Thursday, March 23, 2017

NBS Read Loud Challenge

Do you love reading, and want to share that love with Filipino children? National Book Store invites you to take the #ReadOutLoudChallenge!

Share a video of yourself reading a line or excerpt from a book, then upload it on Facebook or Instagram with hashtag #ReadOutLoudChallenge. Tag @nbsalert and three friends or more.

For every 75 videos uploaded, the National Book Store Foundation, Inc. will setup 1 school library! See posters for full details and check the hashtag to see who has accepted it.

Visit and join the conversation on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube @nbsalert.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

PLAI Advisory no. 1 s.2017

The PLAI-National Board of Trustees (NBOT) during the 2nd quarterly meeting last 18 March 2017, formally accepted the resignation of Ma'am Susan Pador as PLAI National treasurer due to health reason and subsequently by unanimous vote approved the nomination of Ma'am Emma Rey (NCRLC Vice-President) as the new National Treasurer.

Likewise, accepted the verbal resignation of Ma. Lorna A. Eguia (CeVRLC) aired during said meeting due to her inability to duly perform the responsibilities of the position because of her previous professional commitment of equal importance as being a PRO. The Board then unanimously approved the nomination and election of Christian Acevedo as the new PRO (WVRLC).

Congratulations to the new PLAI National Officers for 2017-2018.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

7th Rizal Library International Conference

Save the date! Join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Rizal Library by joining us at the 7th Rizal Library International Conference, 16-18 November 2017, with Ambeth R. Ocampo as one of the keynote speakers.

Additional information will be posted in the future at

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

PATLS Lecture Forum and General Assembly

The Philippine Association of Teachers of Library and Information Science (PATLS), in cooperation with the UST College of Education, invites you to a Lecture Forum and General Assembly on March 27, 2017 (Monday) from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the 1st Floor, SPED Room, Albertus Magnus Building, University of Santo Tomas, EspaƱa, Manila.

The topic for the Lecture-Forum is “Global Collaboration Across the Information Community.” We have invited Prof. Sonia M. Pascua of UP School of Library and Information Studies as Resource Speaker.

Registration for the lecture forum is free but we are encouraging LIS faculty members to apply for or renew their membership to PATLS. Please pre-register online at Your presence will be very much appreciated.