La Casa de Dios is the first publication of Ortigas Foundation, Inc. This book contains current photographs of Filipino-Hispanic churches, convents and ruins, as well as vintage photos and maps. Photos from this book were featured in the "Lasting Links with Spain" Churches exhibit at Casa de America in Madrid, Spain from Nov. 28, 2014 to Jan. 31, 2015. 

This book is for sale at the Ortigas Foundation Library Shop at 2,500php (Hardbound) and 1,500php (Softbound). Its Madrid exhibit catalogue is also for sale at only 150php. Grab your copy now.

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The Ortigas Foundation Library is pleased to offer its conservation and preservation services. Our conservation team has over ten years experience in book and paper repair and restoration.

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Galleria Taal's Mr. Manny Inumerable demonstrates how to operate a Daguerreotype camera during the day tour of the heritage town of Taal, Batangas organized by Ortigas Foundation, Inc.

The article "Heritage at its Best", which appears in the third issue of the magazine Taste, Travel and Trends, showcases selected heritage churches in the province of Ilocos - some of which can be found in the Ortigas Foundation Library's book, "La Casa de Dios". 

The "Taste, Travel and Trends Magazine" is available at The Ortigas Foundation Library Shop at Php 150.00. 

Text and photos by Betty Lalana of the Ortigas Foundation. 

The Ortigas Foundation Library’s collection of early illustrated books and albums dating back from the Spanish colonial period were featured in the Collector’s World section of Arts of Asia’s March-April 2015 issue, in a 7-page article by Mr. Jonathan Best.

The Arts of Asia magazine is published in Hong Kong and supports numerous museums and cultural organizations around the world.  More than just a magazine, each issue serves as a historical record of Asian art for scholars and researchers.  It is a high grade and high quality publication.

The Ortigas Foundation Library is a distributor of the Arts of Asia magazine in the Philippines.  Grab your copy now at the Ortigas Library Shop at P500.00

News and Announcements

ADVISORY: LIBRARY CLOSED
August 31, 2015 (Monday)
Library services will resume on the following day.
 
Movie Screening: September 3, 2015 (Thursday), 6:00PM
"La Sonrisa Verdadera" (True Smile) at the Ortigas Foundation Library. Spanish film with English subtitles.
Free Admission.
 
Special Painting Conservation Workshop:
September 17 and 18, 2015 (Thursday-Friday)
A workshop on basic art conservation by renowned Art Conservation Specialist Annali Garcia at the Ortigas Foundation Library.
 
We have now opened our Conservation Services to the public.
The Ortigas Foundation Library's foreign-trained conservation team has over ten years of experience in book and paper restoration. Our services are reasonably priced and any income derived is for the continued operations of the library.
 
Free Books for School and Public Libraries: "Philippine Herbs: For Healthy Cooking, Common Cures and Concoctions" and "Shades of Majesty: 88 Philippine Native Trees"
 
Seminar and Conference rooms are available at the Ortigas Foundation Library.
 
We are accepting book donations for redistribution to school and public libraries around the country.
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The OFI Library  is a Philippine study center with a collection of nearly 21,000 books, serials, images, and documents relating to Philippine history with some dating back to the 17th century.
 
The OFI Library produced mobile photo exhibits of Filipiniana imagery of various themes which are brought to different schools, universities, local museums, churches and other public venues in Manila as well as the provinces. Interested parties may request for these exhibits. Other exhibits featuring original library materials from the collections are held within the foundation premises.
 
The foundation also hosts conferences, lectures, seminars, workshops and other interdisciplinary events. The seminar and conference rooms provide the venue for our educational and cultural programs. These rooms are also available for rent for cultural, socio-civic, as well as corporate activities.