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USL Libraries Launches Its 4thBook Mobile Project at Gadu Day Care Center, Solana

IMG_20151210_085014The USL Libraries has once again successfully launched its project called “Book Mobile” to one of its adopted barangays at Gadu Day Care Center, Solana, Cagayan last December 10, 2015. Said launching activity was spearheaded by Ms. Maria Theresa C. Bautista, Health Sciences In-charge.

The Launching Program commenced with an overview of the project by Dr. Juliet D. Villanueva, OIC-Director of Libraries for the Statement of Purpose and elaborated its objectives. Furthermore, she emphasized that this project would foster a culture for reading among children and that reading has the power to hone a child’s learning skills in preparation for a good foundation of academic excellence.

Thereafter, untying of ribbon was headed by Kagawad Romeo L. Gacias and Kagawad Elvis D. Batang assisted by the OIC-Director of Libraries and Health Sciences In-charge. Afetr which, Kagawad Gacias, expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the USL group through a simple message.

The launching activity was successfully and joyfully participated in by preschoolers through the assistance of library staff and BLIS students as facilitators, storytellers and Nursery rhymes’ teachers. After the activity sessions, turn-over of documents and reading materials to the Day Care teacher, Mrs. Maribeth Tallud was done.

 The program was concluded by a short message given by the OIC-Director of Libraries by expressing her gratitude in behalf of USL family to preschoolers, parents, visitors, barangay officials and most especially to the Day Care Teacher, Mrs. Maribeth Tallud for the warm welcome and acceptance.

USL College Library Celebrates National Book Month

p1National Book Month marked its 81st celebration in the country this November 2015. In support to its objectives, USL libraries organized string of contested activities for college students to foster the love and passion for reading. Moreover, through such activities, students’ involvement will encourage and motivate more students to value reading.

 Through the leadership of Mrs. Juliet D. Villanueva, OIC- Director of Libraries, different contested events were conducted successfully.

The table below shows the list of events, name of winners, date conducted and name of library staff facilitators:


USL Libraries Spearheads Regional Literary Joust in Partnership with DepEd R02 and CaVRLC

DSC_0222In cooperation with the annual celebration of the National Book Week in the Philippines, USL Libraries in partnership with the Department of Education, Region 02 and Cagayan Valley Region Librarians Council conducted Regional Literary Joust in September 23, 2015 held at USL Libraries. The celebration was graced by students and coaches of the nine (9) different Divisions of Cagayan in three levels (elementary, high school and college).

 The contested activities were in line with the celebration of the National Library and Information Services (LIS) Month with the theme “The Filipino Reader in the Era of ASEAN Integration”. Among the conducted activities were Story retelling for Grades 4-6, Essay Writing and Name that Fiction for Grades for Grades 7-8, while the on-the-spot Poster Making was opened to all college year levels.

 The USL Vice President for Academics, Dr. Emmanuel James P. Pattaguan gave his welcome remarks while Rev. Fr. Rex Salvilla formally opened the program. Dr. Norma Viernes who represented the DepEd R02 office was the keynote speaker.

 After the mechanics and criteria of the contested events were given and explained by Mr. Michael Pinto, CaVRLC Officer, the contest proper was conducted. The story retelling contest was done at the USL Elementary Library, the Essay Writing and Name that Fiction contests were conducted in the USL High School Library while the poster making contest was done at the 3rd floor of the USL college library.

 Awarding ceremony was conducted right after the contest proper. Winners for the Essay writing and poster making contests were automatically the official entries in the national level.

 The event was indeed very fruitful and meaning through the helping hands of USL Library staff, DepEd officials and CaVRLC officers.

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