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  • General Rules

    1. Services are from Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, excluding local and national holidays. During a state of national emergency, face-to-face services depend on the government’s declaration.
    2. Personal belongings can be brought inside the reading areas, but not for food and drinks.
    3. All collections are for “room use” only except for braille and large print.
    4. Service is on a first-come-first-serve basis.
    5. Maximum of 3 books or serials can be borrowed at the same time.
    6. Anyone caught damaging facilities and/or stealing library materials shall be penalized according to the provisions of the Republic Act (RA) 2293.


    ID Registration

    To access library resources, clients need to acquire NLP Client’s ID / Transaction Stub. Issuance of a free NLP Client Transaction Stub is free. An optional PVC NLP Library Card can be requested for a fee of Php 100.00


    1. Present any valid ID to the guard
    2. Proceed to the Registration Area (Cubicle 1) at the ground floor lobby desk.
    3. Fill out the online registration form
    4. Proceed to Cubicle 2 for picture taking
    5. Proceed to the reading area

    Borrowing Procedure

    Access to Books, Theses and Dissertations, Braille, Large Print, Government Publications and Serials is provided through a close-shelf system wherein Librarian on-duty shall check-out selected titles from the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC). 


    1. Proceed to the reading area and tap the NLP Client ID/Transaction Stub in the Barcode Scanner.
    2. Select and reserve titles through the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC).
    3. Proceed to the Circulation Counter and present the NLP Client ID / Transaction stub.
    4. Monitor the notice via issued pager which shall vibrate once requested material/s is/are available.
    5. Proceed to the counter to claim the requested material/s.
    6. Proceed to the counter to check-in the materials borrowed and return to the designated shelves.
  • This service is available upon request by individuals who have print disability or related organizations/ institutions for reference and research needs of persons with print disabilities.


    1. Send the request letter either in print or via email at cc: which shall indicate the following:
      1. Full text or scanned copy of the book
      2. Name and contact details of the client, title, author of the material to be reproduced, and number of pages to be transcribed;
      3. Date when the material is needed.
    2. Wait for the feedback on the request.
    3. Reproduced materials can be picked up by the client or his/her representative. NLP can facilitate delivery via courier, the cost shall be borne by the requesting party.

  • These services include storytelling, puppet show, read aloud, arts and craft sessions and also the conduct of workshops on the same services which can be provided onsite or offsite, as requested.


    1. Request Letter addressed to Director Cesar Gilbert Q. Adriano and thru Ms. Dolores Carungui, Chief of the Reference Division, indicating the complete details: 
      1. Name of the Activity
      2. Purpose
      3. Date & Time
      4. Number of Audience 

    Note: The request letter should be sent three (3) weeks before the execution of the event.

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