Reading books about Iloilo can be a valuable and enriching experience that deepens our connection to our community, enhances our understanding of our history and culture, and inspires a sense of pride and engagement.
The Iloilo City Public Library (ICPL) is a home to some of the ideal Iloilo books and references which can help celebrate and honor the place we call home.
Here are some reading recommendations:
Iloilo City Public Library was formerly located in the City Hall, before it has transferred to a separate building last 2020. The ICPL is now located at the Graciano Lopez Jaena Learning Center and Museum, formerly the home of Ilonggo national hero. ICPL is open from Mondays to Saturdays, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
How to Get There
Here are the jeepneys you can ride going to the area:
Local tip: The best landmark to tell the driver where you are headed is “Bangga CPU”, “Banana Cracker”, or “Graciano Library”.
In every flip of a page, our understanding of our local culture helps us connect with our roots and heritage. It can give us a strong sense of who we are and where we come from. Knowledge of local culture facilitates better communication and relationships with people in our community.
List of Books About Iloilo That We Can Read From ICPL: Infographics