Agustin, Carmelita T.
Zamboanga City Library

Currently Librarian III at Office of the Secretary to the Sangguniang Panlungsod-Zamboaga City Library. I earned my Bachelor of Education major in Library Science at Zamboanga A.E. Colleges now Universidad de Zamboanga in 1998 and my Master Degree in Library Science at Universidad de Zamboanga in 2010. In 2008 until 2nd Sem 2018 a part time instructor Bachelor of Library and Information Science (BLIS) program at Pilar College of Zamboanga.

Former president of the Philippine Librarians Association Inc.-Zamboanga Peninsula Regions (2015-2016). Participated two (2) International training/conference year 2015 (1)2015 Training Project for ASEAN children’s Librarians, Seoul, Korea (2) The 16th Congress of Southeast Asian Librarians , Bangkok, Thailand.

A Center Manager for the Tech4ED Mindanao cluster (Zamboanga city).


Gravela, Bernandine    
Urdaneta City Library    


I am Bernadine Maminta Gravela  graduate of  Bachelor of Secondary Education major in Library and Information Science minor in English, earned 18 units in Master of Arts major in Library and Information Science at the same school at University of Santo Tomas - Manila .  I also earned my Graduate certificate in Barangay Governance at Urdaneta City University. Worked as school librarian at Montessori Filipino Child Academy - Katipunan, Quezon City  for a few months . After passing the Licensure Examination for Librarians I transferred at Angelicum College Quezon City as Higher Level Librarianfor4 years.1999 when I passed the Licensure Examination for teachers. In May 2002 up to present   I became the City Librarian of Urdaneta City Pangasinan.  In 2010 became a  faculty member of Urdaneta City University BLIS department. In 2010 – 2011, I was elected president of Pangasinan Public Librarians Association.  Convenor of PLAI Ilocos Region and elected as PRO the following year. Member of regional Junior Executives. I have attended seminars in library in information science. As a resource speaker in Library management and Childrens Library services. The Urdaneta City Library   received various awards for exemplary performance in Children’s Library, PWD library, Local History Section and Electronic library.


Pasicolan, Charles    
Quezon City Public Library    


Charles A. Pasicolan is a Librarian I at the Quezon City Public Library and is currently the Head of the Management Information Systems Section of the QCPL. He has worked as a cataloger, college librarian and chief librarian in his early professional life. He has also been a professor in Algebra, Computer I and NSTP-CWTS. He was also invited/acted as judge/evaluator for the Library Immersion Projects of students from the NSTP Plus Program of the Ateneo De Manila University. He recently spearheaded the creation of the new QCPL website that was launched last February of this year. He is presently working on a project, “Attendance Monitoring System”, for QCPL.

He was a graduate of BLIS from the University of the Philippines in Diliman. He took up post graduate degree from the same Institution but was not fortunate enough to finish the course on time. But he still plans to pursue his post-graduate degree sometime soon. He loves sports especially basketball.

Outside of work, he is busy spending quality time with his beautiful wife and three children.


Silverio, Rochelle    
Valenzuela City Library    


Born in Valenzuela City, Rochelle S. Silverio serves Valenzuelanos as the current Librarian-in-Charge of the Valenzuela City Library. She also heads the University Library of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Valenzuela Library and is a lecturer teaching children's literature at the U.P. School of Library and Information Studies. At present, she is taking her Ph. D. in Reading Education at the University of the Philippines. On her free time, she writes at One Valenzuela, a personal blog which serves as her tribute to her hometown.


Zambrano, Merly S.    
Villasis Municipal Library    

Merly Sepnio-Zambrano was assigned as the Librarian Designate of Villasis Municipal Library on October 2014. Showing her interest, she decided to take up her Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science. She is now in her final semester. In three years being the librarian, she has received awards and recognition from various entities recognizing her effort and best practices. As such, one of her predecessors dubbed her as “transformer” of the Villasis Municipal Library turning it to an award winning library.

Since she assumed her office, she has conducted various activities like basic computer tutorial and skills training which involved students from elementary to high school level; barangay health workers, child development workers, senior citizens, educators, government employees, and entrepreneurs. The library’s story telling activity is also a regular program of the Children’s Month Celebration held every November. During this month, film showing, art craft activities, among others are also conducted.

According to her, all the accomplishments of the library was made possible because of the overwhelming support of the Municipal Officials most especially the Mayor and Vice Mayor. She will never stop providing innovative and quality services to all her clients as long as they support her.




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