The Vargas Book Sale runs until May 16, 2012 at the porch of the museum from 9AM to 5PM, Tuesday to Saturday. Books for sale include old and used art books, novels, self-help and cook books, academic titles, magazines, and many more.
It aims to preserve its collection donated by Jorge B. Vargas and conducts research, exhibitions, publications, and educational programs. The Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center houses a museum, archives, and library devoted to the Philippine history, art, and culture from the late 19th century until the post-war era. Its main beneficiaries are students, faculty, researchers and scholars of the Philippines and Asia.