ASLP on the Go: Tour of Local and Foreign Cultural Center Libraries, Museums and Archives in Metro Manila
Places to visit:
Pambansang Aklatan ng Pilipinas (National Library of the Philippines)
Pambansang Sinupan ng Pilipinas (National Archives of the Philippines)
Instituto Cervantes (Miguel Hernandez Library)
Pambansang Museo ng Pilipinas (National Museum of the Philippines)
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (Central Bank of the Philippines - Economic and Financial Learning Center)
Thomas Jefferson Information Center, US Embassy
University of Santo Tomas (Miguel de Benavides Library)
Lopez Museum and Library
Filipinas Heritage Library
De La Salle University - Makati Extension Campus
Alliance Francaise de Manille
Ateneo Professional Schools (Rockwell)
Php 2,000 for 2010/2011 active ASLP members (member's list can be viewed here)
Php 2,500 for non-members
Fees include: bus rental, entrance fees to some institutions, snacks, dinner during the 2nd day and certificate of participation.
Payments may be deposited through:
Account name: Association of Special Libraries of the Philippines
Bank account number: Land Bank Savings Account: 1771-0359-70 (BSP Branch)
Reminder: Scan the transaction slip and email it to:
Teresita Casio (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Shirley Cruz (email@example.com)
Alice Paraiso (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The tour is limited to only 50 participants. We shall accommodate and list only those who have paid in a first come, first served basis. Please make sure to visit this site to see if the list is growing.
Meeting time and place
Day 1: 7:00 a.m. in front of the National Library of the Philippines.
Day 2: 7:00 a.m. in an area near SM Megamall (to be confirmed).
Download the invitation here:
View paid participants here (to be updated)
Where to stay? Check-out the following links and contact them directly:
1. Cherry Blossom http://www.cherryblossomshotel.com.ph/accomodations.php
2. Chill-Out Guest House, 4th Floor, Lucky 888 Building, 1288 Marcelo H. Del Pilar Street, ☎ +63 (2) 450 8023. New, clean guest house with a helpful staff, who are ready to sit down with you and advise you if you need any info about your trip. Great place to meet other travelers. They have a big common room (with open kitchen) where they organize small parties with all the guests. Free WiFi.Best rates on official website start at PHP 780.00.
3. Mabini Pension, 1337 A. Mabini St., ☎ +632-523-3930 (fax: +632-524-5404), Rates start around 680PHP for single with fan and shared bath. Friendly, helpful staff compensate for the fairly run-down location.
4. Malate Pension http://www.mpensionne.com.ph/accommodations/roomrates.htm