Makati City Library

8th Floor, Makati City Hall Building, J.P. Rizal Street, Makati

Operating Hours: 
Open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Monday to Friday) 

Head Librarian

Ms. Norma Tumambing

Contact number: 



Situated on Makati City Hall’s 8th floor, the Makati City Library consists of collections for all ages and interests. The library is an elongated space. They have a very diverse collection of children’s books, reference books, Filipiniana, law, periodicals and serials, gender and development books, books and materials for PWD, fiction, and books on Makati history, and also the Makati government, etc. 

This library boasts its well lit spacious areas with comfortable soft chairs. They also provide a number of services such as free wifi and computer use and photocopying and scanning and many more for the readers convenience.   

The Makati City government provided the library with books. The collections are cataloged in the Dewey Decimal System and using the National Library’s Online Public Access Catalog called “Koha”. Their facilities were contributed by generous private corporations. This library is leading when it comes to outreach activities in Makati Barangays. They want to educate and instill a love for reading for children above 3 years old.

Services Offered:

10,000 titles of print and non-print library resources.

  • Reference Assistance
  • OPAC/KOHA Library system
  • Card catalog cabinets
  • Internet/Wifi
  • Online Academic Databases
  • Book lending
  • Phone queries 
  • Exhibits and Displays
  • Community Outreach programs
  • Storytelling 
  • Library education Awareness
  • Philippine e-Lib Kiosk
  • Practicum and on-the-job training
  • Special corner for PWD, Gender and Development 
  • Film and video showing 
  • Book Donation
  • Technical Services


8480 titles of print and non-print library resources.

  • Children’s books
  • Reference Books
  • Filipiniana Books 
  • Law and governance collection
  • Review Materials
  • Periodicals
  • Serials
  • Gender and Development books
  • Special PWD books
  • Audio Visual Section
  • Special Local Collection
  • Braille Collection
  • Non-book materials such as maps,DVDs, CDs, globes

Unique Features:

Special Local Collection

  • Makati City Historical Archives 
  • Makati Government 

PWD Corner


    • Children’s corner
    • Comfy chairs 
    • Spacious Desks
    • Well lit reading areas
    • Photocopying
    • Scanners
    • Printers
    • Computer Area 


    More the 100 patrons per day

    • Employees of the city hall
    • Preschoolers/Children
    • High School Students
    • College Students of nearby schools
    • Post Baccalaureate students 
    • Adults
    • Professionals

    • Out-of-school youth 
    • Foreigners/expatriates


    Library Card Registration

    8th Floor, Makati City Hall Building, J.P. Rizal Street, Makati

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    Makati City Library

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