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Tourist Attractions and Experiences

Osaka Prefectural Central Library

A library which owns the most collection of books in Osaka.  Intellectual space for everyone.

Basic information

Osaka Prefectural Central Library which owns the most collection of books in Osaka was opened in Higashi Osaka city in 1996.There is a wide range of fields from general books to academic books and also the internet space and a video corner at library. A story-telling and Art and craft, Origami class is taken place at "Children's Library" that collects children's books, magazines and kamishibai (picture card show).The "International Children's Literature" from Expo'70 Commeorative Park has transferred to this library and an article for children is more provided since then.In addition, there is a "face-to-face reading room" where the visually impaired persons can receive the service such as face-to-face reading and the text-to-speech software.Also there is a multi-purpose hall for events, seminars and concerts and there is a café and a roof garden to refresh.

  • Location

    〒 577-0011 1-2-1 Aramotokita, Higashiosaka-shi, Osaka
  • Child Friendly

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  • Closed

    Mondays (open when holidays fall on Monday, closed the following day)
    Second Thursday of every month (closed on dates set by library)
    New Year holidays (12/29 - 1/4)
  • Open

    Tuesday - Friday 9:00 - 19:00
    (9:00 - 17:00 for children's literature room and international children's culture hall)
    Weekends and holidays 9:00 - 17:00
  • Directions

    Roughly 400 meters from Aramoto Station on the Kintetsu Keihanna Line
    Roughly 1 km from Nagata Station on the Osaka Metro Chuo and Kintetsu Keihanna Lines
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  • Restaurant Available
  • Parking Available
  • Barrier Free
  • child

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