Welcome to the HIS Library

The library is on the 3rd floor of the Sapporo building and another is located in our Niseko campus. Both are open to all HIS students, staff, parents as well as 'Friends of the Library'. The Sapporo library holds about 13,000 titles.


Monday, Tuesday Wednesday Thursday, Friday
8:20am-5:00 pm 9:30 am-5:00 pm 8:20 am-3:45 pm

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Library Rules

The library is open to HIS students, parents, faculty, staff and 'Friends of the Library'. Patrons may borrow up to three items at a time. Books are checked out for one week periods to Mile Post students and two weeks for secondary students. Replacement costs for lost or badly damaged items are fixed.  ¥4,000 for a hardback book and ¥2,000 for a paperback book and other items.

Volunteering in the Library

Our volunteers are invaluable, they help the school run an effective library service.  Would you like to help? The drop in on any morning from Monday through Friday and speak to one of our volunteers.

Please contact Mr.  Daniel Stern at school by phone or email ( on Monday through to Friday if you have any other questions.

Friends of the Library

If you would like to borrow from our Library it is possible - even if you do not have a student at the school!  Speak to library staff or one of our Library volunteers to get set up.  There is an initial fee of ¥3,000 to sign up.