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
・10:30 am - 6:00 pm on Thursdays and Fridays
・12:30 pm – 6:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays
*Closed on Mondays – Wednesdays, The day of the University’s event.
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□ Users are required to produce a valid library card to borrow books from PICCOLI.
Please fill in the form with a piece of identification that show your address.
□ 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 /3:30 pm -4:00 pm）
held by members of ‘Kyoto Storytelling Club’
（story telling about science and others）
（Saturdays Once a month /3:30 pm -4:00 pm）
held by members of ‘Kyoto Kagaku Yomimono Kenkyukai’
+ 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.
+ Books lost, damaged and defaced must be paid for by the borrower. And 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.
+ You are not allowed to enter the building and mountain of this University without permission.
+ Preschool children must be accompanied and supervised by their guardians.We do not give you childcare service.
+ Take care of your own valuagles.
+ If you break the rules and regulations, we may ask you to leave PICCOLI and prohibit you from using PICCOLI thereafter.
+ We are take some photos for our website and public relations. If you have any problems, please let us know.