The Nepal-Japan Children Library


The Nepal-Japan Children Library (2001) Lainchaur was established in May 2001 with funding provided by Joho-Roren, Japan. With vision “Creating an atmosphere for children to learn with fun” the library functions as a project of the Osaka International Club-Nepal Chapter was established in 1999 with the objective of introducing Japanese culture through various demonstration programs like Ikebana (flower arrangement), Origami (paper cutting), Nihon no ryori (Japanese cuisine), etc. The library will have 10,000 books in a permanent collection in the near future.
All children in the age group 4-14 years are eligible to join the library FREE OF CHARGE by filling up the application form and providing a recommendation letter from the school, s/he is attending or from the Ward Office of his/her residence[1].

Mission:

  • To create a suitable environment for reading;
  • To induce creative learning aside from the textbooks;
  • To spread the message “Reading is fun.

Services:

  • Reference / Book / Periodical Section
  • Educational toys / Video films
  • Computer / Internet / email facilities
  • Various other recreational educational programs, etc

Library Types:

Conversational Library

Service Time:

The library is open seven days a week from 12:00PM to 5:30PM except on Wednesdays, which is a holiday.

Contact Method:

Phone: 977-1-4415813
Email: njcl@infoclub.com.np
Website: https://www.np.emb-japan.go.jp/org/library.html
Postal: Ward No. 29, Lainchaur, KathmanduP.O. Box No.19326

References:

[1]The Nepal-Japan Children Library (2019),
URL: https://www.np.emb-japan.go.jp/org/library.html, Time: 2:24

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