There are two libraries in Katsuragi City, Shinjyo Library and Taima Library.  At Shinjyo Library, Tanka poem contest called Katsuragi Gadan is held because it is the birthplace of Maekawa Samio, the famous Tanka poet.

Both libraries have story-telling meetings once a month.


Shinjyo Library

Address: 70-1 Minami Fujii, Katsuragi City

TEL: 0745-69-4646

Access: 20 minutes’ walk westward from the Kintetsu Shinjyo Station on the Kintetsu Gosho Line


Taima Library

Address: 80-1 Nagao, Katsuragi City

TEL: 0745-48-6000

Access: 10 minutes’ walk westward from the Iwaki Station on the Kintetsu Minami Osaka Line


Time open: am9:00 – pm5:00

Days closed: every Tuesday, the 2nd  and the 4th Wednesday and the last day of each month

Lending: Limited to 5 books for residents and workers of the city