The country’s biggest book event is right around the corner: the Manila International Book Fair (MIBF), which heads back to the SMX Convention Center at the SM Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City on Sept. 17-21, 2014.

Now on its 35th year, the MIBF still remains the country’s biggest and longest-running book fair. It showcases the largest and most varied collection of literature for leisure and academic reading. Everything you need from fiction bestsellers, to textbooks, to graphic novels, and even educational materials are all under one roof. Moreover, the MIBF is also the go-to venue for this year’s most awaited book launches and signings, dialogues with readers, contests, and other literary events.) here.

After three decades, it has evolved from an event for the publishing industry and the academe to one of the most-awaited exhibitions for all sorts of readers. The MIBF has become a gathering of sorts for bookworms of all ages and walks of life to celebrate the joys of reading and the knowledge each book brings about. It has also been providing a venue for the exchange of ideas amongst players in the publishing and academic industry.


Partner Organizations:

Book Development Association of the Philippines (BDAP)
Philippine Booksellers Association, Inc. (PBAI)
Overseas Publishers’ Representatives Association of the Philippines (OPRAP)
Asian Catholic Communicators, Inc. (ACCI)

Supporting Organizations:

Association of Special Libraries of the Philippines (ASLP)
Medical & Health Librarians Association of the Philippines (MAHLAP)
Ortigas Center Library Consortium (OCLC), Inc.
Philippine Association of Academic/Research Librarians (PAARL)
Philippine Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science, Inc. (PATLS)
Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. (PLAI)
Philippine Normal University Library and Information Science Alumni Association (PNU-LISAA), Inc.
University of the Philippines Library Science Alumni Association (UPLSAA)


Apart from great reads at affordable prices, the MIBF also showcases special events for readers: storytelling sessions, poetry readings, book signings, book launches, literary awards, quiz bee competitions, interactive education, the annual St. Paul National Bible Quiz and many more activities that enrich the reading experience and contribute to the reading awareness of the Filipino public.


It’s that time of year again when Filipinos of all ages and walks of life come together for the love of books: the Manila International Book Fair (MIBF).

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