Library / Yashiro Media Center
The Yashiro Media Center has three floors creating an open and relaxed atmosphere. All elementary books are located on the bottom floor and middle school books are located on the top-floor. The Dewey Decimal System is used.
Library Media Center supports the curriculum of Nishimachi International School with materials and services to assist in instruction, provide access to information, and to promote literacy and the enjoyment of reading, viewing, and listening. Story times, book talks, and booklists are used to encourage reading.
The Library Media Center is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. Our Media Center contains over 14,000 books. Approximately two-thirds of our collection is in English and a third of the books are in Japanese. We have a variety of reference and AV materials, and access to online resources.
Students visit the Library Media Center regularly. They are encouraged to use use the media center for reading, researching and completing homework both in English and Japanese.
Our Media Center is always a happy and friendly place for students, staff and parents.