Welcome to the HS Library!

The Main Library of the Frederick P. Harris Library Information Center is located in the High School. The library serves the members of the ASIJ community: students, faculty and parents. The library maintains a pleasant atmosphere where all patrons may read, research, study, and use computers. More than 19,000 print books, 2000 ebooks, 1000 AV materials, 25 digital magazines 90 Kindles, 18 iPads, and three daily newspapers are available for use.

The HS Library home page has many resources available to students, including the Destiny catalog for library materials, twenty one databases, research guides and citation help. 


The HS Library is open on school days from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  
 
Cell phones may be used to check email but PLEASE set them to manner mode.
 
All lost materials must be paid for.  Once library materials are declared lost, fines stop accruing.   

If lost material is found and returned, the replacement cost of the material will be refunded.  
You DO have options.. You can work off your fines or even READ them off. More on this below.

If you borrow a laptop charger, you must leave us a wallet or cell phone as collateral!

Library materials may be borrowed for the following periods of time
  • Books, Magazines and AV materials: three weeks.
  • Certain materials may be placed on Special Reserve for a limited period of time and a special due date may apply.
  • SAT, PSAT and AP study books can be checked out for a longer period of time. Ask at the circulation desk.
  • Books in the special Honor collection may be taken from the library without being checked out
  • Borrowers are asked to return the materials when they are finished with them. 
If you need to renew a book, just email Mrs. Hayakawa or Mrs. Fugelsang.


Fines are assessed as follows:
  • Books, magazines, chargers, headphones and AV materials: ¥50 per item per school day.
  • The maximum fine for any one item is 1500 yen (except for chargers which are full price).
  • Students may wish to work or read off their fines at 15 min/250 yen   
 
You may bring in bottled water, but we ask that you consume other types of food and drink outside the library. 
    

Technology                                           


Eddie Iagaru 
HS Information Technology Assistant
Work Phone: 0422-34-5300 ext. 416
Office Location - HS Library
Office Hours:  7:30 am - 3:30 pm 




Michal Kubo  - HS Technology Assistant
Work Phone: 0422-34-5300 ext. 269
Office Location - HS Library
Office Hours:  7:30 am - 3:30 pm 

 
Library

Linda Hayakawa - HS Library Media Specialist
Work Phone: 0422-34-5300 ext. 298
Office Location - HS Library
Office Hours:  8:30 am - 5:00 pm
 

Kirby Yoshii - Cataloger
Email:  kyoshii@asij.ac.jp
Work Phone: 0422-34-5300 ext. 292
Office Location - HS Library
Office Hours:  7:00 am - 3:00 pm

 
Miwako Adachi - Acquisitions
Email:  hslibrary@asij.ac.jp
Work Phone: 0422-34-5300 ext. 291
Office Location - HS Library
Office Hours:  8:30 am - 4:30 pm



Catherine Fugelsang - HS Circulation
Email:  cafugelsang@asij.ac.jp
Work Phone: 0422-34-5300 ext. 291
Office Location - HS Library
Office Hours:  8:00 am - 4:00 PM