In 2008, on the basis of a contract signed between the Japan Foundation and the Library of Foreign Literature, it began the work of the Japanese Culture Department "Japan Foundation" at the All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature. MI Rudomino. In January 2009, the Division opened a library of Japanese literature.
The library fund at the Department has about 6,000 books in Japanese, Russian and English, 50 periodicals and newspapers in the Japanese language, as well as teaching aids for learning Japanese.
In addition to publications, the library offers a wide selection of DVD and VHS movies to the Japanese, as well as a CD with traditional and contemporary Japanese music. The Department of Japanese culture operates Internet Wi-Fi, which can be used with any computers installed in the library or from your computer by appointment.
The Department has a lecture room for 60 people, which are held periodically lecture Japanese and Russian specialists, free training courses on origami and ikebana, calligraphy and board game Shogi, Japanese language courses, and others.