The U.P. Vanguard Heritage Library was reconstructed by Vanguard Class ’59 in celebration of its Golden Jubilee Anniversary on 14 March 2009. Construction cost was Php 574,030.90. On May 29,2009, Class ’59, headed by its Chairman, Vgd. Juanito “Sonny” T. Ventura, turned over its legacy library project to the U.P. Vanguard Inc. Board of Governors, headed by its Chairman, Vgd. Gilbert Raymund T. Reyes ’79 and national commander, Vgd. Jaime S. De Los Santos ’66.
The Library is the 38th unit of the U.P. Diliman Library Network. The collection includes not only books but also other formats such as serials/periodicals, paintings, photographs, memorabilia, realia and electronic resources.
Vgd. Gilbert Raymund T. Reyes, Chairman of the Board, UP Vanguard Inc. and Vgd. Jaime S. De Los Santos ’66, National Commander, UP Vanguard Inc. will deliver messages during the formal opening ceremonies with Prof. Salvacion M. Arlante, University Librarian for 13 years and who recently retired will be the guest of honor. Prof. Arlante will also give a short orientation on the features of the UP Vanguard Heritage Library.