Libro Books a great bookstore in Lalaport, Fujimi
Libro Bookstore Lalaport Fujimi
I love the kids space in the Libro Books in Lalaport, Fujimi. It is bright and colourful, with a high ceiling made from mirrors. There is a little archway entrance on one side, only big enough for small kids. They have comfy stools for parents to use, while the kids play with the decent selection of toys they have out. They stock Bornelund and other educational toys of which there is a generous amount of samples out for the kids to play with freely. Libro Bookstore has many sample books including interactive books for the kids to play with and try out.
They have a great selection of children’s books, even translated foreign authors. Much to my surprise, they even stock translated versions of a children’s author from my home country, Ireland. You don’t see Chris Haughton’s children’s books in many other places.
They have a good selection of interactive books; books with songs, music and aural stories or books with physical activities such as driving a car or scanning shopping cards. They also have a great selection of activity books with pull out origami or crafts.
However, the bad news is that all of their children’s books and activity books, even the ones by foreign authors, are in Japanese only. Some of the games they sell do come with English instructions. And in the adult section they have a fair selection of magazines covering all genres. But the travel magazine section isn’t as extensive as other book shops I frequent.
The shop is located on the first floor of Lalaport Fujimi. Parking is shared with Lalaport and is free. The nearest car parks are six and seven, but you have to come in from the 2nd floor and get an elevator or escalator down a floor. The staff are pleasant and helpful, but I don’t think they speak English.
Libro Bookstore Information
Hours: 10 am to 9 pm
Address: LaLaport Fujimi, 1 Chome-1313 Yamamuro, Fujimi-shi, Saitama-ken 354-8560
More things to do in Lalaport Fujimi with kids
- Play in the unique TeamLab Islands play area – the first Teamlab play area in all of Japan
- Enjoy a coffee while the kids play at Studio Cafe Zoo adventure
- Treat train loving kids to a special train themed lunch in a steam locomotive cafe
- Pick up a fitted pair of shoes for the kids at Genki Kids
- Indulge in a pancake (and lasagna!) lunch at J.S Pancake