Cebu City library to prioritize entry of clients who wanted to do research

Doris C. Bongcac 01/25/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – The management of the Cebu City Public Library said in a Monday morning (January 25, 2021) advisory that they will prioritize the admission of those who wanted to use their books and other…

Cebu City Library to reopen on September 8

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – After around seven months of being closed, the Cebu City Public Library will reopen its doors to guests starting tomorrow, Tuesday (September 8). The city’s Public Information Office (PIO) made this announcement in…

After Cebu, Dumaguete will soon have 24/7 public library

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 10/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Dumaguete City will soon have its own 24/7 public library after a proposed ordinance authored by Councilor Rosel Margarette Erames was approved on first reading on October 9, 2019. The proposed ordinance notes…

65 students avail of Cebu City Public Library’s free sign language classes

Immae Lachica 07/29/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—From offering short courses on foreign languages, the Cebu City Public Library (CCPL) is now offering free sign language classes to at least 65 students. Rosario Chua, CCPL’s head librarian, said that their Saturday…

Cebu City Public Library resumes 24/7 operations

Immae Lachica 07/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Night owls: time to flock to the public library again. This as the Cebu City Public Library and Information Center, or simply the CCPL, is back to its 24/7 operations starting Tuesday, July 23, 2019.…

Labella: Public library will resume 24/7 operations soon

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Patrons of the Cebu City Public Library will have to wait for a while before it can go back to its 24/7 operations. Mayor Edgardo Labella said he wanted to keep the library open 24…

Lack of manpower: Cebu City library to temporarily open for only 16 hours 

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Public Library (CCPL) will temporarily limit its operation from 8 a.m. to midnight due to the lack of manpower to run a 24/7 schedule. This is until the library will…

Free sign language classes at the Cebu City Public Library

Immae Lachica 06/19/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—Those interested to learn sign language can do so at the Cebu City Public Library. And they can learn it for free. The Cebu City Public Library, in a post on its Facebook page on…

Osmeña clarifies reason for city library temporary closure

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 05/19/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – – The temporary closure of the Cebu City Public Library (CCPL) is due to water damage from a renovation project being done in the building. Outgoing Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña posted this…

Cebu City Public Library temporarily suspends services

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Services are temporarily suspended at the Cebu City Public Library (CCPL) as management works towards making sure that the building is safe for clients and patrons. CCPL Chief Librarian Rosario said a portion…

Bar topnotcher on 24/7 library: It provided me a safe quiet place to study

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Bar topnotcher, new Lawyer Marcley Augustus Natu-el, has expressed his gratitude to the  24/7 Cebu City Public Library (CCPL), adding to the number of topnotchers, who attribute part of their success to the…

100 years of Cebu City Public Library

Cris Evert B. Lato-Ruffolo 04/13/2019

The country’s only 24/7 public library is 100 years old today, April 13, 2019. It is a joy to note that 10 decades ago, on the same date, April 13, a Cebu branch of the National Library…

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