The USL Elementary Library in partnership with the Young Readers Club conducted Quiz Bee featuring fables, legends and stories with moral lesson last October 13 and November 11, 2016 at the Elementary Library. The objectives of the activity were: 1) to market and promote the story book collection of Lola Basyang, Hiyas Christian Values, Adarna House, and Lampara Books, 2.) to develop the love of reading and libraries at a young age; and 3.) to promote among pupils Philippine-based fables, legends and stories with moral values written by Filipino authors and published in the Philippines. The activity was facilitated by Ms. Mary Angelique H. Baylon, Assistant to the Elementary Library Head and Juan Carlos Pajarillo, YRC President. Fourteen (14) YRC members participated in the said activity. Beatrice Malana (Grade 4 Jasmine) emerged as champion for the Junior Category while Princess Ey-ann Montaño (Grade 6 Daffodil) was the champion for the Senior Category.
In support to the Kaibigan ng Kalikasan Program of the University of Saint Louis, the Young Readers Club (YRC) officers conducted Adopt-A-Plant and Plant Propagation activity last January 27, 2017.
Mrs. Arlyn Cristobal, YRC adviser and Elementary Library Head asked each YRC officer to bring their own cuttings of plants, plant them on existing pots with soil, and take care of them until the end of the school year. Some YRC officers were also assigned plants from the existing collection of the library to adopt and take care of. The objectives of the activity are: (1) to imbibe among pupils their role in protecting the environment in their own simple ways and (2) to keep them aware of the KKP being implemented in the university. The activity was spearheaded by Juan Carlos Pajarillo, YRC President.
The Serials librarian, Mr. Avel Perseus G. Tallud opened the year 2017 with an activity entitled “Happy Newspaper Day!”, a Quiz Bee meant to entice students to read print and non-print newspapers available at the Serials Section of the USL College library. It was conducted at the 2nd floor College Library on January 23, 2017 at 3:00 o’clock in the afternoon. In her opening remarks the Director of Libraries, Mrs. Venus I. Guyos took the chance to promote the importance of reading newspapers for college students to enhance their awareness of current events.
The objectives of the activity are: to enhance student’s good reading habit that can provide a great sense of educational value; to empower students with the new understanding of what has been, what is now, and what can be; and to provide interesting things and ideas which can assist students in their learning process about general information.
The winners are as follows: 1st Place - Jonel B. Rodriguez and Kristian Jay A. Sto. Tomas from SEAS, 2nd Place – Mica G. Molina and Julie Ann Acosta from SEAIDITE, 3rd Place – Michael Angelo M. Enfectana and Eigel U. Daleja from SABH. Certificate of Recognition and tokens were awarded to the winners and certificates of participation were given to all the participants. Mrs. Juliet D. Villanueva, College Library Head expressed her gratitude to all the participants and motivated other students to join library events too as she ended the activity with her closing remarks.
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