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Saitama Municipal Library

Locations & Hours

Chuou Library

Location: 11-1 Higashitakasagocho Urawa-ku
(The library is the eighth floor of the stream building.)
Tel/Fax: 048-871-2100/048-884-5500
Open: Monday(except First and Thrid Monday) through Friday 9am-9pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-6pm
Close: First and Thrid Monday ( not including National Holiday)
Two days later of National Holiday on First and Thrid Monday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: 1 min. walk from the East Exit of Urawa Station (JR Utsunomiya Line, Takasaki Line, and Keihin-Tohoku Line).

Mamiya Library

Location: 533-1 Nishiasuma Nishi-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-625-8831/048-625-8833
Open: Monday, Wednesday through Friday 9am-6pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-5pm
Close: Tuesday ( not including National Holiday)
The next day of National Holiday on Tuesday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: Take the Seibu Bus bound for 'Sashiogi Station' from the West Exit of Omiya Station(JR EAST Line), or bound for 'Omiya Station Nishi-guchi' from Sashiogi Station (JR Kawagoe Line). Get down at 'Mamiya Community Center'.

Omiya Seibu Library Mihashi Branch

Location: 6-642-4 Mihashi Nishi-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-625-4319/048-625-4319
Open: Monday, Wednesday through Friday 9am-6pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-5pm
Close: Tuesday ( not including National Holiday)
The next day of National Holiday on Tuesday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: Take the Tobu Bus bound for 'City Hights Mihashi' from the West Exit of Omiya Station (JR EAST Line), and get down at 'Omiya Nishi Keisatusho-mae'. The library is in front of the bus stop.

Omiya Seibu Library

Location: 2-499-1 Kushihikicho Kita-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-664-4946/048-667-7715
Open: Tuesday through Friday 9am-8pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-6pm
Close: Monday ( not including National Holiday)
Two days later of National Holiday on Monday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: 12 min. walk from New Shattle Tetsudo Hkubutsukan Station

Kita Library

Location: 1-852-1Miyaharacho Kita-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-669-6111/048-669-6115
Open: Tuesday through Friday 9am-8pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-6pm
Close: Monday ( not including National Holiday)
Two days later of National Holiday on Monday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: 5 min. walk from New Shattle Kamonomiya Station or 15 min. walk from the West Exit of Toro Station(JR EAST Utsunomiya(Tohoku) Line).
Take the Tobu Bus bound for 'Ageo Eki Higashiguchi' from the East Exit of Omiya Station (JR EAST Line)or the bound for 'Omiya Eki Higashiguchi' on the 'Miyahara Eki Iriguchi' bus stop from the East Exit of Miyahara Station (JR Takasaki Line), and get down at 'Kita Kuyakusho Mae'.
The Library is 1 min. walk from the bus stop.

Miyahara Library

Location: 2-195-1Yoshinocho Kita-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-662-5401/048-653-8563
Open: Monday, Wednesday through Friday 9am-6pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-5pm
Close: Tuesday ( not including National Holiday)
The next day of National Holiday on Tuesday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: Take the Tobu Bus bound for 'Ageo Shako' from the East Exit of Omiya Station (JR EAST Line)or East Exit of Miyahara Station (JR Takasaki Line), and get down at 'Shirakaba Dori Iriguti'.
The Library is 1 min. walk from the bus stop.

Omiya Library

Location: 2-1-1 Kishikicho Omiya-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-643-3701/048-648-8460
Open: 9am-9:30pm
Close: Special Maintenance Period
Access: 15 min. walk from the East Exit of Omiya Station (JR EAST Line, Tobu Noda Line, and New Shattle)

Sakuragi Library

Location:  Sino Omiya Center Plaza 4F, 1-10-18 Sakuragicho  Omiya-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-649-5871/048-649-5875
Open: Tuesday through Friday 9am-8pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-6pm
Close: Monday ( not including National Holiday)
Two days later of National Holiday on Monday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: 5 min. walk from the West Exit of Omiya Station (JR EAST Line, Tobu Noda Line, and New Shattle)

Haruno Library

Location: 2-12-1 Haruno Minuma-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-687-8301/048-687-8306
Open: Tuesday through Friday 9am-8pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-6pm
Close: Monday ( not including National Holiday)
Two days later of National Holiday on Monday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: Take the Kokusai Kogyo Bus bound for 'Urban Mirai' from the East Exit of Higashi-Omiya Station (JR Utsunomiya Line), and get down at 'Urban Mirai Haruno Toshokan-mae'.
The library is just in front of the bus stop.

