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
The library is open to the public, but membership is required for borrowing services.
Special, Regular, and Student Members can borrow books and CDs
*Only Special Members can borrow DVDs for educational purposes
Members and Visitors may inquire about Japan-related topics or Japanese language materials with our librarian
Members and Visitors may photocopy only JFM-published materials at Php 2.00/page
Members and Visitors may access CDs/DVDs for free with our computers
Everyone is welcome to read and research at the JFM Library! No visiting fee required
For Japanese Language and Japanese Studies Teachers
Membership Fee: Php 400.00 (membership for 6 months)
For other individuals at least 17 years old
Membership Fee: Php 400.00 (membership for 6 months only)
Please note that the annual and membership fees are non-refundable.