All currently enrolled UP students, faculty and staff can now borrow circulation books from the Filipiniana-Books and Social Sciences Sections even after 5:00pm from Monday to Friday.

To check out books during the extended library hours of 5:00pm – 12:00mn (Monday to Friday):

1. Call the librarian to request for circulation books at (02)9818500 local 2859 (Filipiniana Books) or local 2867 (Social Sciences Section) or email us at Please place your request from 8:00am to 4:45pm to give the staff enough time to locate the requested items and bring them to the General Reference Section.

2. Provide the complete bibliographic information of the books you wish to borrow for home-use. Please check the WebOPAC at to get the bibliographic information of the library materials you wish to borrow.

3. Approach the librarian at the General Reference to check-out your requested items.

Please note that only the requested items for loan can be checked out from the library.  General reference materials cannot be checked out and are strictly for room use only.

You may now also return borrowed books and/or pay your fines after 5:00pm.

Note that all sections of the Main Library are closed at 5:00PM except the General Reference and Electronic Resources Section.