Library

Library
 

Notice

 

Second-hand book sales is being held in the lobby of the Japanese Association.
Popular books are first come, first served!
The proceeds will be donated to the Malaysian charity home. 

Information of new books

『熱源』 川越 宗一 第162回 直木賞受賞作
『背高泡立草』 古川 真人 第162回 芥川賞受賞作
『新実存主義』 マルクス・ガブリエル
『イマジン?』 有川 ひろ
『雇用大崩壊 - マンガある若手技術者の会社を変える挑戦』 堀江貴文
『絶対に休めない医師がやっている最強の体調管理』 大谷 義夫
『清明 隠蔽捜査8』 今野敏
『桃源』黒川博行 

〈児童書〉
『夢と冒険の旅世界一周ガイド』 吉田友和
『ドラえもん科学ワールド―未来のくらし』 藤子・F・不二雄

◆ その他、以下の本が入りました!
『プロカウンセラーの聞く技術』 東山 紘久
『罪の轍』 奥田 英朗
『グレートジャーニー探検記』 関野 吉晴
『生き物の死にざま』 稲垣 栄洋
『桃紅一〇五歳 好きなものと生きる』 篠田桃紅
『英語は3語で伝わります』 中山裕木子
『40歳から「キレイ」と「オシャレ」始めました。』 細川貂々
『「良い質問」をする技術』 粟津恭一郎
『最強のスポーツビジネス Number Business College 講義録』 池田純
『入門 東南アジア近現代史』岩崎育夫
『もうちょっと「楽」に生きてみないか』 和田秀樹
『昨日までの世界 (上)/(下) 文明の源流と人類の未来』 ジャレド・ダイアモンド

This month's recommended book

『熱源』 川越 宗一

祝 第162回 直木賞受賞作!!

樺太(サハリン)で生まれたアイヌ、ヤヨマネクフ。開拓使たちに故郷を奪われ、集団移住を強いられたのち、天然痘やコレラの流行で妻や多くの友人たちを亡くした彼は、やがて山辺安之助と名前を変え、ふたたび樺太に戻ることを志す。

樺太の厳しい風土やアイヌの風俗が鮮やかに描き出され、
国家や民族、思想を超え、人と人が共に生きる姿が示される。
金田一京助がその半生を「あいぬ物語」としてまとめた山辺安之助の生涯を軸に描かれた、読者の心に「熱」を残さずにはおかない書き下ろし歴史大作。
 

Opening Hours

10:00~22:00
(7 days a week, except for New Year and Chinese New Year)

Library Guide

●Library Card = JCKL Membership Card

1.Please ask the library staff and Top Up any amount.
 * Ex. RM 10 + 6% SST

2.You can borrow books out and return by operating the computer at the counter.

●Rental charge/period
 *New books: RM 1.5/1 week
 *Others        : RM 0.5/2 weeks

●Borrow books up to 10 books at a time per 1 card.

●Late fees will be charged from the day after the scheduled return date of the overdue books.
 *New books: RM 1.5 every 1 week (From Day 8)
 *Other          : RM 0.5for every 2 weeks (From Day 15)

=>Rental books are shared by all members. Please follow the basic rules of the rental period of 1 week for new books and 2 weeks for others.
=>The maximum overdue period is four weeks from the date of borrowing, regardless of the type of book.
=>When the maximum period has passed, the card will be suspended and you will not be able to borrow further. Please return the overdued books as soon as possible.

●Extended period of borrowing
You can extend the borrowing period after you return the book only if there is no other reservation by others. Please check with the library staff about the reservation.

●When you borrow a book from the playroom, please fill out the necessary information (Date, title and membership number) in the rental book in the room. Please return the book at the library returning counter.
*Borrrowing fee/Duration: Free/2 weeks

●Loss of books
If you lose the borrowed books, please contact the library staff immediately.

=>In case of loss due to user's fault
1.Buy the same book.
2.If the book is not available to buy, you must pay RM 100.
*Magazines and travel books could be replaced with the latest edition.

NOTE
We may ask you to pay for the damage.
Late fees will be charged during the lost period.

●Reservation/Request (Add New Book)
If the book you want to borrow is rent out or the book you want to borrow is not in the library, you can make a reservation or request. Please fill out the form near the counter. We will contact you when the book is ready.

●Please note that we may not be able to respond to your request, although we will take your comments into consideration. Also, we do not accept requests for comics/DVDs.

●Non library opening-hour return post
*We installed it next to the library entrance. Please use it to return books during non-opening hours.
*If you return books past their due date, the excess fee will be deducted from your library card balance when you return them.
*If the balance is insufficient, the return process cannot be completed. Please top up at the library reception and then do the return procedure.

●To withdraw/Resign
Please return the borrowed books at the library counter and get a refund of the remaining rental fees available in your membership card before you apply for the resignation form.

●Inadequacy of books and DVDs
If you find any defects in the borrowed books or DVDs/VCDs/CDs, please let our staff know. We will refund the amount you borrowed.

●Misconduct
Books are the common property of the members, and the operation of the library is supported by the goodwill and conscience of the members.
Improper acts such as removal without permission are subject to the disqualification of JCKL membership.

●Picture books for babies and toddlers are in the playroom.
When you borrow a picture book, please fill in the necessary information in the rental book in the room and borrow it.
(* Please put it in the return slot of the library when you return it.)

Rental fee: Free rental
Period: 2 weeks
 

Donation

The library accepts donations of books (Include comics, magazines, DVDs, and CDs). If you would like to donate, please bring the donated books directly to the library counter after acknowledging the following conditions.

  • Please leave the handling of the donated books to the library.
  • The donated books will be used effectively in other facilities and recycling as well as in the library.
  • There are cases where it is not used up and disposed. We hope for your understanding.
  • We do not accept the following materials.
    VHS, cassette tapes
    Stain-Damaged books (Example: Wet or torn page), burned books
    old magazines, utility books, travel guides, encyclopedias

*Please bring your used cleaning plastic bags or transparent envelopes to the library. We will use it to make a book cover.
 

Copy Service

There is a self-service copy machine. Please pay the same way as the book borrowing procedure.

B/W Copy  (1 paper)
A4 15 cents (Both sides 25 cents)
B4 20 cents (Both sides 35 cents)
A3 30 cents (Both sides 50 cents)

Color Copy (1 paper)
A4RM 0.8 (Double-Sided RM 1.3)
B4RM 0.9 (Double-Sided RM 1.4)
A3RM 1.0 (Double-Sided RM 1.5)

If you have any inquiries, please feel free to ask at the library reception. Staff will be in the library from Monday to Sunday 10:00~19:00 (Except lunch at 14:00~15:00).

Inquiry

Email: library@jckl.org.my
Tel: 03-2274-8668