Library

 

Welcome to the Atsugi Library! Patrons may browse through the library collections and use the computer lab.

 

Japan Photo Contest 2022

 
Calling all lovers of photography! Submit one of your best photos in the Atsugi Library Photo Contest! 
 
Get started by watching VIDEO 1 and then VIDEO 2

 

Story Time (ages 2-5 yr) 

Join us for songs, stories, and crafts every Thursday morning at 10:30 am. 

 

Story Rhymes (ages 0-2 yr) 

Join us for stories, rhymes and rhythms every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

 

Introduction to Japanese

Learn and practice basic conversational Japanese every. Every Monday | 1:30 p.m.

 

Culture Classes

Chigiri-e 

Uses scraps of torn handmade washi paper to create images that look like water colors paintings. The technique dates from the 8th century and frequently accompanied calligraphy. $10 per person plus yen for supplies. Each month on 2nd & 4th Thursdays @ 10:00 a.m.

 

Oshi-e 

This is the art of embossed cloth pictures, traditionally made with scraps of kimono silk. $10 per person plus yen for supplies. Every month on the 3rd Thursday @ 10:00 a.m. 

 

Ikebana 

Ikebana is the art of Japanese flower arranging. Ikebana is counted as one of the three classical Japanese arts of refinement. It reached its first zenith in the 16th century and is still practiced widely around the country. $10 per person plus yen for supplies. Every month on 2nd and 4th Monday@10:30am.

 

Sado 

Sado (or chado) is the traditional and artistic presentation of the traditional tea ceremony. This class will focus on the significance of the tea ceremony, and prepare the student to enjoy and understand the ceremony off base. $10 per person plus yen for supplies. Every month on 1st & 3rd Tuesdays @ 11:00am and 4:30 pm

 

Tuesday Clubs

Pokemon Club

Bring your cards, trade with friends and battle it out at the library every 1st Tuesday at 2 p.m.
 

Lego Club

Builders Wanted. The library will spread out our Legos every 2nd Tuesday at 2 pm and then display the creations for the next month.
 

History Club

Come explore the origins of common objects, daily customs and so much more every month on 3rd Tuesday at 2 pm.
 

Art Club

Learn, practice and create different art projects each month.  We will explore the various styles, mediums and so much more on the 4th Tuesday at 2 pm.
 

Book Reservations

Check our catalog or reserve a book online  

 

Account & Check-Out

With our new Bibliovation system we can create linked accounts for every family member who has a military ID. Your ID will be your library card going forward. Stop by the library to update or open your account!

 

Borrowing Periods & Limits

You can now borrow 2 video games, 10 DVDs or Blurays, and 100 books, audiobooks and music cds. All material checks out for 21 days and may be renewed 3 times if no one else has reserved it.

 

Reserving a Room at the Library

We are happy to let you reserve and use our multi-purpose rooms. Please stop by the library to reserve one as they are on a first come, first serve basis.  



 

Upcoming Events

Ugly Sweater Winter Reading Program

Pick up a reading log and color an ugly sweater icon for each book you read during school break(December 16 - January 16)! Win prizes as you read!

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