Central Library

Open / Shortening open / Closed of Central Library / Examination periods

Central Library is open except days of "CLOSED".

During examination periods, opening hours are extended.

Please see LIBRARY CALENDAR.

CLOSED SHORTENING OPEN EXAMINATION PERIODS
  • Power failure day of University
  • Year-end and New Year Holidays : Dec.28 - Jan.3
  • Entrance examination : the middle or end of January
  • Spring Holidays : March to the beginning of April
  • Summer Holidays : the middle of August
  • Winter Holidays : Year-end and New Year Holidays except Dec.28 - Jan.3
  • From July to August
  • From January to February

We announce details on our website.

Service hours of Central Library

For the time being, our opening plan might be changed suddenly due to the situation about COVID-19.

Please see these information below.

For the time being, non-members of Hokkaido University will be not allowed to use our library.

CENTRAL LIBRARY Weekdays Holidays

Weekdays

[SHORT]

Weekdays

[EXAM]

Holidays

[EXAM]

Opening hours

Reading rooms

9:00 - 19:00 CLOSED 9:00 - 17:00 9:00 - 21:00 9:00 - 17:00

Closed stacks

Automated stacks

9:00 - 18:30 - 9:00 - 16:40 9:00 - 20:00 9:00 - 16:30

Western stack room, 2F :

Northern study etc.

9:00 - 17:00 -

9:00 - 17:00

*Reception : until 16:40

9:00 - 17:00 Unavailable
Rare Books 9:00 - 16:50 -

9:00 - 16:50

*Reception : until 16:40

9:00 - 16:50 Unavailable
Checking out books 10 minutes before closing
To make / renew Library Cards

9:00- 17:00

*Reception only : 17:00-18:00

- 9:00- 16:00

9:00- 17:00

*Reception only : 17:00-20:00

Reception only
Inter Library Loan(**) 9:00- 17:00 - 9:00- 17:00 9:00- 17:00 Only accepting or providing

**Service of accepting or providing are available until 10 minutes before closing.

Floor map of Central Library

Floor Map of Open-stack Area

5F
  • Reading room (Call Number 600-999) <<Silent Area>>
4F
3F
  • Reading room (Call Number 000-299, Paperbacks)
    • Journals corner
    • Latest Newspapers corner
    • Books designated by teachers
    • Computer area
  • <<Entrance building>>*
    • Lounge
2F
  • Entrance / Returning books post
  • General counter
    • Check out / Returning / Procedures for the use
    • Reference service
    • Interlibrary loan service
  • Microform reader
  • Automatic check out machine
  • Station of Automated Stacks
  • Entrance to Stacks
  • Open area
    • Newly arrived books
    • Copy machine
    • Literacy room
  • Northern Studies Collection reading room
  • Office (Staff Only)
1F
  • Automated Stacks (Staff Only)

* Access via the staircase or the elevator in the entrance building.