American Corner

AC (American Corner) – CPU is housed at the third floor of the Henry Luce III Library. Central Philippine University, Jaro Iloilo City.

AC – CPU was formally opened and inaugurated on February 11, 1985 by Mr. Herwald Morton, Director, USIS and Counselor of Embassy for Public Affairs. It is designed to be available to a wide range of people. Library Resources (Print and Online), DVDs, Tapes, and other materials for use in American Studies courses and in courses with American content and to those interested in American Studies – American culture, institutions and society. The AC has a new added collection, the library resources for kids, and also board games for students to use. These board games can be therapeutic, it can also help develop critical thinking or mental challenges that don’t always get with every day routine of students.

AC may also serve as the venue for seminars in American Studies, and as a focal point at which visitors may spend time in campus with students and faculty – Fulbright and East West Center lecturers, Asia Foundation experts and other American and Filipino specialist in American Studies. Its materials are primary interest to University students and faculty, professionals and businessmen. Interested users outside of CPU are welcome to utilize the resources of the Center, free of charge. The materials are intended for use of the AC premises. However, some limited circulation maybe possible.

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If you have an event to book in the American Corner, please download and print the American Corner Event Form on the Library Forms page.

Monday – *Saturday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Lopez Jaena St., Jaro, Iloilo City 5000

(033) 329-19-71 local 1011

*The Circulation section is the only area accessible, designated solely for studying.