2560 Leon Guinto Street

Singalong, Malate, Manila






Grade School Library

GS Library

GS Library 4The Grade School Library plays a special role in the Grade School. It provides books and other print materials and multi-media resources to meet the instructional needs of the community. These resources are properly and fully utilized with the expertise of the media librarians and skilled Library staff.

It is located at the third floor of the Santa Maria Building.

Service Hours

Regular School Days

Monday to Friday

From 7:30am to 5:00pm
(No Noon Break)


From 8:00am to 12:00pm

Summer Break

Monday to Friday

8:00am to 5:00pm
(Lunch Break from 12:00 to 1:00pm)


8:00am to 12:00pm

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Contact Us

St. Scholastica’s College

2560 Leon Guinto Street
Malate, Manila
Philippines / P.O. Box 3135

Phone: (632) 567 – 7686 locals 4450 & 4451
Fax Number: (632) 559 – 6348 
Email: cora.alfonso@ssc.edu.ph

GS Library Office Head & Staff

Ms. Maria Corazon Alfonso
Grade School Head Librarian

 Ms. Rose Erlyn B. Dela Cruz   
Ms. Luduvina L. Garcillan 
Ms. Perlita D. Medina 
Ms. Melinda O. Viado
Library Staff 

Ms.  Camille Delos Santos

Ms. Edelina R. Leoparte
Reference Librarian 

GS Library 40Control Procedures

• Upon entrance, each student deposits her bag in the shelves provided near the door. Only writing materials may be brought inside the Library.

• Likewise, all students are requested to have their books and other materials checked by the librarian/library staff upon exit.


• All library users must use their school ID in transacting business in the library.

• General reference books such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, almanacs, etc. are to be used in the Reference Section only.

• Non-fiction books may be borrowed for overnight use only. 

• Other reference books such as Bibles, books on etiquette and manners, cookbooks, arts, etc. found in the Reference Section should only be used there.

• Fiction and biography books may be borrowed for two weeks and can be renewed for another week.

• Eating, drinking, playing, sleeping and project-making are strictly prohibited.

• Dolls and puppets may be borrowed by students from Kinder to Grade 3 during weekends only.

• Maps, charts, kits and materials in the Picture Files may be borrowed for classroom use only.

• Picture books may be borrowed for overnight use only.  They may also be renewed when still needed by the clientele.


A fine of Php 1.00 per day will be charged for any material not returned on due date (inclusive of Sundays and holidays). Only grades 4-6 students are required to pay charges of overdues.

Circulation Area
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This is where books and other library materials are loaned out.  The On-line Public Access Catalog (OPAC) & a dictionary type of card catalog are available for student’s use.

Children’s Area
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This is intended for the Kinder to Grade 3 students. It houses all picture books and children’s reference materials. Caldecott-award winning books are also based here. Its best features are the comfortable, colorful sofa set, the realia of Sesame Street’s Big Bird & the Nick Jr. character Dora the Explorer. It can accommodate 45 students or one class.

Reference Section
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It houses up-dated reference resources like encyclopedias, dictionaries, almanacs, yearbooks, atlases, directories, etc. Vertical file materials are located here. It has a seating capacity of up to 56 students.

Reading Area
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It houses the general collection of books (books on generalities to history and biographies). Issues of children’s journals and periodicals can also be found here. It can accommodate up to 45 students.

Filipiniana Section
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Books written by Filipino authors and about the Philippines, as well as books published in the Philippines are found here.

Fiction Section
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Home reading books (including Newbery award-winning books and classic books) are found here. A comfortable reading area is also provided here.

Periodicals Area
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Bound periodicals for children are shelved here.

Faculty Section
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Professional books, journals, periodicals, manuals and guide books for teachers’ instructional needs and professional growth are stationed here.

Technical Services


This is a working area where books are technically processed: collating, stamping, accessioning, classifying and cataloging.

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These are archival collections located near the Ethnic Collection.

Indigenous Collection
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Authentic materials such as costumes and accessories, etc. are displayed in the Library.

Phyllis Tiongco Collection
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These are personal collections on Humanities and other related subjects bequeathed by Mrs. Phyllis Tiongco to the Grade School Library. This is located in the Reference Section of the Library.

Live Pets

There are fishes in fish bowls and aquariums, lobsters, hamsters and turtles. These may be borrowed on weekends only.

Photo Collection

These are photos of school productions and activities.

Lay-Away Books

These are books which can be bought on an installment basis.

Please click on the links below to view the Grade School Library – Recent Acquisitions

June to November 2013 (AEP / GEN)

June to October 2014

April to November 2012

September to December 2011

June to August 2011

Photocopying Schedule

Monday to Thursday

From 11:00am to 12:30pm and 
4:00pm to 5:00pm


From 11:00am to 12:30pm and 
3:00pm and 5:00pm

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