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23 days are "civic book-reading activities promotion month" every year every month in November "day of civic reading". Librarian of each library introduces book which Yokohama City Library possesses.

Last update date August 26, 2020

We jump on online catalog page when we click image. We know the possession situation in Yokohama City Library.


Title "The 50th anniversary of the foundation of Ayumi Japan Ice Cream Association of ice cream"
Author: "Ayumi of ice cream" editing Committee/edition
Publisher: Japan Ice Cream Association
The issuance year: 2016

We explain history of domestic ice cream 150 that began in Yokohama in 1869 with many package photographs happily in detail. Product good old in ice cream production and sales circumstances and the old days every times, still popular basic goods, introduction of the maker companies. It is one book which ice feels like eating interestingly even if we look even if we read.

Sakae library introduced this book with August, 2020 issue for public information Yokohama Sakae Ward.


Title "Character is messy!"
Author: Nobunaga Shinbo/work
Publisher: Bungeishunju Ltd.
The issuance year: 2017

 Author who reached 50 years old is amazed at dirtiness of own character, and easy money has a hard fight for "character of feeling that is good like adult".
 Result that repeated exercise and studies including inspection of character of interview, writer and celebrities to poor people comparison of pen character how-to book, people who were good at attendance, character in pen character classroom?

Minami Library introduced this book with July, 2020 issue for public information Yokohama Minami Ward.


Title "Rain crown kanji handbook"
Author:Peaceful character(swastika not to get) Jiro/work
Publisher: soomoisha
The issuance year: 2018

 Can you write kanji of "rain crown" how many, everybody?
 When it is handy dictionary of classical Chinese explained in Japanese, kanji from 50 to around 60 appears. Why will there be zero "0" and "the soul" irrelevant to weather; ...
 We take up 26 kanjis in this book, but are surprise that there are such many topics and history in one kanji. It is one which can read thought that people put on letter in spite of being feeling with fascination of the old days. By the way, kanji of what about 350 "rain crown" appeared in the most detailed dictionary of classical Chinese explained in Japanese of Kanazawa library!

 Kanazawa library introduced this book with June, 2020 issue for public information Yokohama Kanazawa Ward.


Title "We walk modern times of prefectural capital story 47 downtown area space"
Author: Yukio Nishimura/work
Publisher: yu*kaku
The issuance year: 2018

 Author, "story is in every city" is specialist in town development. We walk 47 cities to clue in map and old photograph and investigate history.
 Story of Yokohama-shi "immovable city axis city." To date Nihon Odori Avenue which there continues being in center of politics is talked about to the leading role. Conquer all cities;, too, and browse curious city;, too. Vanity of city that we knew by sight may change.
 Do you not take a trip to past and present of city in book slowly and carefully?

Tozuka library introduced this book with February, 2020 issue for public information Yokohama Totsuka Ward.


Title "The world of mushrooms riumu to enjoy in room"
Author: Kazutomo Higuchi/work
The issuance year: 2019

Have you imagined that everybody brought up mushroom in house? There may be person who has heard the word aquarium or terrarium, but introduces "mushrooms riumu" bringing up mushrooms in this book. Including how to make and the way of simple bacteria floor of care for mushrooms is commented in detail.
Form and color are cute when we look at mushrooms carefully and are wonderful as interior, and what growing moment and state growing up can see looks happy.

Midori Library introduced this book on website.


Title "Delicious *shoku beru cherry blossoms, cherry blossoms, cherry blossoms to know to look" at
Author: Makoto Hiraide/compilation
Publisher: Asahiya publication
The issuance year: 2016

 We introduce various cakes and dishes, souvenirs using cherry blossoms. We publish recipe of cherry blossoms dishes to be able to make at home including "potage of cherry blossoms and potato" "chicken Shah Shoo bowl of cherry blossoms" 20 kinds or more. Famous spots for its cherry blossoms of the whole country and basic knowledge about cherry blossoms appear, too, contents which are the most full of cherry blossoms. It is one of the person required reading to love cherry blossoms.

Asahi library introduced this book with March, 2020 issue for public information Yokohama Asahi Ward.


