Posted by: manilacitylibrary | April 11, 2011

The Manila City Library

MAIN LIBRARY

transformed into a division by Ordinance No. 2982s, s. 1946 through the issuance of Administrative  order No 43 dated September 30, 1965  and  Memorandum Circular dated December 28, 1971. Located at G/F Sining Kayumanggi Bldg. Mehan  Garden Arroceros St. Ermita, Manila. Tel. # 528-0630.

 

TONDO PUBLIC LIBRARY

One of the   first Public  Libraries organized and  establish by the City Government with the assistance of the National Library. On July 6, 1946 by virtue of City Ordinance No. 2982. It was solely own by City Government under the general supervision of the City Mayor. Located at Tondo Sports Complex, J. Nolasco corner N. Zamora Sts, Tondo. Tel. #245-4545.

 

PATRICIA COMPLEX PUBLIC LIBRARY

Was conceptualized through a letter of request from the Manila City Library  to Mayor Alfredo S. Lim  requesting  a  library space in Patricia Complex which was eventually approved on January 2010. It was inaugurated and opened to the public on March 18, 2010. Located on the 3rd/fl of Patricia Complex, Flora St. cor. Benita St. Gagalangin, Tondo, Manila. Tel. #998-3044.

 

MANILA SAN FRANCISCO FRIENDSHIP LIBRARY

Organized on July, 1937, as Manila  Business Library and Museum. On November 1945, by virtue of City Ordinance No. 2982, its name was changed to STA. CRUZ PUBLIC LIBRARY. On June 22, 1981 the Manila International Sister-Cities Association (MISCA) and the Manila City Library adopted a resolution renaming it again as Manila-San Francisco Friendship Library in connection with the mutual friendship and affection between the people of the City of Manila and the City of San Francisco,   California, U.S.A. Located at 1559 Alvarez Street, Sta. Cruz, Manila. Tel. # 711-9840.

 

SAN NICOLAS PUBLIC LIBRARY

One of  the  first  Public Libraries established by the City of Manila, just after the World War II. Its operational founder under the city Ordinance No. 2957 was appropriated for the period of January to June 1946. Located at Madrid corner San Fernando Streets, Binondo, Manila, and the heart of commercial and business establishments. Tel. # 241-5413.

 

VALERIANO E. FUGOSO LIBRARY

Established by Congressman Leonardo B. Fugoso and officially opened to the  public on the 25th day of January 1994. The official name was authored by Councilor Joseph Y. Lopez with Manila City Council Resolution No. 4. Located at corner of A.H. Lacson and Aragon Streets, Sta. Cruz, Manila. Tel. # 742-0627.

 

MANILA SACRAMENTO FRIENDSHIP LIBRARY

Formerly known  as  the  Paco  Branch Library. opened to the public in the early part of 1931 at Trece de Agosto under the Supervision of the Bureau of Public Libraries known as the National Library. On October 2, 1958, the said Library was moved to the  corner  of  Canonigo and Zamora Streets. On May 21, 1965, the name was changed to Manila-Sacramento Friendship Library in commemoration of the mutual friendship and affection of the  people of the City of Manila  and the  City of  Sacramento California, U.S.A.  Tel. #  563-2470.

 

A.H. LACSON PUBLIC LIBRARY

Formerly known as the Sta. Ana Public Library. Have its name now by virtue of the  approval of  Resolution No. 508,  Ordinance  No. 3767 on November 11, 1955. It was organized July 2, 1956, opened to the public July 16, 1956 and inaugurated August 31, 1956 thru the cooperation of the different organizations. Located at Calderon corner Isabel Streets, Plaza Hugo, Sta. Ana, Manila. Tel. # 563-4312.

 

BACOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY

Established by virtue of City Ordinance No. 3474 and Resolution No. 527 s. 1951 of the City Municipal Board.  It  was  organized On November 8,  1951 by the Buklod ng Pagkakaisa Movement headed by Atty. Bruno Papas and was formally opened on January 10, 1952 to serve the reading public of Bacood. Located at 3825 Biyaya Street, Bacood, Sta. Mesa, Manila. Tel.  #  716-1828.

 

KAP. ISIDRO MENDOZA PUBLIC LIBRARY

Established in  1952  by  virtue  of  Ordinance 3473 passed by Municipal Board of the City of Manila which was approved by the late Mayor Arsenio H. Lacson. On November 29, 1952, it was formally opened to serve the public. Located at Teodoro San  Luis  corner  Central  Streets,  Pandacan, Manila. Tel. # 563-2972.

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