Virtual tour of Tokyo Metropolitan Library
- Tokyo Metropolitan Libraries
- Virtual Navigation (information on library services shown on video)
- Virtual Tour (Video Tour of the Library)
- List of other videos (link destinations are new webpages)
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Tokyo Metropolitan Libraries
Video of Tokyo Metropolitan Central Library located in Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park in Minato-ku.
Video of Tokyo Metropolitan Tama Library located in Kokubunji City.
Video of the exhibition corner at Tokyo Metropolitan Central Library for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Virtual Navigation (information on library services shown on video)
Video of the library's various uses, including information on each floor, book search, archived material use, how to apply for photocopying service, etc.
Virtual Tour (Video Tour of the Library)
Motorized bookshelves in the library basement, repairs conducted on insect-eaten books, various invaluable literature and other aspects not normally accessible are shown on video.
Archives storing library documents and manuscripts
Tokyo Metropolitan Central Library has the largest number of books for a public library. Its archives and the invaluable materials stored there are shown.
Special Collection Room storing invaluable materials
The special literature archives of invaluable manuscripts and other materials of the Edo and Meiji eras and those from the Edo Period are shown.
Service Room for the Visually Impaired provide help in reading
The Office of Reading Assistance Services for the Visually Impaired, providing support to persons unable to read with conventional means, and the various reading services such as DAISY are featured.
Book Conservation Room protects library resources
Repair and restoration work at the Book Conservation Office, responsible for library archive conservation and restoration.
Preparations under way
List of other videos
Videos produced by Tokyo Metropolitan Libraries, featuring past events, scheduled exhibitions, rare books in the archives, etc.
TMG's official video channel Tokyo Douga opens to view videos.
The videos are also available for viewing on TMG's official YouTube channel.
- "Guide to Famous Spots in Edo" of Tokyo Metropolitan Central Library.
Video of "Guide to Famous Spots in Edo" (guidebook published in the Edo Period showing famous sightseeing spots in the city) of Tokyo Metropolitan Central Library
Video on "A Smash Hit for the Local Book Trade" (Atariyashita Jihon Doiya) of the Tokyo Metropolitan Central Library. Yellow cover by Juppensha Ikku, known as author of Tokaidochu HIzakurige, a bestselling comic picaresque of the Edo Period.
Tokyo Metropolitan Central Library participated in the restoration of local publications and manuscripts of Iwate Prefectural Rikuzentakata Municipal Library that was devastated by tsunami in the Great East Japan Earthquake. The video is a record of salvaging, repairing and restoring the damaged materials.