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Registration (when we borrow book for the first time)

Last update date November 13, 2020

Registration (issuance of library card)

Person who can register

  • Person who lives in Yokohama-shi, or goes to work, and goes to school
  • Person who lives in Kawasaki-shi, Yokosuka-shi, Kamakura-shi, Fujisawa-shi, Yamato-shi, Machida-shi

Registration method

About rental

  • Registration, rental is free.
  • We borrow everywhere in the one of City Library and can return anywhere.
  • Library card is common in all Yokohama City Library. (issuance of one piece of one)
  • We can borrow by one piece of card for six books, two weeks.
  • In detail,Information for rental, returnPlease see page of this.


  • Person except the person cannot use library card.
  • When we do password registration, library card number, the date of birth, Phone number is necessary. Please be careful about the handling enough.
  • It is five years on registration expiration date of library card. At the time of registration update, we confirm registration contents.

Confirmation document

The presentation of confirmation document is necessary/required procedures

  • Registration
  • Change of registration contents (Address, full name)
  • Registration update
  • Report of loss of library card

Take document which name and address of applicant can see.

Example of confirmation document

  • Driver's license
  • Health insurance card
  • Proof documents which the local government and government offices issue. Copying, certificate of family register (all the family register matter certificate) of resident certificate, my number card, driving career certificate, various disability certificates,Partnership written oath receiptnado. (but as for copying of resident certificate, all certificate of family register (family register matter certificate) from issuance thing within three months)
  • Utilities receipt (thing that the ward name and Address such as address, room number are specified with thing within three months by issuance)
  • Student identification card, student handbook
  • Postmark is thing within three months with mail which arrived to applicant. (you put things which can do identity verification together, and please show to bank cards if you would like to confirm with mail. But member's cards which do not pass through identity verification of publisher on issuing are excluded.)


  • When there is mention of expiration date, thing in expiration date is best.
  • Please show thing within three months to cases such as receipts from issue date.
  • Office, attending school, please show document (employee ID card, student identification card, student handbook) which we can confirm to person who lives outside Yokohama-shi, and goes to school commuting in Yokohama-shi in total.
  • It should be procedure by applicant. Inconvenient case can act for procedure by all means if it is family of living together.
  • When other than living together family goes through the procedure in substitution, other than confirmation document of applicant, take two points of next.
    • One's own book signed person (applicant) whom we entrustedProxy (PDF: 99KB)
    • Document which name and address of library card (thing that the person and Address confirmation are completed) of proxy/agent or proxy/agent can see

When we register alone, and elementary school student, infant who is younger than primary schoolchild goes through the procedure

  • With mail which arrived to applicant, we can confirm name and address. When it is younger than primary schoolchild again (it is not necessary to have you put other identity verification documents together and show.), New Year's card without postmark is effective as confirmation document, too.
  • When protector visits together and registers, take confirmation documents such as health insurance cards.

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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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