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Miyagi Prefectural Library: Library(図書館)


General Information

Miyagi Prefectural Library
1-1-1, Murasakiyama, Izumi-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 981-3205
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Tues-Sat: 9:00-19:00, Sun and Holidays: 9:00-17:00
Monday, or Tuesday if Monday is National Holiday, New Year's Holidays, Inventories


About the Library:

The Miyagi prefectural library was opened in 1881. 

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection Size (As of 2016)

  • Books: 1,073,478 volumes
  • Audio-visual materials: 50,634 items
  • Information resources related to the Great East Japan Earthquake: 5,171 items

Notable Collection(s):

  • Research materials related to the Children's literature

  • Documentations and records related to Miyagi Prefecture, including Date bunko (伊達文庫), documents of the Date family, which ruled Sendai han territory (仙台藩領 Sendai han).

  • Information resources related to the Authors from Miyagi Prefecture.

Note: For more information on information resources held by the library, please refer to the "特別コレクション".

Note: The Guide uses the ALA/LC standard romanization, however, it also reflects a different romanization system used by an individual institution or collection.


Digital Collection(s)

How to Use the Facility

Using the Library

Prior to the Visit: No Advance Inquiry or Preparation is Required  


  • Photocopy services are provided in accordance with Japanese copyright laws.
  • Copy Fee:
    • Black: 10 yen
    • Color: 100 yen
    • From micro-form: 30 yen 

Accessing Children's Literature Research & Consultation Room

Age restriction (High school students and older)

Service Hours:
  • Hours:
    • 9:30-19:00

    • Tuesday, Sunday, National Holidays: 9:30-17:00

  • Closed: When the library is closed

Accessing Rare Materials

Prior to the Visit: Advance Inquiry and Preparation Required

  • Please inquire at :

Miyagi Shiryoshitsu ​
TEL: +81-22-377-8483 
FAX: +81-22-377-8494 

Note: For more information please refer to "Library Guide".

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