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Gordon Hirabayashi Library at EJCA    日本語の図書館案内はこちら

 

Vision: Increase access to knowledge of various aspects of Japan, Japanese-Canadians, and Japan-Canada relations. Create a space that welcomes exploration, reflection, and sharing.

Mission: Collect and share information in Japanese and English about Japan, Japanese culture, Japanese-Canadians, and Japan-Canada relations to support EJCA club activities and for the general interest of members.

Hours:
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
9am - 12pm 12 - 4pm By Appt. 12 - 4pm 3 - 6pm By Appt. By Appt.

*Library may also be open if the Centre Manager or Library Committee Members are on-site. Call the EJCA Office at 780-466-8166 to check.

Borrowing books:
All EJCA members in good standing may borrow books or other items for up to one month. Checkout and return are self-service - see the binder labelled "Borrowing / Return" in the library.

Reserving materials:

  • Find out which material(s) you would like to reserve. The complete library material list is at Book List:
  • e-mail to office@ejca.org with Subject as “LIBRARY MATERIAL RESERVATION”:
  • 1. list Material title and Material catalogue number together with your name and telephone number directly in e-mail, or

    2. download Reservation form, enter information, and attach the from to e-mail.

  • Library volunteers will check reservation requests every Tuesday and put your reserved materials in the “Holding” shelf at the Library with your name on it.
  • Library volunteers will contact you when a material is available at the library. It will be held in there for two week after we contact you.

Book List:
A list of current books, videos, music CD etc.

Book Exchange:
Items on the bookshelf outside the office are free for the taking. They are duplicates or other things that don't quite fit in our collection. Help yourself.

Web Resources:
See our favourite places to learn about Japan, study Japanese or just plain amuse ourselves with Japanese information.

Reviews:
See what members think about some of our books.

 

 

Susan

Susan Carnahan, wife of Gordon Hirabayashi, at the Library.