The Library was designed by Isozaki Arata, one of Japan’s most renowned architects, and completed in 1974. It has the exterior and interior curves that are often a feature of Isozaki’s works, and has been used as a filming location for movies. When you enter the library the arched ceiling supported by curvaceous beams draw your attention. Choose from 500,000 books. In the general section are numerous novels and practical books, and you can find specialist books and materials in the Kitakyushu Repository. Study rooms are also available. In addition there is a mother-and-child library and an audio-visual center. It’s a great way to relax and spend your day.
|地址||4-1 Jonai, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu City|
|營業時間||9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. *9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays|
|休息日||Mondays (the following day if it falls on a national holiday) Dec 29 – Jan 3 *1 Library inventory day *2 *1 Dec 28 is closed for inventory *2 In principle, the last day of every month (If it falls on Sunday, Monday or national holiday, it will be|
|交通||An 11-minute walk from JR Nishikokura Station|