Omiya Higashi Library

Location: 48-1 Horisakicho Minuma-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-688-1434/048-687-9744
Open: Monday, Wednesday through Friday 9am-6pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-5pm
Close: Tuesday ( not including National Holiday)
The next day of National Holiday on Tuesday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: 12 min. walk from Owada Station or Nanasato Station (Tobu Noda Line)

Nanasato Library

Location: 1210 Oya Minuma-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-682-3248/048-687-3932
Open: Monday, Wednesday through Friday 9am-6pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-5pm
Close: Tuesday ( not including National Holiday)
The next day of National Holiday on Tuesday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: Take the Kokusai Kogyo Bus bound for 'Oya Ken-ei Jutaku' from the East Exit of Omiya Station (JR EAST Line) and get down at 'Oya'.
The library is 5 min. walk from the bus stop.

Katayanagi Library

Location: 3-147-1 Someya Minuma-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-682-1222/048-682-1444
Open: Monday, Wednesday through Friday 9am-6pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-5pm
Close: Tuesday ( not including National Holiday)
The next day of National Holiday on Tuesday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: Take the Kokusai Kogyo bus bound for 'Someya Orikaeshijo' from the East Exit of Omiya Station(JR EAST Line), and get down at 'Someya Naka'. The library is 2 min. walk from the bus stop.

Yono Library

Location: 5-11-11 Simo-otiai Chuo-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-853-7816/048-857-1946
Open: Tuesday through Friday 9am-8pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-6pm
Close: Monday ( not including National Holiday)
Two days later of National Holiday on Monday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: 7 min. walk from the East Exit of Yono-Honmachi Station (JR Saikyo Line)

Yono Minami Library

Location: 6-28-16 Oto Chuo-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-855-3735/048-855-3735
Open: Monday, Wednesday through Friday 9am-6pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-5pm
Close: Tuesday ( not including National Holiday)
The next day of National Holiday on Tuesday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: 7 min. walk from the East Exit of Minami-Yono Station (JR Saikyo Line)

Yono Library Nishi Branch

Location: 2-6-28 Sakuraoka Chuo-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-854-8636/048-854-8694
Open: Monday, Wednesday through Friday 9am-6pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-5pm
Close: Tuesday ( not including National Holiday)
The next day of National Holiday on Tuesday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: 12 min. walk from the East Exit of Yono-Honmachi Station (JR Saikyo Line)

Sakura Library

Location: 4-3-1 Dojyo Sakura-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-858-9090/048-858-9091
Open: Tuesday through Friday 9am-8pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-6pm
Close: Monday ( not including National Holiday)
Two days later of National Holiday on Monday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: Take the bus bound for 'Okubo Jyosuijyo' from the West Exit of Urawa Station (JR Utsunomiya Line, Takasaki Line, and Keihin-Tohoku Line) , and get down at 'Sakura Ward Office'(9am~4pm) or 'Jyukkokuda'.
The library is very near the bus stop.

Sakura Library Okubo-Higashi Branch

Location: 131-6 Okuboryoke Sakura-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-853-7100(Sharing)
Open: Monday, Wednesday through Friday 9am-6pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-5pm
Close: Tuesday ( not including National Holiday)
The next day of National Holiday on Tuesday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: Take the Seibu Bus bound for 'Okubo' from the West Exit of Kita-Urawa Station (JR EAST Line), and get down at 'Okubodanchi'. The library is in front of the bus stop.

