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The Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) Library, which opened on July 13, 2007, is a reference and information center that provides general information about Japanese arts and culture, society, language, among others. Our collection includes printed materials such as books, comics, magazines, newspapers, as well as publications by the Japan Foundation, Manila. The library also has an audio-visual area where visitors can watch and listen to Japanese DVDs and music. A Filipiniana section with reference materials about the Philippines is also available.

Open:Mondays to Fridays from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Saturdays from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Closed:Sundays and on legal and duly-declared special holidays of both Japan and the Philippines
Address:23/F Pacific Star Building, Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue corner Makati Avenue, Makati City, 1226 Philippines
Tel: +63.(0)2.811.6155 to 58
E-mail: email@jfmo.org.ph

The library is open to the public, but membership is required for borrowing services.

Our Services

Borrowing

Special, Regular, and Student Members can borrow books and CDs
*Only Special Members can borrow DVDs for educational purposes

Reference

Members and Visitors may inquire about Japan-related topics or Japanese language materials with our librarian

Photocopying

Members and Visitors may photocopy only JFM-published materials at Php 1.50/page

Audio-Visual Room

Members and Visitors may access CDs/DVDs for free with our computers

Membership Categories

Visitor

Everyone is welcome to read and research at the JFM Library! No visiting fee required

Special Membership

For Japanese Language and Japanese Studies Teachers
Annual and Membership Fee: Php 700.00

Regular Membership

For other individuals at least 17 years old
Annual and Membership Fee: Php 700.00

Student Membership

For college/university undergraduate students or language institute students at least 17 years old, enrolled for at least six months
JFM Library Card (good for one year): Php 100.00

 

Please note that the annual and membership fees are non-refundable.

Click here for the JFMO Library Membership Application Form and Guidelines.

Feature

In 2016, the Japan Foundation, Manila celebrated its 20th Anniversary in the Philippines together with the 60 Years of Philippines-Japan Friendship. To commemorate the momentous year, the Japan Foundation, Manila published the Japan Foundation, Manila 20th Anniversary Booklet, featuring our history, programs, projects, and special messages from our colleagues and partners throughout the years.

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Newsletter

SUKI and MERIENDA are the official newsletters published by the Japan Foundation, Manila featuring our activities, announcements, and articles on Japanese arts, culture, and language in the Philippines.

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