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By Praise E. Glory

Left to Right: Prof. Cynthia Peleña, Director of Libraries; Janine Espinosa, Kindergarten Librarian; Mr. Edmar Labrador, PLAI WVRLC President; Kindergarten Acting Principal Prof. Praise E. Glory; and Kindergarten teacher Prof. Ma. Christine T. Getonzo; with pupils Julia Abigail G. Santiago (Pre-K), Chris Joshua G. Mosqueda (Junior-K), and Annika Estelle A. Borlado (Pre-K).

The Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. – Western Visayas Regional Council (PLAI-WVRLC) received a donation of one box of children’s books from the CPU Kindergarten Library for their outreach program.

These books are complimentary copies provided to the library by the authors and vendors. The Province of Antique and Passi City will get the books as a gift from PLAI. Information literacy exercises and storytelling will both be part of the outreach efforts.

Prof. Cynthia Pelea, Director of Libraries, Janine Espinosa, Kindergarten Librarian, Prof. Ma. Christine T. Getonzo, Kindergarten Teacher, and Prof. Praise E. Glory, Kindergarten Acting Principal, presented the books to PLAI. Mr. Edmar Labrador, President of PLAI WVRLC, accepted the books.

For its outreach, PLAI WVRLC is still taking monetary or book donations. Interested parties or organisations can give in the following ways:

• Sponsor-A-Child: With a donation of Php 150.00, you can guarantee one set of a child’s school supplies (Crayons, Pencils. Notebooks, Papers, etc.)
• They accept donations of new and gently used items that are suitable for kids, like old books and textbooks. The Times Magazine, National Geographic, slippers, clothes, and toys are all acceptable.

At schools, PLAI-WVRLC will gather books and in-kind donations. Donations in cash can be transferred by GCash to the PLAI WVRLC Treasurer, Ms. Rovilyn Somcio. Please see the flyer below for information on how to pay.

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