Notice

News from Yokohama municipal library look at municipal library top page.
There is only parking lot of (we include one for person with a physical disability) in our library for six by Hodogaya public hall and common use.
Excuse me, but, in the case of visit, please use public transport.

☆About Hodogaya library temporariness closing and some use stop☆
We stop part of temporary closing and use for sanitation repair work in Hodogaya library according to the following schedule.
※We stop the use of reading room.
We cause inconvenience, but I would like understanding, cooperation.

Temporary closing Sunday, October 1 Return slot is usable
Some use suspension period
(at counter on the second floor
It becomes correspondence)

* We cannot enter the third floor
* Water supply, restroom ・
   Washhand stand
is not usable
Monday, October 2
   |
Wednesday, December 27


☆Closed days
 Tuesday, October 10
 Monday, November 20
 Monday, December 18
(return slot is usable)
Available service
* Return
* Rental of reservation book
* Application for reservation
* Library card registration, update
* Group rental (only as for the reservation book)
* Copier

Service that is not available
* Reading such as book, newspaper, magazine
* The use of meeting room, reading seat
* Search machine for user, the Internet
 The use of terminal
* Meeting reading
* In libraries talk; meeting
Temporary closing Thursday, December 28  Return slot is usable (until 5:00 p.m.)
The year-end and New Year closing Friday, December 29 ...
  Wednesday, January 3
 Return slot is not usable.
The normal opening   Friday, January 5 ...
※It becomes temporary closing on Thursday, January 4.


☆Hodogaya library reached the opening 35th anniversary☆

Hodogaya library reached the opening 35th anniversary on May 7, 2017.
Please see this in detail.

Theme display "culture liberal arts of adult"

Through contents / year, we send information to do culture and heart wealthily.
   Because theme of September "understands others."
In front of place / Hodogaya library the second floor counter
※In October, we do not do display in hall with some use stop of Hodogaya library in December in November.
In front of place / Hodogaya library the second floor counter
Reference handbill / this (PDF 243KB)
Introduction page of "culture liberal arts of adult"

☆Event☆

At first from here! Art of art of story-telling of picture book

Story-telling of time for morning reading of contents / elementary school. If we read what we may read how
   Are you not troubled whether it is good? For one that just began story-telling of picture book,
   We tell about art of art of story-telling.
Date and time, contents / first Wednesday, October 4 from 10:00 a.m. to the midday
      Course from "at first here! Art of art of story-telling of picture book"
       Of how to choose, how to read picture book suitable for significance and story-telling reading
       We tell about point clearly.
      (contents assuming performing in the morning in time for reading)
      The second Tuesday, October 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00
       Training and information exchange
       We receive practical training in story-telling of picture book by participant.
Meeting place / Hodogaya Ward government office synthesis Government building four times 401 meeting room (with twice)
   ※Meeting place is not Hodogaya library. Please be careful.
Target / next which meets both conditions.
  (1) work as volunteer of story-telling of picture book in Hodogaya Ward and elementary school of neighborhood ward,
    Or which has plan to do, and wants to learn basics of story-telling.
      (2)One that can attend with all twice.
Person from capacity /15
Lecturer / Hodogaya library librarian
Application /9 15 days a month (Fri) 9:30 a.m. ...
   Over Hodogaya library counter or telephone (045-333-1336).
Reference handbill / this (PDF 198KB)

Recruitment of book repair volunteer training course students

Do you not participate in volunteer activity repairing contents / book? In the first one,
   It is course that we can learn from basics to training clearly.
   Please participate.
It is from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 with each all / four times time on the date and time
Way of breaking and repair (1) of the first Thursday, October 19 basic crochet book
Way of breaking and repair (2) of the second Thursday, October 26 basic crochet book
The third Thursday, November 2 application yarn binding
Kind and the resolution of the fourth Thursday, November 9 inside of a cover
Meeting place / hodogaya social movement center hours
   Meeting space (with four times)
   ※Meeting place is not Hodogaya library. Please be careful.
Target / next which meets both conditions.
  (1) person who can participate in in principle all schedules.
       (2)One repairing or document with plan to do
Repair isogo of lecturer / book
Person from capacity /15 (lottery)
We apply by application, inquiry / postcard, FAX, E-mail. It must arrive by Monday, September 25.
   Specify zip code, address, full name (furigana), the generation, phone number, application motive
   〒240-0001 2-9, Kawabecho, Hodogaya-ku 
   Hodogaya Ward government office Regional Promotion Division Lifelong Learning Support Section
  Sending to "book repair volunteer training course."
   Telephone: 045-334-6307 FAX: 045-332-7409 
   E-mail ho-dokusho@city.yokohama.jp
   ※Please specify with "book repair volunteer training course" to title.
Reference handbill / this (PDF 512KB)

We promote book-reading activities of Hodogaya Ward!

State of book-reading activities promotion of Hodogaya Ward from this!
(to page of Hodogaya Ward government office Regional Promotion Division)

Usage guidance

About opening time and closed days

Opening time
From Tuesday to Friday: From 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday Sunday and Monday Sunday/Holiday (holiday) day: From 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The year-end and New Year holidays
 January 4: From the midday to 5:00 p.m.
December 28: From 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 Closed days
  Facility check day (once a month)
  The year-end and New Year holidays (from December 29 to January 3)
  Special rearranging day

  As for the list of scheduled opening date, please see library calendar.

About information for use

Please see page of information for use about registration, rental.

Facility summary

The first floor

  • ・Book return slot (for the night, closed days)
  • ・Public telephone


The second floor

  • ・Counter
  • ・Children's book

    Picture book corner, picture-story show corner, child care support corner,
     Show this corner suitable for story-telling for the first time; corner,
     Children's book monograph corner, gaikokugono book corner,
     Reference book (book of matter for inquiry) corner,
     Native district document corner, magazine corner

  • ・House map (the city)
  • ・Three search machines for user (beat nothing for elementary school student)
  • ・Two PCs for Internet reading
  • ・None of the copiers for copying (black and white, color)
  • ・23 seats such as 18 seats of reading seats (16 seats of elementary school student seats, newspaper, house map reading seat two seats), chair
  • ・Restroom (man, woman, multi-purpose), water fountain
  • ・Hodogaya Ward reuse library
  • ・Meeting room
  • ・AED (automated external defibrillator)


The third floor

  • ・General book

    Teens corner, reference book corner,
     Imminent law information corner,
     Native district document corner, native district document corner (Hodogaya),
     Large-scale map, foreign language book corner, large printed book corner,
     This large-scale corner, pocket edition corner

  • ・Newspaper, official daily gazette
  • ・Magazine
  • ・National telephone book
  • ・Seven search machines for user
  • ・70 seats of reading seats (32 seats of public bars, member of society seat 16 seats, PC priority seat eight seats, Japanese yen seat at a table 14 seats), sofa 54 seats
  • ・Extended reading device
  • ・Meeting reading room
  • ・Recording room
  • ・Restroom (man, woman, multi-purpose), water fountain