North Library


Open hours as follows:
More details can be found at "LIBRARY HOURS".

Closed Shortening open
Saturday and Sunday during Campus Festival (Early June)
Planned Power Outage (Sep)
28 December to 3 January
National Center Exam for University
Spring Vacation (March to early April)
Weekdays during Campus Festival (Early June)
Summer Vacation (Mid August to Late Sep)
Winter Break


North Library Mon-Fri   Sat/Sun/Holidays Mon-Fri
[Special Library Hours]
[Special Library Hours]
Sat/Sun/Holidays [during examination periods]
2F&3F Open Stack Reading Room
8:00-22:00  9:00-19:00 9:00-17:00 9:00-17:00 9:00-22:00 
Stack Room 9:00-20:00 


9:00-16:40 9:00-16:30 9:00-20:00 
Borrowing & Renewing 8:00-21:50  9:00-18:50 9:00-16:50 9:00-16:50 9:00-21:50 
Library Card Application
(Will be mailed to non-university personnel)
9:00-21:00 Application only 9:00-16:00 Application only Application only
Group Study Rooms 8:00-21:30  9:00-18:30 9:00-17:00 9:00-16:30 9:00-21:30 
4F Reading Room 8:00-21:30  9:00-18:30 9:00-17:00 9:00-16:30  9:00-21:30
Multimedia Area 8:00-21:30  9:00-19:00 9:00-17:00 9:00-17:00  9:00-21:30

※ For non-member of Hokkaido University, the library will open at 9:00 a.m.


North Library Floor Map

4F Reading Room with Wireless LAN
3F Open Stack Reading Room(Humanities and Social Sciences)
2F Information Desk, Open Stack Reading Room(Science and Technology), Multimedeia Area, Newspapers
1F Main Entrance, Office


4F 4F Reading Room with Wireless LAN(In Japanese only)

  • Reading Room
  • Cubicles
  • Group Study Rooms A&B
  • Literacy Room,ELMS-PCs

University Members Only

3F 3F Open Stack Reading Room (Humanities and Social Sciences)(In Japanese only)

・Books for International Students


  • Group Study Room C
2F 2F Open Stack Reading Room (science & technology)
Multimedia Area, Information Desk(In Japanese only)

  • Wicket Gate
  • Information Desk・Entrance to Stack Room(Map:Japanese only
    ・Automatic Check-Out Counter
    ・Language Study Material
    ・Major World Newspapers (CD-ROM)
  • Reading Room (Science and Technology; Call Number: 001-099,500-699)
    ・Current Periodicals
    ・Thesis-Writing Helps
    ・Graded English Readers
    ・Yearbooks/White Papers
    ・Copying Facility
  • Multimedia Area
    ・Audio-Visual Materials
  • Language Laboratory
  • Entrance to "Johokyoikukan"; Book Drop
1F 1F Main Entrance(In Japanese only)

  • Main Entrance & Book Drop
  • CNN TV Area
  • Exhibition Area
  • Stacks
  • Office