‘Library Recommendations’ Archives

Children’s Story Book Time

Children’s Story Book Time

Come and share in the fun at the Nagoya International Center 3F Library & listen to foreign volunteers as they read a selection of books in their native language from the library's vast collection of children's story books. [Read More]


History Books

History Books

History Section: Library Recommendations Let’s take a closer look at several books from the History (HIS) section. The history section consists of more than 120 volumes covering not only the history of peoples and places, but everything from midwifery to war. With [Read More]


Yonda? The Top 21 Novels of All Time

Yonda? The Top 21 Novels of All Time

■Yonda? In 2003, the BBC invited viewers to vote for their favourite novel of all time. The top 21 books based on all votes that were submitted throughout the Big Read TV series are listed below.          1. The Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien 2. Pride and Prejudice, [Read More]


Enjoy Manga

Enjoy Manga

As of April 1 2011, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Chinese (simplified), and Portuguese versions of popular manga books became available in the library. [Read More]


Yonda? Books that Became Movies

Yonda? Books that Became Movies

Yonda? You’ve seen the movie, but have you read the book? Three of the movies nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars are based on works of fiction: The Reader, Slumdog Millionaire, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (F. Scott Fitzgerald). Indeed 37 of the 81 [Read More]


Natural Sciences

Natural Sciences

This month we’ll introduce several books from the Natural Science (NAT) section as part of our introduction to the various subject areas in the reading room of the library. The Natural Science section consists of over 75 volumes covering a wide variety of topics, [Read More]


JLPT Study Books

JLPT Study Books

The Nagoya International Center Library has just recently added the 2007 Japanese Language Proficiency Test Papers to its collection. There are 5 copies of the Level 1&2 and 5 copies of the Level 3&4 books available for borrowing.         The NIC Library [Read More]


Zero Hour

Zero Hour

Zero Hour DVDs The Discovery Channel’s award-winning Zero Hour series is now available in the NIC Video Library. Each episode profiles the final 60 minutes leading up to an event that have shocked and changed the world. Each hour-long episode combines dramatic [Read More]


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