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Media Library Information on and after 9/30 [FUN member only]


From Wednesday, September 30th, Media Library opens with limited hours. Access to our physical collection will be restarted. We are adhering to various safety measures so there are some restrictions in using the Library such as “Limitation of the numbers of users” or “Study area is closed”. Please read the following guidelines before you visit the Library.
Safety instructions, such as wearing a face covering or maintaining physical distances, given by FUN is also applied to the Library.
We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

 Opening Hours

Opening Hours9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • We will extend the time by 15 minutes and start at 9:00 a.m.
  • There are no self-service hours (after 6:30 p.m. and at Saturday).

 Entering the Library

Media Library will restart to access to print collections. Study area is not available for the time being.
Limitation of the Number of Users (Important Notice)
  • Due to safety precautions, the number of users will be limited.
  • The number of users within the Library simultaneously will be up to 30.
How to Enter and Leave Media Library
  1. Clean your hands using a hand sanitizer.
  2. Pick up a number tag.
    The tag is prepared by 30. When there is no number tag, you can’t use the Library. Please visit  later.
  3. Enter with your ID card.
  4. In leaving, return the number tag where it was. 

 Borrowing Information

Borrowing Books
  • Go to the shelves and pick up the books you need, then borrowing them with book check-out machine by yourself.
  • You don’t have to email us in advance for book borrowing.
  • You can’t reserve books online to borrow them.
  • FUN students who can’t come to the university can borrow books by mail. (Please contact the Library when you want to use this service.)
Returning Books
  • In returning books, use the books post. Book post is replaced near the library entrance.
  • You don’t have to email us in advence for book returning.
Renew Your Books
  • You can renew your books repeatedly, provided they have not been requested by other users, and are not overdue. You can renew them online by yourself.
  • (1) Access to FUN Media Library website.   
    (2) Click “Renewing & check your status” on the left side menu and log in.
    (3) Click “Borrowing Record List"
  • If books are not returned on time, your borrowing privileges will be suspended for as many days as the material is overdue. If you have reasons you can’t return books, please contact to Media Library.

 Approximate Number of Users in Each Area

  Floor plan

Newspaper & periodicals (near the entrance)
Newspaper: 1 person, periodicals: 2 people at once

Area B
1 person in each aisle

Area C (Electronic sliding shelves)
2 people
1 person in each shelf (There are 2 electronic sliding shelves in Area C)

Area D
About 5 people at once

 Facilities and Services Not Available
  • Study area remain closed for the time being.
  • Audio & visual materials and the space and equipment are not available.

 Handling Library Collection and Equipment
  • We will sanitize the books been checked out.
  • There are sanitizing wipes near the shared equipment such as a book check-out machine and PC for book search, please clean them using the wipes.

 Contact Information

Future University Hakodate Media Library
Address:116-2 Kamedanakano-cho,Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan 041-8655
Telephone:+81-138-34-6360, 6361