PLAI-STRLC Promoting Information Literacy for Lifelong Learning

The Philippine Librarians Association Inc. – Southern Tagalog Region Librarians Council (PLAI-STRLC) organized a Regional Conference and General Assembly last September 25 and 26, 2006 at the Capuchin Retreat Center, Barangay San Sebastian, Lipa City, Batangas. The conference was attended by 84 librarians and information specialists from libraries in the provinces of Batangas, Cavite, Laguna, Quezon, Mindoro, Rizal, Romblon, Negros Occidental and Metro Manila. Additional 21 librarians graced the General Assembly on the second day.

The conference has placed “Information Literacy” at the heart of its programme with the theme, Regional Conference on Promoting Information Literacy for Lifelong Learning.” It aimed to bring lifelong learning back onto the agenda of library and information services and to provide an avenue to exchange ideas or address the challenges in providing lifelong learning opportunities for all and in designing information literacy programs for the 21st century.

Below are some of the pictures during the activity…Happy viewing!


Opening Remarks by PLAI-STRLC Chair Ms. Lourdes V. Soriano

Prof. Corazon M. Nera delivering her paper, Information Literacy: the 21st Century Skills

Ms Vilma G. Anday discussed the Role of Libraries and Librarians
in the Information Literacy Program

Participants listening attentively to the Conference Speakers

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