuesday of the month is a legal holiday, the library is closed the day after.), legal holidaysAthe end of year, New Year Holidays and Special maintenance days.
¦ No due box
¦ No parking
2 Ashiya City Public Hall Library
8-24, Narihira-cho,
Ashiya, Hyogo 659-0068
(Ashiya Citizen Center annex 3F)
0797-31-4995
<OPEN>
Monday, Wednesday-Saturday
9:30 a.m-5:00 p.m
<CLOSED>
Sunday, Tuesday, legal holidays, the end of the year and New Year Holidays
¦ No due box

3 Ashiya City Kamimiyagawa Culture Center Library
10-5, Kamimiyagawa-cho,
Ashiya, Hyogo 659-0072
0797-22-9229
ƒOPEN„
Monday-Saturday
9:00 a.m-5:15 p.m
ƒCLOSED„
Sunday, legal holidays, the end of the year and New Year Holidays
¦ No due box