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Our Mission

The Alfredo F. Tadiar Library is an independent research and reading library dedicated to the conservation, dissemination and advancement of knowledge in the social, cultural, and natural history, literature and broad arts of Northern Philippines region and its global diaspora.


It acquires and preserves general and special collections research materials relating to the diverse ethnolinguistic cultural communities indigenous to this Philippine region and their relations in the wider world.


The Tadiar Library promotes access to these materials for research and publication, lifelong learning and civic engagement, the strengthening of its communities and the enjoyment and improvement of collective life. 

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