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

『同志少女よ、敵を撃て』 逢坂冬馬 【2022年本屋大賞受賞作】
『ボタニカ 』 朝井まかて
『もう別れてもいいですか』 垣谷美雨
『いわしバターを自分で』 平松洋子
『ずぼら瞬食ダイエット』 松田リエ
『「大東亜」の読書編成』 和田敦彦
『ドクター・ホワイト 心の臨床』 樹林伸

漫画 『アルスラーン戦記16』 荒川弘

〈児童書〉
『心霊スポットは知っている 探偵チームKZスケッチブック』 藤本ひとみ
『しずくちゃん38』 ぎぼりつこ
『どっちが強い!?からだレスキュー2』 ホットブラッドソウルズ

◆ その他、以下の本が入りました!
『感染領域』 くろきすがや
『騙し絵の牙』 塩田武士 【2017年本屋大賞第3位】
『産まなくても、産めなくても』 甘糟りり子
『ネガティブがあっても引き寄せは叶う!』 MACO
『特捜部Q キジ殺し』 J・エーズラ・オールスン
『人の2倍見抜く本 人間観察のヒント』 渋谷昌三
『政権奪取論 強い野党の作り方』 橋下徹
『こうすれば絶対よくなる!日本経済』 田原総一朗/藤井聡
『世界一やさしい株の練習帖 1年生』 ジョン・シュウギョウ
『LINE@“神”営業術 効果4500倍!』 菅谷信一
『ホモ・デウス 上、下』 Y・N・ハラリ
『虚実妖怪百物語 破』 京極夏彦

This month's recommended book

『同志少女よ、敵を撃て』 逢坂冬馬 
【2022年本屋大賞】
【2021年アガサ・クリスティー賞受賞作】
【第166回直木賞候補作】

1942年、独ソ戦のさなか、モスクワ近郊の村に住む狩りの名手セラフィマの暮らしは、突如奪われる。
日常と家族を奪った敵に復讐をはたすべく、中央女性狙撃訓練学校で、一流の狙撃兵になることを決意したセラフィマ。同じような境遇で家族を喪い、戦うことを選んだ仲間たちとともに訓練を重ねながら、やがてセラフィマは、赤軍女性狙撃小隊の一員としてスターリングラードの前線へ向かうことに──
 

『ホモ・デウス 上、下』 Y・N・ハラリ

世界1200万部突破の『サピエンス全史』著者が戦慄の未来を予言する! 『サピエンス全史』は私たちがどこからやってきたのかを示した。『ホモ・デウス』は私たちがどこへ向かうのかを示す。
我々は不死と幸福、神性を目指し、ホモ・デウス(神のヒト)へと自らをアップグレードする。そのとき、格差は想像を絶するものとなる。
35カ国以上で刊行され、600万部突破のベストセラー!
ニューヨーク・タイムズ紙、ウォール・ストリート・ジャーナル紙、ワシントン・ポスト紙、ガーディアン紙ほか、各紙大絶賛!
 

Opening Hours

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

  • Compulsory to wear mask inside library.
  • Only club members who has completed 2 doses vaccination shall be allowed to Reading in library. Member below 13 years old must accompany with parents.
  • If uncompleted 2 doses vaccination, Reading in library is NOT permitted. Borrowing and Returning books only .

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