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Batanes Islands: Maps and History await you at Lopez Museum & Library Free Admission Today May 18 for International Museum Day



The Lopez Museum wants you to become a card-carrying museum and library member! For a P1,500 individual annual fee, become a member of the Lopez Memorial Museum and Library and be entitled to the following benefits: a personalized membership card; free unlimited access to museum exhibitions; free unlimited usage of the library; free unlimited use of Wi-Fi; discounts on selected library services, including printing and scanning; discounts on lectures and workshop fees.

You will also receive members-only emails with advance notice of exhibitions, programs, events and special offers. What’s more, you may check out two books at a time for 10 days from the library’s lending section.

Lopez Museum executive director Cedie Lopez Vargas says the lending service is a way to allow users of the library to take home and savor books that would otherwise be too expensive to purchase. “You could also take out books for your children or for your spouse,” she suggests.

Additionally, the library is also accepting book donations for the lending service. While Filipiniana would be welcome, Vargas says prospective donors should be guided by the following questions: What books would you like to share? What do you think people would like to read about? What would you like to see?

The Lopez Museum membership offer is open to individuals who live or work in the Philippines. For more info, call Ethel Villafranca or Paolo Arago at 631-2417 or 631-2425.

Also, thanks to Yahoo! Southeast Asia’s recommendation to “Spend a day at the Lopez Museum” a hidden gem in the metropolis!

Read more: “There is an element of surprise in each gallery, as works by young artists are mixed with the museum’s own collection of older, established artists and National Artists—you’ll never know what awaits you.”


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