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Using and Borrowing Books at the City Library

For your study and research needs, the Naga City Public Library is there for you.

Raul S. Roco Library

Raul S. Roco Library 2/F Raul S. Roco Library Bldg., Naga City Hall Complex, Juan Q. Miranda Ave., Concepcion Pequeña, Naga City

Quick Guide

Users of the library only have to present their identification cards. However, those who would like to bring home books and reference materials must be library members.

They have to present their Library Card, which entitles them to borrow six (6) books simultaneously for a week. The membership fee is P 40.00 for professionals, college, and high school students, and P 20.00 for elementary and children. The holder has the opportunity to borrow 6 books for a week.

Using and Borrowing Books at the City Library

To search for books in the library, users may use the following:

  • Online catalog thru www.naga.gov.ph/elibrary
  • Card catalog
  • RSRL’s book guide/color coding

The RSRL book guide is a color coding scheme where books are shelved according to their color code (found at the lower portion of the book’s spine). The coding scheme followed is:

Light Yellow Generalities (e.g. research, journalism, bibliographies)
Green Psychology, philosophy
Light Blue Religion
Black Social sciences (e.g. education political science, law)
Orange Language
Pink Natural science and Mathematics
Yellow Applied science (e.g. engineering, accounting, management)
Peach Music and Arts
Red Literature
Dark Blue History and biography
White Novels/fiction
Luminous Green Special collection, Bicol references


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