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We will be closed on the following days by virtue of Proclamation No. 655, s.2013 in observance of:

August 21, 2014 Thursday – Ninoy Aquino Day (Special non-working day)

August 25, 2014 Monday – National Heroes Day (Regular Holiday)

Thank you for your understanding.

Please be informed the only the Filipiniana Division is open from Mondays to Saturdays, 8:00am to 7:00pm. The Reference Division is currently closed due to the ongoing retrofitting services of the building. The NLP has now opened its doors to library tours, cultural exhibits and the use of the auditorium on a case to case basis. Kindly contact us for inquiries. 

For any comments, suggestions, inquiries and the like, please feel free to email us via (emails sent after office hours or during the weekend may be checked the following working day. Please pardon the inconvenience).

1st International Conference on Children's Librarianship

In celebration of the 21st National Children's Month this coming October, the National Library of the Philippines (NLP) in cooperation with the Association of Librarians in the Public Sector (ALPS) will hold a 3-day conference on children's librarianship with the theme “Connecting and Linking of Information through Transformed Children's Libraries to the Digital Era” on October 13-15, 2014 in Tagaytay International Convention Center (TICC), Tagaytay City.


Due to the ongoing retrofitting of the NLP building, services of the Reference Division are temporarily suspended until further notice.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

NLP offers Chinese Language (Mandarin) classes

The China Book Room at the Reference Division, National Library of the Philippines is offering Chinese Language (Mandarin) classes every Wednesday 1:00 - 4:00 pm. Tuition fee is PhP2,500.00 for 1 course to be taught in 36 hours. For inquiries call Reference Division at 310-5033 or 310-5035 / 528-1972 local 207-210.

Please see attachments for more information.


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