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The First Manila International Literary Festival (LOL: Literature Out Loud)

In celebration of the 14th Philippine Book Development Month, the National Book Development Board, in partnership with the Filipinas Heritage Library and the National Book Store, will present the First Manila International Literary Festival, to be held on November 18 to 20, at the Intercontinental Hotel Manila.

LibraryLink Conference on Preservation held at FHL

On August 25 to 27, the Filipinas Heritage Library (FHL) hosted The 2nd LibraryLink Conference with the theme “Preservation: Trends and Challenges” held at the Reading Room of FHL in Makati City.

Storytelling in the Library

The Filipinas Heritage Library celebrated fourteen years of serving and promoting literacy and Philippine art, history, and culture last August 28, 2010. The Filipinas Heritage Library began in 1974 as part of the Ayala Museum through the donation of materials from the Ayala Corporation and the Zobel de Ayala family. In celebration of the centennial of the 1896 Philippine Revolution, the library was given a new home in 1996 in the Nielson Tower, marking the Ayala Foundation’s commitment to providing a knowledge network on the Philippines.

10.10.10. Run for Pasig River!

On October 10, 2010, 120,000 runners from different sectors such as government offices, schools, business corporations, and many more are expected to come together for one common cause--to save Ilog Pasig and give the coming generations a clear future.


Filipinas Heritage Library: Fourteen Years of Promoting Literacy and Philippine Art, History, and Culture

The Nielson Tower has had numerous permutations since it was built in 1937. From being a passenger terminal to becoming a tower, to serving as a police headquarters, and even a restaurant, it has served different purposes throughout its existence. In 1996, it became the home of the Filipinas Heritage Library. This August 23, 2010, the Filipinas Heritage Library celebrates its fourteen years of serving as a catalyst for Philippine culture and literacy.


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