Governor General William Cameron Forbes was a great polo aficionado and it was during his term that the club was established. The original clubhouse was burned during World War II. In the 1950s a new clubhouse was built at Forbes Park in Makati where it currently stands.

In gathering information in this field, the considerations are: the different host coins for each country involved, the different types of pearl formation for each crown as well as the multitude of host years, mints and assayers for each host nation, archival mintages of each type, identification of the contemporary or modern counterfeits, specimen with chopmarks, holes and so on.

Although the dream plan was not fully implemented, some buildings for the proposed government center were constructed, including the Old Legislative Building (now National Museum of Fine Arts), and Finance Building (presently National Museum of Anthropology and Natural History).

The book generally explores the cultural role of religion, the relationship of Christianity and local cultures, and the specific development and history of institutions that have been fostered by evangelization.

If you missed our first film showing, now is your chance to see Ang Larawan!

October 25, 2018 (Thursday)
Registration starts at 3:00pm
Film showing starts at 4:00pm

Call us at 631-1231 loc 187
to reserve your seats. 

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October 25, 2018 (Thu)
Film Showing: Ang Larawan (2nd showing)
Registration and refreshments at 3:00pm
Film showing starts at 4:00pm
Ortigas Foundation Library
Pasig City
Seats are limited. Call 631-1231 loc 187 to pre-register.
 
ONGOING EXHIBITS
Ortigas Foundation Library Exhibit - Bataan Death March - Remembered
Ground Floor of Casa Candaba, Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar
Bagac, Bataan
Call 631-1231 local 187 (Ortigas Foundation Library)
Call 332-5338 or 332-5286 (Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar)
 
Ortigas Foundation Library Exhibit - The Churches of the Philippines: Our Lasting Links with Spain 
Casa Candaba, Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar
Bagac, Bataan
Call 631-1231 local 187 (Ortigas Foundation Library)
Call 332-5338 or 332-5286 (Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar)
 
 
DVD: Heneral Luna - The official DVD of the film "Heneral Luna" is now available for sale at P699 at the Ortigas Foundation Library Shop. Grab your copy now!
 
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.
 
Seminar and Conference Rooms are available at the Ortigas Foundation Library.
(as of April 2018)
 

Ortigas Foundation Library: One of the 10-Best Libraries in Manila
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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.