City Library and Information Center

Public Administration

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

3rd Floor, Sangguniang Panlungsod Bldg., San Pedro St., Davao City

(082) 222-7845 and (082)  227-3137


The Davao City Library and Information Center  is a division under the Executive Department, Office of the Mayor  which aims to make library services responsive to the needs of 21st century clients and provide innovative and excellent programs that will serve the Davao City community. The Davao City Library was established in the year 1938. In October 31, 1957 when the USIS Library was closed, all the book collection, pieces of furniture and some library equipment were donated to the City Library. In July 13, 1965,   the City Council thru the Resolution No. 676 established the City Library as a separate office of the City Government of Davao.

The general services offered by the office includes:

  • Reader Services
    • Directs researchers to appropriate book and other sources of information in the Circulation, General Reference, Filipiniana, Periodical, Dabaweñana and Digital Collection of the Library
    • Loans out library materials to clients
    • Gives assistance on the use of the Net, OPAC, E-Library
  • Technical Services
    • Receives and controls books
    • Accessions newly acquired books
    • Catalogs and classifies books
    • Encodes catalog cards in the KOHA system and maintains the Library automation (On-line Public Access Catalog)
  • Mobile Library Services
    • Book Lending
    • Film Showing
    • Storytelling
    • Basics in Computer Literacy
  • Disaster Education Mobile Library Services
  • Other Services
    • Digital Literacy Tutorial
    • eGovernment
    • Workforce Development

The  is located at 3rd Floor SP Bldg., San Pedro St., Davao City. You may contact them through (082) 222-7845 and (082)  227-3137 or visit their website at

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