Wednesday, October 26, 2005

November Events

I'm two posts behind schedule, but I'm posting these events and going ons for next month just in case you are out of Internet reach for the long weekend and Holiday ahead.

- All alumni of PNU are invited to attend both the General Assembly and Forum. Build your network and renew your ties. Tag or leave a comment. Non-alumni are just as welcome to the forum.

The PNU Library and Information Science Alumni Association, Inc. will be holding its 5th annual general assembly this coming Novermber 26 at the PNU Library Conference Room from 8 am to 12 noon.

There will also be a forum on
Reading in the Age of Technology
with Dr. Diljit Singh from the Department of Information Science of the University of Malaya, in Malaysia as guest speaker. Dr. Singh will be discussing the importance of reading in the age of information technology and how school librarians and teachers play a crucial role in enhancing reading skills. He will also present possible schemes and strategies in organizing libraries in schools with limited resources taking into consideration the context and culture of the learning community.

Registration fee is 250 pesos.

**From PATLS and the Book Talk Society of the Philippines -

To usher in the Library and Information Month, the National Book Week Subcommittee on Special Projects in cooperation with the Philippine Association of Teacher of Library Science (PATLS), Book Talk Society of the Philippines (BTSP), and the PNU Library and Information Science Alumni Assoc. (PNU-LISAA) a series of activities will be held on 28 October 2005 from 8 am to 5 pm at the Associacion de Damas de Filipinas located at Quirino Ave., Paco, Manila.

There will be an outreach program for the abandoned children of Damas, a book talk on "12 Little Things Every Filipino Can Do To Help Our Country", and a lecture-forum on the Librarians' Role in Information Literacy in a Borderless Society with Peachy Limpin and yours truly as resource speakers. Prof. Randy David will be presented with the Ama ng Panulat at Pamulatang Sosyolohiyang Pinoy award and Prof. Emerita Quito will be presented the Ina ng Panulat at Pamulatang Pilosopiyang Pinoy award.

Seminar fee is 300 pesos which will cover food and certificates.

**Original source for the press release is Ms. Peachy Limpin.

From the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators -

Paseo de Roxas, Makati
Facing Asia Tower and AIM
Book Talk!
A round-table discussion of children's books

Host : SCBWIphilasia
The Philippine chapter of the Society of Children's Book
Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI)
Come and join us

When : 2nd Monday, 2005 November 14 from 6 to 9 p.m.
Where : McCafe, Paseo de Roxas, Makati (facing AIM)
Bring : A children's or young adult book you can talk about.
We will try our best to let everyone speak, so come on time.
Food : Everyone pays for his or her own snack and drink.
Fee : P100. For current SCBWI members, it's P50.

Tell us if you're coming
Contact : Ani Almario, 0917-628-7546 or
Nikki Garde Torres, 0917-6671267 or
Beaulah Taguiwalo, 0917-787-4956 or

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