Instructions of PICCOLI
PICCOLI, the library for children, was opened in 1978 with the aim of raising children in a rich cultural environment full of hopes and dreams. PICCOLI, with a collection of 17,000 picture books and children’s literature from Japan and around the world, welcomes you in Uryuyama, Kyoto. (or is open to everyone for free.)
□ Opening hours
・Thursdays – fridays 10:30 - 18:00
・Saturdays and Sundays and Public holidays in Japan 12:30 - 18:00
*Closed on Mondays – Wednesdays, Obon holidays and New Year holidays.
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□ All the books and magazines in PICCOLI are available to everyone for free.
□ Users are required to produce a valid library card to borrow books from PICCOLI.
Please fill in the form and take it to the counter. For more details, please visit the counter.
□ Up to 5 books at a time can be borrowed for 2 weeks per person.
Ｊoin us for various fun events at PICCOLI.
□ Pooh-Yokocho（story telling） （Sundays Once a month /15:30 -16:00）
held by members of ‘Kyoto Storytelling Club’
（story telling about science and others）
（Saturdays Once a month /15:30-16:00）
+ Respect all the items and equipment in PICCOLI.
+ Please return books by the due date. You cannot borrow any new items until you return them, and your borrowing privileges will be suspended.
+ Books lost, damaged and defaced must be paid for by the borrower.
+ If you damage facilities or items, we will charge you for the cost of repairing or buying a new one.
+ Eating and drinking (including plastic bottles) is not permitted in PICCOLI. Playing games is not allowed either.
+ Preschool children must be accompanied and supervised by their guardians.
+ If you break the rules and regulations, we may ask you to leave PICCOLI and prohibit you from using PICCOLI thereafter.