Librarian II
Urdaneta City Public Library
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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.



Municipal Librarian
Dingras Municipal Library
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MILALYN R. MARCELO received a B. S. in Secondary Education from Mariano Marcos State University and is currently the Municipal Librarian of the Dingras Municipal Government in Dingras, Ilocos Norte. She had majors in English (and other languages as Filipino and Ilokano), Library Science and Early Childhood Education.

A knowledge worker and an advocate of information and communications technology resources learning, she indulges her library constituents in a variety of technology-infused activities that provide them opportunities to explore and benefit from the digital world. Her professional interests focus on digital literacy, communicative approaches to language teaching, thematic-integrative planning and cooperative learning among the young even in early childhood. She continuously seeks for learning anything new in her fields and most importantly on innovations in managing libraries.



OIC-City Librarian
San Fernando City Public Library
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I am employed by the City Government of San Fernando, La Union for two consecutive years as casual employee from 2000 to 2002 and because of my working performance I was hired as permanent employee.  I started working in the library year 2002. Year 2014 when I continued my studies and graduated Bachelor of Science in Office Administration. I leave work for two years and a half to finish my studies.
I aspired to go higher in my career therefore I took up Bachelor of Library and Information Science in 2015 and took my Masters in Library and Information Science in the same year. I applied the position as City Librarian however, I lack qualification and that is to have a license. In my current position as the OIC City Librarian, I made things in order and had been involved in different projects to improve the services of the library to better serve our clients and continue to pursue to become better and effective librarian.
When I sat as the OIC City Librarian, I take home different awards from different seminars, contests and events mostly conducted by the National Library of the Philippines. Awards that we are very proud to have and receive in recognition of our efforts.



Administrative Assistant III / Librarian-Designate
Villasis Municipal Library
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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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