This book examines how the Aeta coped with their new situation after the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo, what strategies for survival they developed , how they adapted to a radically altered environment, and how in these tumultuous times, they interacted with the lowland population.

Going abroad?

Get this unique passport holder and matching luggage tag with keychain from our library shop. Other designs and colors are avaiable. 

Visit our libary shop at 2F Ortigas Building, Ortigas Center, Pasig City. 

Our treatment services include:

  • Removal of old repairs & tapes
  • Surface cleaning
  • Mending paper tears 
  • Foxing and stain reduction
  • Flattening and reducing creases
  • Chemical cleaning to remove dirt and wash harmful acids
  • Applying Japanese paper for consolidation
  • Fumigation to eliminate molds and harmful insects
  • Book repair 
  • Partial and full restorations

For more information, please call us at 631-1231 local 182

Gilbert Keith Chesterton was an English writer, philosopher, poet, dramatist, biographer, and literary and art critic. Chesterton is often referred to as the "prince of paradox".

One of the oldest streets in Manila, Escolta was created in the 16th century. Its name was derived from the Spanish word escoltar meaning "to escort".

News and Announcements

November 21-22, 2017
Common Paper Treatment & Intensive Book Repair Workshop
Ortigas Foundation Library
2F Ortigas Building
To reserve, please call 631-1231 local 187 or 182
October 24, 2017
Ortigas Foundation Library joins American Women's Bazaar
SMX Convention Center
Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City
Visit our booth to shop early for Christmas gifts and giveaways.
October 21, 2017
Off the Pages - Lecture
Translation, Transmission, and Paleography: Looking into Spanish Documents (16th-19th century)
Lopez Museum and Library
10:00am - 12:00nn and 01:00pm - 03:00pm
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.

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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.