• Samani Library

Samani Library

Opened in 1992, this spacious library houses over 86,000 books and a geopark corner where you can browse through guidebooks and materials from other geoparks.
All residents in the Hidaka Region may borrow books and materials from the Samani Public Library.
Additionally, the Audiovisual Hall inside the library hosts a variety of lectures and events for the residents.

  • Open: 10:00-18:00 (Closed at 17:00 on Sundays and holidays)
  • Closed: Mondays, year-end/New Year holidays and last weekday of every month
  • Address: Odori 1-25, Samani Town, Samani-gun, Hokkaido 058-0014
  • Tel: +81-146-36-4181  E-mail: library-302 @ air.ocn.ne.jp

Geopark Corner

The library's collection includes research results related to Mt. Apoi Geopark's peridotite and alpine plants as well as earth science publications. There are foreign geopark guidebooks and materials that were acquired or exchanged through the geopark network. The Geopark Corner is a must-see at the Samani Public Library.