The 32nd Library and Information Services Month Awarding and Closing Ceremonies and the Launching of the Presidential Library happened earlier today, 29 November 2022 with the First Lady of the Republic of the Philippines, Louise Araneta -Marcos as the guest of honor.
The winners of the different LIS Month contests were awarded by First Lady Louise Araneta - Marcos with NLP Director Cesar Gilbert Q. Adriano and Honorable Bianca Cristina Zobel, Social Secretary of the Office of the President.
Another highlight of the program is the launching of the Presidential Library at the second floor mezzanine of the NLP building, a project initiated by the First Lady with the NLP through a Memorandum of Agreement sharing some of the collections of the Presidential Museum and Library for easy access of the public.
NLP officials and guests, including Mr. Edgar Ryan S. Faustino, Director IV of the Malacañang Museum and Library and Ms. Dina Tantoco, Deputy Social Secretary of the Office of the President were present during the event. Officials of some library association witnessed the ribbon cutting including the President of the Philippine Librarians Association Inc., Mr. Rene Manlangit; Ms. Lucila Raquino, President of Association of Librarians in Public Sector Inc.; and, Ms. Thergie Ablin, President, Asosasyon ng Aklatan at Sinupan ng Diliman Inc.