Kita-urawa Library

Location: 1-4-2 Kitaurawa Urawa-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-832-2321/048-832-2324
Open: Tuesday through Friday 9am-8pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-6pm
Close: Monday ( not including National Holiday)
Two days later of National Holiday on Monday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: 5 min. walk from the East Exit of Kira-Urawa Station (JR Keihin-Tohoku Line)

Minami-Urawa Library

Location: 1-7-1 Negishi Minami-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-862-8568/048-862-8589
Open: Tuesday through Friday 9am-8pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-6pm
Close: Monday ( not including National Holiday)
Two days later of National Holiday on Monday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: 7 min. walk from the West Exit of Minami-Urawa Station (JR Keihin-Tohoku Line)

Higashi-Urawa Library

Location: 1440-8 Nakao Midori-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-875-9977/048-875-9687
Open: Tuesday through Friday 9am-8pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-6pm
Close: Monday ( not including National Holiday)
Two days later of National Holiday on Monday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: Take the bus from the East Exit of Urawa Station (JR Utsunomiya Line,
Takasaki Line, and Keihin-Tohoku Line) or Higashi-Urawa Station
(JR Musashino Line), and get down at 'Midori Ward Office'.
The library is very near the bus stop.

Iwatsuki Library

Location: 4-2-25 Honcho Iwatsuki-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-757-2523/048-758-5100
Open: Monday, Wednesday through Friday 9am-6pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-5pm
Close: Tuesday ( not including National Holiday)
The next day of National Holiday on Tuesday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: 8 min. walk from Iwatsuki Station (Tobu Noda Line)

Iwatsuki Eki-higashiguchi Library

Location: 3-1-1 Honcho Iwatsuki-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-758-3200/048-757-8711
Open: Tuesday through Friday 9am-8pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-6pm
Close: Monday ( not including National Holiday)
Two days later of National Holiday on Monday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: 1 min. walk from Iwatsuki Station (Tobu Noda Line)

Iwatsuki Tobu Library

Location: 6-6 Higashi-iwatsuki Iwatsuki-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-756-6665/048-756-8222
Open: Monday, Wednesday through Friday 9am-6pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-5pm
Close: Tuesday ( not including National Holiday)
The next day of National Holiday on Tuesday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: 8 min. walk from Higashi-Iwatsuki Station (Tobu Noda Line)

Musashi-Urawa Library

Location: 7-20-1 Bessho Minami-ku
Tel/Fax: 048-844-7210/048-844-7207
Open: Tuesday through Friday 9am-8pm
Saturday, Sunday and National Holiday 9am-6pm
Close: Monday ( not including National Holiday)
Two days later of National Holiday on Monday
December 29 - January 4
Special Maintenance Period
Access: 1 min. walk from the West Exit of Musashi-Urawa Station (JR Saikyo Line, and Musashino Line)

Get a Library Card

If you are a resident of the Saitama city, or working, or are student in Saitama city, you can get a Library card.

If you live in Ageo city, Kawaguchi city, Toda city, Warabi city, Kawagoe city, Kasukabe city, Hasuda city, and Ina town, you can get a Library card.

Please go to the nearest Saitama Municipal Library with some identification (see the following list) that shows your name and address where you are living.

  • Driving license
  • Health card
  • A current electricity, gas, telephone or water bill
  • Alien registration card

Circulating Items & Loan Periods

You can borrow up to 30 Library items including books, magazines, CDs, videos and Cassettes.
All items are due 14 days from the date they were borrowed.

Borrow & Return

Please bring the items you wish to borrow with your Library card to circulation desk.
You can return the items to all Saitama municipal libraries without your library card on circulation desk.

Reservations

If you don’t searching for books and magazines in the library, you can reserve them. Please fill out a reservation form, and bring it to us.

Reference

If you have any question, please ask us. We will answer to you with the libraries items.

Copy service

We have photocopies service of all our libraries items within the limits of the Copyright Law. Self-Service photocopies machine is available. Each copy is 10 yen par page.

Internet

We have one set to several computers which you can access the Internet. Please bring the application form to us.