Quezon City

Public Library

Gate7, Quezon City Hall Compound, Mayaman Street, Barangay Central, Quezon City

Operating Hours: 
Monday to Friday
Open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(For the months of April, May and December)

Open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
(Except for the months of April & May)

Head Librarian

Ms. Emelita Villanueva

Contact number: 
(02) 922 4060



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Quezon City Public Library isn’t like the other public libraries. It envisions itself to be a premier and world class public library. It boasts its well-lit spacious study areas. It houses thousands of books and has a contemporary look and design, totally different from the usual public libraries in the country.  The collections are cataloged using the National Library’s Online Public Access Catalog called “Koha”. The first floor has the Filipiniana, reference section, periodicals and the children’s corner. The second floor features the function halls, law research, and multimedia services. The QC Public library has free wifi and also has a really nice cozy cafe where you can eat and drink while reading your book, also a charging station for your laptop.

The Quezon City Public Library envisions itself to be responsive to the information and research needs of the community and really caters to everyone. It even has services for college students and researchers, it offers online academic databases provided by the National Library. These are GALE, Big Timber Media, Emerald publishing, Springer link, PressReader, and Philippine E-Journals.

Quezon City Public Library was awarded as the third best library in 2016 by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts. The library’s services are open to both residents and non-residents, free of charge.


The Quezon City Public Library was established on August 16,1948, and was inaugurated on October 23, 1948. However, upon its transfer to its new building, it was re-inaugurated on February 6, 2017. It is composed of 116,078 volumes wherein the main library has 19,697 volumes of it and remaining 96,381 volumes are distributed in its different branch libraries, have a total of 76 computer stations for OPAC, encoding and internet available free of charge to QC residents.


15,000 titles of print and non-print library resources.

  • Filipiniana books
  • Reference books
  • Local History
  • Periodicals
  • Children’s books
  • Audio Visual Section
  • Law research 
  • Non book materials 
  • Law Books 
  • QC Ordinances and Resolutions 
  • Fiction Books 
  • Rare Books 
  • Theses and Dissertations
  • E-resources 

    Special Collections
  • Chinese Corner 
  • American Shelf
  • National Book Development Board
  • Cirilo Bautista Corner
  • Gender and Development Corner 
  • PWD Corner
  • Bangko Central ng Pilipinas

Academic Databases

  • Philippine e-journals
  • Springer Link
  • Press Reader
  • QC Libros


Services Offered:

  • Reference Assistance
  • OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog)
  • Ask-a-Librarian
  • Internet/Wifi
  • Printing 
  • Photocopying
  • Online Academic Databases
  • Outreach Programs
  • E-Government Services
  • Free Computer Use

  • Internet Access

  • Online Encyclopedia

  • Storytelling

  • Reading Tutorial
  • Puppet Shows
  • Film Showing

  • Tech4Ed Free Computer Use Tutorial for Elderly

  • Workforce Development

  • Publication

  • Quezonian Newsletter

  • Little Free Library

  • Library Orientation and Tour


  • Children’s corner
  • Wireless Network
  • Function Halls
  • Spacious Desks
  • Well lit reading areas
  • Conference Room
  • Charging stations
  • Scanner/Photocopier
  • Printers
  • Projector
  • Computer Area
  • Touchpay Automated Machine
  • Cafe@Lib Coffee shop 

Unique Features:

  • Library Cafe
    This room provides locally made coffee from Batangas for its readers. You can read your favorite book here while enjoying your coffee.


  • Outreach Programs
    They pioneered book mobile services for kids in far places in QC.


  • E-Government Services
    *Note: application only*
    – NBI Clearance Online Registration/Renewal

    – SSS Online Member User ID registration

    – DFA Passport Online Appointment System
    – Phil health Electronic Registration System 
    – PAG-IBIG Fund Online Registration System
    – LTO Online Appointment System



More the 200 patrons per day

  • Employees of the city hall
  • Preschoolers/Children
  • Grade school students
  • High school Students
  • College Students 
  • Post Baccalaureate students 
  • Adults
  • Out of school youth
  • Professionals

District and Branch Libraries:

District I
-Project 8 District Library
-Project 7
-Bagong Pag-asa

District II
-Lupang Pangako District –Library
-Payatas Landfill

District III
-Greater Project 4 District Library
-Escopa II
-Escopa III

District IV
-Cubao District Library
-Krus na Ligas

District V
-Novaliches District Library

District VI
-Pasong Tamo District Library

Gate 7 QC Hall Compound, Barangay Central Quezon City, Philippines

Check the map below for directions

Quezon City Public Library

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