PLRC celebrates 117th Public Library Day

  • March 09, 2017
  • Mark Djeron C. Tumabao

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, March 9 (PIA) - -The Provincial Learning and Resource Center (PLRC) here celebrated the 117th Public Library Day today in partnership with Monsanto Philippines Inc., Tuguegarao City Library and the Cagayan and Kalinga Apayao Librarians' Association.

 

Michael Pinto, PLRC director, said public library is a local gateway to knowledge that provides a basic condition for lifelong learning, independent decision-making and cultural development of the individual and social groups.

 

Pinto informed the public about the achievements and status of the provincial library to include its recognition as one among the STAR LIBRARIES in the country by Beyond Access Philippines in 2015.

 

“We are also the first provincial and public library to have a Destiny Library Manager and automated statistics generator in the country,” he said.

 

In line with the celebration, PLRC conducted a Financial Literacy lecture facilitated by the International Marketing Group, a new concept in the financial industry that assists people who want to help themselves in building their financial foundation and culminating activities to include story-telling activity for the kinder garten pupils facilitated by librarians in the province and cosplay participated by kids. (ALM/MDCT/PIA-2)

 


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