About the Kashiwa Library service on "Level 0.5" of [Activity Restrictions Index] of the University of Tokyo

July 13 (Mon), the [Activity Restrictions Index] of the University of Tokyo have been lowered from "Level 1" to "Level 0.5".
As a result, the Kashiwa Library service will be changed as follows.

1. Opening hours

It will start normally open for students and faculty members belonging to the University of Tokyo on July 14 (Tue).
The opening hours are as follows.

  Class period Aug., Sep., Mar.
Weekdays 9:00 - 21:00 9:00 - 17:00
Saturdays 10:00 - 17:00 Closed
Sundays, Holydays Closed Closed

* There are closing days due to the maintenance of the building. Please check the calendar on the Kashiwa Library website.

2. Target of use

  • It can only be used by students and faculty members belonging to the University.
  • (Aug. 5th, 2020 update)Non-members who have an University of Tokyo Library admission card or a Kashiwa Library Friendlyship Club membercard will be able to resume use as soon as preparations such as strengthening infection control measures are complete.
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  • (Oct. 14th, 2020 update)Those who have the University of Tokyo Library Admission Card / Kashiwa Library Clab Membership Card and those outside the university can use the library from October 19th (Monday), but there are restrictions on its use. For details, please see "About the Kashiwa Library's response to those outside the university in response to measures against new coronavirus infections".

3. Services not available

  • Rental headphones when using the AV booth and watching BBC/CNN (Please bring your own headphones.)
  • Use of Knowledge Work Studio

4. Requests for visitors

  • Please refrain from visiting if you have a fever or cough.
  • Please be sure to wear a mask when visiting the library.
    * People who do not wear a mask are not allowed to enter.
  • Please use the non-contact thermometer prepared in front of the entrance gate.
  • When entering the building, please disinfect your fingers with alcohol.
  • Keep distance from each other in the library.
    * The number of seats has been significantly reduced in order to increase the space.