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Following people are entitled to apply for ICU Library Friends.

  1. Those who graduate ICU College of Liberal Arts or ICU Graduate School
  2. Family member of present ICU full-time faculty or full-time ICU staff, at age of 18 or higher (consanguinity of the first or second degree.)
  3. Those who once enrolled to ICU CLA or Graduate School as a student for a year or longer
  4. Those who once enrolled to ICU as a full-time faculty for a year or longer
  5. Member of Friends of ICU (FOI)
  6. Researchers who are permitted by the ICU Library Director (Guarantor's signature required)
  7. Faculty members of following ICU affiliate universities: Tokyo Union Theological Seminary, Japan Lutheran College, Toho-Gakuenn College of Music.


Please bring the following documents to ICU Library Document Supply Center. Person in categories 2, 3, and 6 in above paragraph are required application form signed by one's guarantor. Only present ICU teaching staff can be a guarantor. ICU clerical staff can be a guarantor in category 2. Person in categories 3 and 6 are required sign by one's guarantor only in first-time application.

  1. Identification (Driver's license, passport, etc.)
  2. Member of Friends of ICU (FOI) :required FOI card

    Faculty members of ICU affiliate universities mentioned above

  3. Annual Fee (nonrefundable)
  4. categories 1 - 6.: 2,000 yen per person

    categories 7: free

  5. Validity
  6. Effective period: 1 year


Please submit an application form to the Document Supply Center in the following hours.

  • Monday-Friday : 9:00 -16:00
  • Saturday : 9:00 -16:00
  • You cannot borrow books on Saturdays by expired Library card even if you submit application form and pay annual fee on the day.

Download Form

Print out the PDF application form and fill out, and submit it to the Document Supply Center. You may fill out the form when you apply at the counter.




  • Entrance: Please use Library card to open the gate at the entrance.
  • Checkout: Please use automated checkout machines to borrow books. Library card is required.
  • Limit of Books you can borrow: 3

  • Loan Period: 1 month
  • Overdues: Overdue fine of 10 yen is charged per day per book. Checkout service is not available when there are overdue books.
  • If you would like to reduce the number of checked out books to borrow more book, you need to bring checked out books to Document Supply Center counter during the following hours : from 9:00 to 20:00 on weekdays in term, from 9:00 to 16:00 on Saturdays and out of term.
  • Note: Some services including the Othmer Library computers, Group Study Rooms, some licensed databases, Inter Library Loan and Letter of Introduction for visiting other library are not available. Photocopy service is available on the actual costs. ICU Library is open on Sundays in term ONLY for ICU students, Faculties, and staff.



March 2017



Open Hour

Weekday (In term)
8:30 - 22:30
Saturday (In term)& Summer
9:00 - 20:00
Saturday (Exam)
9:00 - 22:30
Sunday (ONLY for ICU students,Faculties, and staff/Othmer library closed)
13:00 - 19:00
Out of Term
9:00 - 16:30

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