Kumamoto Gakuen University Library


Kumamoto Gakuen University Library was founded as a part of the 50th Aniversary of Kumamoto Gakuen University in April, 1995. At present, the number of books in our collection is about 870,000 and there are about 8,800 kind of magazines.

The university library is a treasure house of wisdom and knowledge. We hope you will make good use of it throughout your college life.

Library Hours

Open hours | ServicesSchoolVacations
First/Second/Third Floor9:00-22:0010:00-17:009:00-21:00


Second/Third Floor closed

Lending service of books10:00-16:00
Computers available10:00-16:3010:00-15:30
Audio Visual viewing area9:00-21:00
Underground available9:00-21:309:00-20:30
Reference area9:00-21:009:00-21:00
Interlibrary Loan
Microfilm resources

examinationperiod 9:00~23:00

To Enter the Library

KGU students, Faculty and staff are able to enter the library without any restriction.
Please bring your ID card with you to accept the library services. Please scan your ID card at an entrance gate.


Reading Room materials can be used freely taken out from the shelves. After use, please be sure to return to its original location.

Circulations Services

Numbers of booksLoan periodsrenewals
UndergraduatesRequired2 weeks1 times
Graduate studentsRequired1 month1 times

How to find library materials

OPAC=Online Public Access Catalog

Photocopy Service

In the library, you can copy the library holdings in the area recognized copyright law.

10yen per sheet

Reference Service

Help you to find your materials or information of the user.

Interlibray Loan
If there is no collection of materials on campus, you can request copies of documents or books from other libraries.


2-5-1 Oe Kumamoto Japan 862-8680