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Library tours are for groups of more than 10 eligible NCL users (age 16 and above, if not, have to have registered as high school or vocational school students). A complete NCL library tour takes 2 hour. To apply, please download application form from NCL Website, send back filled out form to the follows:

(1) Fax: 02-23815319

(2) E-mail:

Paid parking is available in an underground garage at National Central Library. Entrance of the garage is at the Zhongshan South Road. Parking rate is NT$50. each following specific time period:

Tuesday-Saturday: 09:00- 13:00; 13:00- 17:00; 17:00- 20:50. Sunday: 09:00- 13:00; 13:00- 17:00.

(Parking rate change will be announced at the NCL Website only. The parking rate is subject to change without notice.)

The available parking space is quite limited in NCL underground garage. When it is full, it is suggested to use the nearby underground garage at National Theater and Concert Hall (Address: Address: No. 21-1, Zhong-Shan S Rd. Telephone: (02)3393-9888)

The National Central Library accepts wide range of books and materials, for example, books and materials concerning South-East Asian Studies, East Asian Studies, new immigrants, the arts, etc. in any formats including rare books, hand-written materials, manuscripts, out-of-print books, religious books, genealogies, conference proceedings, posters, audio-visual materials, etc. are all very much welcome. We also welcome information about potential gift books donors. Please contact Collection Development and Bibliographic Management Division of the Library at: +886-2-23619132 Ext. 135, 133.

The NCL Activity Registry System lists all the forthcoming activities. The list provides information such as name and date/ time of the activities, number of seats available for the lecture/ speech activity, number of patrons who have registered, number of patrons on waiting list, available time to do online registration, etc. From this registry system, patrons can also link to the introduction pages about the activities.

There is an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) emergency kit equipped by the Library Card Application Service Counter near the Main Entrance of the NCL. This emergency kit is devised with easy-to-follow voice instruction.

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