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This summer children from Fukushima had the opportunity to help work on Rakuten’s Mobile Library as part of this summer’s Kid Librarian Program. On this page we are sharing the results of their work!

  • ■Dates :
    7/25 - 7/28、8/8-11 (8 days in total)
  • ■Area :
    Date City、Fukushima City ※Details: Rakuten Mobile Library
  • ■Partcipants :
    Elementary school students residing in Fukushima Prefecture during the program dates.
    16 children were chosen from applicants
◆Program Highlights :
  1. 1. Working as an actual librarian (checking in and checking out books, helping patrons, etc.)
  2. 2. Making promotional materials for their favorite books
  3. 3. Taking photos, drawing pictures, and recording thoughts on their experiences

Kid Librarian of this week(8/8,8/9,8/10)

  • Minami
    • Name :
      Minami
    • City :
      Fukushima
    • Name of School :
      Mikawadai Elementary School
    • Favorite Book :
      Liliane Susewind

    Reflections :
    There were lots of kids lining up and it got really busy, but I did my job and helped all of them check out books.
    Reccomending my favorite book to other kids was really fun!
  • Sakura
    • Name :
      Sakura
    • City :
      Fukushima
    • Name of School :
      Mikawadai Elementary School
    • Favorite Book :
      Natume's Book of Friends

    Reflections :
    Finding a book to recommend was a lot of fun.We were really busy with customers, but I was able to finish making my recommendation and it turned out really well.I hope I can be a librarian next time too!
  • Taiichi
    • Name :
      Taiichi
    • City :
      Fukushima
    • Name of School :
      Ōzaso Elementary School
    • Favorite Book :
      One Piece

    Reflections :
    Lending out books was really fun! Also, the pictures I took of customers and other kid librarians working were really good.
    I want to work in the library again!
  • Fuki
    • Name :
      Fuki
    • City :
      Fukushima
    • Name of School :
      Ōzaso Elementary School
    • Favorite Book :
      One Piece

    Reflections :
    I really like the manga One Piece, so I drew a picture of Trafalgar Law, a really cool pirate, and made a book recommendation.I really want to meet Eiichiro Oda (One Piece's author), so I hope he comes to the Mobile Library someday!
  • Nene
    • Name :
      Nene
    • City :
      Fukushima
    • Name of School :
      Ōzaso Elementary School
    • Favorite Book :
      Why? How? All about Science

    Reflections :
    I really like drawing, and so I read "Why? How? All about Science" and drew a picture of a dolphin on my book recommendation.Being a librarian was really fun, and the day went by so quickly!I hope I have the chance to be a librarian again next time!
  • Maya
    • Name :
      Maya
    • City :
      Fukushima
    • Name of School :
      Ōzaso Elementary School
    • Favorite Book :
      Why? How? Your Own Backyard

    Reflections :
    Lending out books was so much fun!
    But reccomending books to other kids was really hard.
    Next time I want to eat treats and have time to read on my own.
  • Ayaka
    • Name :
      Ayaka
    • City :
      Fukushima
    • Name of School :
      Ōzaso Elementary School
    • Favorite Book :
      Why? How? All about Science

    Reflections :
    I was so glad I got to be a kid librarian for a day.It was really hot, but I learned a lot of new things and had a good time. Lending out books was the most fun.I also helped organize the books and clean the bookshelves so that other kids could find books more easily.I really like science, so I want to read more of the "Why? How?" books.
  • Shinnosuke
    • Name :
      Shinnosuke
    • City :
      Fukushima
    • Name of School :
      Sakura Elementary School
    • Favorite Book :
      NEO Illustrated Encyclopedia: Fish

    Reflections :
    I like reading encyclopedias, and I especially ones on Nameko and fish, so I made my book recommendation on the fish encyclopedia.Being a librarian was harder than I thought it would be, but I'm glad I did it.
  • Emma
    • Name :
      Emma
    • City :
      Fukushima
    • Name of School :
      Sakura Elementary School
    • Favorite Book :
      Bedtime Stories for Girls

    Reflections :
    I love the Rakuten Mobile Library and books, and I love to read!
    I did my book recommendation on "Bedtime Stories for Girls." I hope everyone will see my recommenation and read it.

Kid Librarian of this week(7/25,7/27)

  • Asuka
    • Name :
      Asuka
    • City :
      Date
    • Name of School :
      Date Elementary School
    • Favorite Book :
      Kaiketsu Zorori in the Terrifying Amusement Park

    Reflections :
    "I love the Kaiketsu Zorori series; they are so exciting! When I was a librarian I got to bow to and properaly greet visitors to the library, as well as recommend my favorite book."
  • Miyu
    • Name :
      Miyu
    • City :
      Date
    • Name of School :
      Date Elementary School
    • Favorite Book :
      100 Floors House

    Reflections :
    I was able to greet people who came to the library and got very good and checking out and returning books. I had a lot of fun and will remember this day forever!
  • Momoka
    • Name :
      Momoka
    • City :
      Date
    • Name of School :
      Date Elementary School
    • Favorite Book :
      The Black Witch Appears!!

    Reflections :
    I was surpised that the Rakuten Mobile Library had 1200 books! I got very good at checking out and checking in books. I want Rakuten to have a candy making event next time!
  • Yuzu
    • Name :
      Yuzu
    • City :
      Date
    • Name of School :
      Date Elementary School
    • Favorite Book :
      Tear-jerking Ghost Stories

    Reflections :
    Recommending my favorite book was really fun! I love scary books, so I hope Rakuten will put more of them in the Mobile Library.
  • Akari
    • Name :
      Akari
    • City :
      Ryozen
    • Name of School :
      Kakeda Elementary School
    • Favorite Book :
      I Spy Super Challenger! ⑥

    Reflections :
    I love the "I Spy Challenger" series! I have read all of them. I reccomended them because I hope other kids will read them too.
  • Saki
    • Name :
      Saki
    • City :
      Ryozen
    • Name of School :
      Kakeda Elementary School
    • Favorite Book :
      Science Experiments

    Reflections :
    I love books about science and books about animals. I reccomended books, and when it started to rain I made an umbrella-lending system so the kids wouldn't get wet!

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