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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Increasing Demand to Accessible Public Libraries in the Metro ; Brace yourself! more public libraries are coming.


Manila which happened to be the capital city of the Philippines currently holds the 12th place as one of the largest and most populated cities in Asia according to World Atlas dot com. The Metropolitan City of Manila serves as the central Business District, holds the highest possible employment rate, comprises of different Schools and Universities, plus World Class Entertainment places to go, in other word Manila has been the heart of the Philippines. 

Major cities in the Philippines have reportedly increased their awareness of giving importance to Public Libraries such as Cebu City,  which recently astonished everyone by opening the First 24/7 Public Library in the country on March 2018. Also in Quezon City, the Mayor's project to build a premier and world-class Public Library was also made into reality last year 2018. 


Cebu City Public Library/ Rizal Public Library 

It was a student — Mitch Roldan — who broached the idea to OsmeΓ±a last year, voicing out a common plaint among students like herself about the “need to study in a library setting.”
She was even willing to pay a small fee for library services rather than spend money trying to conduct her study sessions in a fast-food chain with all its distractions, she added.



                                                       Quezon City Public Library 

Looking back how Pasig City library started it all in 2010.

The Pasig City Library is known for its unique activities and its Science Discovery Centrum. Visitors can have a first-hand experience of science and technology innovations, and wonders.

Read more: https://opinion.inquirer.net/74903/city-libraries-attract-users#ixzz5eoueocPa
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A PART TAKEN FROM THE ARTICLE: 
Why is Philippine architecture lagging behind?
SOURCE : https://elevenmyanmar.com/news/why-is-philippine-architecture-lagging-behind-asianewsnetwork

Ti observed that Metro Manila has an overbuilt skyline, but advanced designs are rare. “Most developments in the country are spearheaded by the private sector as commercial endeavors which make them safer,” he said. “Any progress requires experimentation and risk-taking. We also lack buildings for the public such as libraries and museums.”


References: 


City libraries attract users

https://opinion.inquirer.net/74903/city-libraries-attract-users

 PASIG CITY LIBRARY & DISCOVERY CENTRUM https://pasigcitylibrary.wordpress.com/


THE FIRST 24/7 PUBLIC LIBRARY IN THE PHILIPPINES MADE SOMEONE'S DREAM POSSIBLE

https://www.librariansecretfiles.com/2019/02/the-first-247-public-library-in.html

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