News & Updates

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May 7, 2019
Advisory: Library temporarily closed from June 2019

The Library will be temporarily closed to the public from June 1, 2019 until 2020 for renovations…

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May 2, 2019
Women and War exhibition on Google Arts & Culture

We are proud to present the online version…

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April 30, 2019
Advisory: Library closed on May 1

The Library will be closed on May 1…

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April 1, 2019
Congratulations to the Essay Contest Winners!

We are pleased to announce the winners of the Battle of Manila Essay Writing Contest…

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Collections

Main Library Holdings
Main Library Holdings
Over 10,000 Filipiniana volumes published from 1946 to the present. Browse collection.
Rare Materials
Rare Materials
Antiquarian books, maps, manuscripts, serials, and rare publications dating back to the 17th century. Browse collection.
Roderick Hall (WW2)
Roderick Hall (WW2)
Focuses on personal experiences in the Philippines during the Japanese occupation and the Second World War. Browse collection.
Presidential Papers
Presidential Papers
Personal and official documents, photographs, and other mementos of President Elpidio R. Quirino and President Manuel L. Quezon.


Retrato Photo Archive

In our Filipiniana library is a treasure trove of images of Philippine life, history and culture from the 15th century to the early seventies.


Himig Collection

The Filipinas Heritage Library is home to over 1,000 vinyl records of original Filipino music.

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HIMIG
Anak

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Anak (Reprise)

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Anak

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Kapantay ay Langit

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HIMIG
Kapantay ay Langit

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HIMIG
Kapantay ay Langit

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Kapantay ay Langit

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Kapantay ay Langit

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Buhat

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Buhat