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USL Libraries Celebrates National Book Week 2017

“Libraries Take Action: Providing Access and Opportunity to All” is the theme for the National Book Week 2017 which was celebrated by the USL College Library last November 23-27, 2017. Week-long activities spearheaded by Mrs. Juliet D. Villanueva, College Library Head in coordination with the Section Heads and Circulation staffs as leaders of the different contested events were conducted. Such activities aimed to showcase the College Library’s collection and services.

Day 1, November 23, 2017: “Story Web (Fiction Books)” and “Globe Tour (Teacher-student tandem)” led by Ms. Maria Theresa C. Bautista and Mr. Onofre C. Unciano, Jr. respectively were successfully conducted.



The USL Elementary Library conducted Quiz Bee featuring fables, legends and stories with moral lesson last October 30 and November 6, 2017 at the Elementary Library. The objectives of the activity were: 1) market and promote the story book collection specifically fables and stories with moral lesson; 2) to test the reading comprehension of pupils using the featured story books; 3) to develop the love for reading and libraries at a young age; and 4) to promote among pupils Philippine-based storybooks 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. Fifteen (15) pupils from Grade 1 – 3 for Junior Category and fourteen (14) pupils from Grade 4 – 6 for Senior Category were participated in the said activity. Socrates Cruz (Grade 3 Zinnia) emerged as champion for the Junior Category while and James Benedict C. Tan (Grade 6 Daffodil) was the champion for the Senior Category.

The activity was evaluated by the participants generally as EXCELLENT.

USL College Celebrates International Literacy Day Quiz Bee Narrative Report and Pictorial

In celebration of the International Literacy Day with the theme:  “Literacy in the Digital World”, the Filipiniana Section Librarian, Mrs. Daisy Q. Dagdag spearheaded a Quiz Bee among 21 students from different department. Prior to the Quiz Bee, Mrs. Juliet D. Villanueva, College Library Head talked about Information and Media Literacies while Mrs. Danoleene Tugade, Reference & Online Resource Librarian shared about Visual and Digital Literacies. Quiz Bee questions were drawn from the selected books related to Digital, Media and Visual Literacies displayed for a month at the Filipiniana Exhibit Area. The activity was conducted last October 25, 2017, at 4:30 pm at the 2nd Floor of the College Library. The following winners were awarded with certificates of recognition and tokens:

  • 1st Place- Khristian Jay  Sto. Tomas – SEASH
  • 2nd Place- Norvin Ganiac - SHS
  • 3rd Place - Clark Ivan Zipagan - SEADITE

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