Title "Wonder and mystery along Sotetsu"
Author: The Hiroaki Hamada/supervision
Publisher: jitsugyokorenichihonsha
The issuance year: 2017

 "We follow Soutetsu Line, history of 100 years!" "Sabah Shrine" which "there is in the Sakai River basin is anything"; is one to be able to sometimes read easily to want to know knowledge on a wide variety of subjects that is accompanied not only about nado, railroad along the line.

Izumi Library introduced this book with February, 2020 issue for public information Yokohama Izumi Ward.


Title "The world of strange, beautiful stone"
Author: Hideharu Yamada/work
Publisher: Tsukama bookshop
The issuance year: 2017

 It is new book readable easily, but design of stone that a lot of color pages vary is seen. We totally have "stone of Florence" with design such as paysage and colorful striped patternAgateWe can thoroughly enjoy beauty that nature including (menou) creates.

Tsurumi library introduced this book with January, 2020 issue for public information Yokohama Tsurumi Ward.


Title "Man who called for the Olympics in Tokyo"
Author: Ryo Takasugi/work
Publisher: KADOKAWA
The issuance year: 2018

On seeing title, there may be more associating in main character "Masaji Tabata" of Taiga Drama Series. American residence Nisei "Fred, Isami Wada" who developed invitation activity abroad in response to Tabata and others is the leading role of this story.
During the Pacific War, achievement of postwar swimming in Japan was ray of hope for people of Japanese descent who experienced hardships. Wada cast materials aside and took care of team which made an expedition to the United States. Tabata of Japan Swimming Federation chairperson who got to know by the relationship talks about dream of "the Tokyo Olympics" to Wada.
Japan which ran for host country for meeting before long in 1964. ... which surrounds each country energetically to persuade committee member of Central and South America where Mr. and Mrs. Wada hold the key to the results of an election

Kanazawa library introduced this book with October, 2019 issue for public information Yokohama Kanazawa Ward.


Title "New word, vogue word dictionary of Heisei"
Author: Akihiko Yonekawa/work
Publisher: Tokyo temple publication
The issuance year: 2019

It is book which collected words, but is book which can be also known as history of social conditions of Japan. It will be to feel history having a long the 31, Heisei year if we read this book. That it is, "there was such a thing" this year in 1995 that eat "consumption tax" that became 10% in start, place various now in 1989, and the word "Internet" came to be often used for boom of "giblet hotpot" in 1992; if "say so; can know how words that is just using so" with nostalgia were born when. It is warm book which there is more than page 600, but printing type is big and can enjoy in generation of each any people regardless of age or sex.

Midori Library introduced this book on website.


Title "Ceiling Museum"
Author: Taro Igarashi/work
    Takaya Kikuchi/work
Publisher: Graphic company
The issuance year: 2019
When we entered building, where is place paying more attention to the first? There may be few people looking up at ceiling at the very beginning. This book is collection of photographs which paid more attention to ceiling of such a building. Is usually ceiling not to be conscious of very much, but JapanEmbroideryDesign to notice only after looking up including lighting that can discover form of fruit seeing from ceiling, right under silk where form to see by ceiling, place to look at changes which (embroidery) was made on is concentrated. Kanagawa prefectural government office and imminent facility including Hotel New Grand are introduced. After having seen book, we want to look up at ceiling even if surely we enter any building.

Tozuka library introduced this book with June, 2019 issue for public information Yokohama Totsuka Ward.


Title "Let's check! Let's enjoy! All introduction to rugby three volumes to understand by all means

  1. Charm of world rugby
  2. Rugby new discovery of Japan
  3. Rugby and new sports

Author: Shigekatsu Inaba/sentence, constitution
The issuance year: 2016

Rugby World Cup held once in four years is carried out in each places of the whole country from this September. In Yokohama-shi, seven games including the final are planned.
This book is children's book, but basic information including difference of history, rule of rugby, 15 system of World Cup and seven system of the Olympics is covered all. How about deepening knowledge with this book in the beginning to watch a game more happily?

Isogo library introduced this book with August, 2019 issue for public information Yokohama Isogo Ward.

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