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Site of the 100th anniversary of Yokohama City Library

Yokohama City Library reaches the 100th anniversary of the opening in June, 2021 (Raiwa 3). We will tell about business of the 100th anniversary at any time in this site.

Last update date February 16, 2021

About City Library logo mark [vote of logo mark was finished!]

In electronic application and each library, we carried out vote of logo mark to produce logo mark to symbolize Yokohama City Library in commemoration of the City Library 100th anniversary.
All of you who participated in vote, thank you very much.
Please wait a minute until announcement now.

Logo plan
Plan APlan BPlan C

Plan BPlan B color

Plan APlan A color

Plan CPlan C color

●As well as color of sample, we are going to produce with many colors to be usable in various scenes.

Ayumi of conventional library

[link according to the times] 


1919 (Taisho 8)In December, we plan construction of library as commemorative project of the 30th anniversary of the opening of a port 60th anniversary, the system of autonomy enforcement
1921 (Taisho 10)In June, we start reading of book on 11th in temporary reading place in Yokohama Park (the opening of business of City Library)
1923 (Taisho 12)In September, we are destroyed by fire with building and the collection of books by the Great Kanto Earthquake
In December, we install temporary reading place in temporary shelter of Nakamuramachi, Minami-ku and restart reading
1924 (Taisho 13)

It is start by the completion, reading (April) in hall, rental (September) out of the hall in March, Yokohama Park in temporary main building

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1927 (Showa 2)In July, Yokohama-shi library is completed in current place (former Oimatu elementary school trace)
1934 (Showa 9)November, bookmobile establishment
1944 (Showa 19)In October, the City Counsil secretariat, reading room are used as City Counsil assembly hall on the third floor of the main building by evacuation of the city hall
1945 (Showa 20)We move to Tobe Elementary School in March by the requisition of the Yokohama regiment ward headquarters
May, Yokohama blitzkrieg (Tobe Elementary School, the main building avoids destruction by fire together)
We move to education hall in September from Tobe Elementary School
1947 (Showa 22)In August, we return to the main building of Noge from new address
In September, we restart reading duties with open shelf type
1950 (Showa 25)In April, it becomes reading for free by personal rental start, The Library Act promulgation out of the hall
1954 (Showa 29)October, group rental business start
1963 (Showa 38)January, the new building extension and/or alteration construction completion
1970 (Showa 45)August, patrol rental start by bookmobile "Hamakaze"
1974 (Showa 49)The Isogo library opening to become City Library 2 building eyes in October
※Regional library is opened sequentially afterward
 (1977 Yamauchi, 1978 Tozuka, 80 years Tsurumi, Kanazawa, Kohoku, 1982 Hodogaya, 1985 Seya
 1986 Asahi, 1987 Konan, Kanagawa, 1989 spring, Sakae, the inside, 1992 south, 1995 Tsuzuki, green)
1981 (Showa 56)December, "Yokohama 21st century plan" development
(we establish one ward of 1 building construction and Chuo-toshokan construction policy)
1987 (Showa 62)In April, we extend opening time of from Tuesday to Thursday of regional library by 7:00 p.m.
(on Friday always 7:00 p.m.)

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1990 (Heisei 2)In January, Yokohama-shi library is closed for Chuo-toshokan construction (March, the temporary construction building opening)
1994 (Heisei 6)In January, window duties by "Yokohama-shi library information system" start in each library
April, Chuo-toshokan entire surface opening (February, the partial opening) * library information system full-scale operation
1996 (Heisei 8)In May, CD-ROM retrieval service starts in Chuo-toshokan
1999 (Heisei 11)In May, it is started "business information base in agency"
We move to Isogo library, Isogo Ward synthesis government building in November and are opened
*"Reservation book information dial" service start
2000 (Heisei 12)Holidays extend to the opening day of 30 days a year in April, City Library all the buildings
(we extend opening time of from Tuesday to Friday of Chuo-toshokan by 8:30 p.m.)
2001 (Heisei 13)We are opened on Monday and, in December, start in City Library all the buildings
2003 (Heisei 15)In January, we update library information system
2004 (Heisei 16)May, E-mail reference service start
2005 (Heisei 17)In January, we start registration update procedure
In April, "Yokohama's Memory (the outside site)" << Yokohama's Memory >> is released by homepage
October, reservation, rental extension service start on the Internet
In December, "district centers start network trial investigation business"
(Futamatagawa, rental, return service in both Higashitotsuka service counters in the city hall
 Book return box is set up by Tokyu Denentoshi Line 3 station
 We expand district centers in Aoba Ward in Konandai district center in 6 facilities, 2016 in 2007)
2006 (Heisei 18)In February, we use the Internet in Chuo-toshokan and read and give a service and start
(we increase to all the buildings in regional library 5 building, 2009 in 2007)
2010 (Heisei 22)In April, we start administration by designated manager in Yamauchi library
  (we extend opening time of fire - Friday until 8:30 p.m. on weekdays of Yamauchi library)
(2011 Tsuzuki, Tozuka library librarian supporting business consignment introduction)
August, the first science cafe (current library school) is held
2013 (Heisei 25)In January, we update library information system
2017 (Heisei 29)We start Kamakura-shi, Kawasaki-shi, Fujisawa-shi, Yamato-shi and the mutual use services
(we give a service with Machida-shi in Yokosuka-shi, 2020 in 2018 and start)

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2020 (Raiwa 2)In March, we stop some services of library for extended prevention of new coronavirus infectious disease
April, temporary closing
May, limited service resumption

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Business related link of the 100th anniversary

City of Yokohama, Transportation Bureau reaches the 100th anniversary as well as library in 2021, too!

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Board of Education Secretariat Chuo-toshokan plan administration section

Telephone: 045-262-7334

Telephone: 045-262-7334

Fax: 045-262-0052

E-Mail address [email protected]

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