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The Negros Occidental Provincial Library spearheaded the celebration of Public Library Day 2017, last week, with the theme, “The Emerging Libraries: Connect, Collaborate and Build Strong Communities”.
The Negros Press Club officers lead in the storytelling session at the Negros Occ. Provincial Library as part of the Public Library Day 2017 celebration.*(Lib photo)
The activity is in collaboration with the members and officers of the Negros Press Club and Friends of the Library; it was attended by over 100 students from the different schools in Bacolod City.
Negros Occ. Provincial Librarian, Dr. Joyce Deloso, said that the celebration is in line with Proclamation No. 563 s. 1959 that designated March 9 of every year as Public Library Day signed by then Philippine President, Carlos P. Garcia authorizing the then Bureau of Public Libraries in cooperation with all public libraries all over the Philippines, to sponsor the nationwide celebration of such event and to conduct a Public Library drive.
The Provincial Library has also donated a number of books to different schools.
Other activities include storytelling sessions, clown entertainment show, and gift-giving.*(Capitol News)