‘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]


Book Donations Welcome!

Book Donations Welcome!

Got some books lying around that you no longer use? You can donate them to the NIC. [Read More]


NIC Book Recycling Bazaar Report

NIC Book Recycling Bazaar Report

Many thanks to everyone who came to the 39th Book Recycling Bazaar on June 1st. There were over 4,000 books and approximately 165 people attended! We are happy to report that a total of 77,127 Yen was raised! [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]


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