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List of Public Libraries in the Philippines

Requested from NLP by J. Mendoza at 05:05 PM on Jun 21, 2023.
Purpose: Academic Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/1900 - 06/21/2023
Tracking no: #NLP-868333100144

Mendoza 05:05 PM, Jun 21, 2023

This is to request for a list of all public libraries in the country. If available, with the latest information regarding the following:

a. Address
b. Head of Office/ Chief Librarian
c. Contact details
d. Number of Staff

June 22, 2023

Dear Client,


Thank you for your request dated Jun 21, 2023 05:05:41 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

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You asked for List of Public Libraries in the Philippines.

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We were able to determine that this particular information is already available online and therefore cannot be counted as a valid FOI request.  You may retrieve your requested information from the National Library of the Philippines (NLP) official website (, which provides the directory of public libraries and statistical number of affiliated public libraries with the National Library of the Philippines.  

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