Library Hub Awarding Ceremony
The Department of Education( DepED) Central Office had launched the 2nd Awarding Ceremony for Library Hub Partners and Stakeholders at Bulwagan ng Karunungan, DepED Complex, Meralco Ave. Pasig City, May 27, 2010. The activity aims to give due honor and recognition to Non-government and Government individuals, institutions and offices who take part in the realization of the Library Hub Project.
Hon. Jose L. Montelibano,Silay City Mayor, together with Mrs. Marjorie B. Bastida, English Supervisor and Library Hub Coordinator, DepED Silay City, received the award on the said occasion. DepED RO VI Regional Director, Mildred L. Garay and Hon. Norma Valisno, DepED Secretary, presented the Plaque of Recogntion to the honorees.
Silay City government, through the City Mayor, approved the M2.2 for the construction of the Library Hub Building in front of the Division Office, DepED Silay City. DepED's share is M1. The 1st phase of the construction has been completed and will be on its 2nd phase as soon as the revised program of work is ready for implementation.
The Libtary Hub Project is under the umbrella of the Every Child a Reader Program (ECARP) of the DepED. It mainly aims to develop and improve the reading skills of the pupils. Books and other facilities will be borne by the DepED Central office.
The books in the Library Hub will be placed in a plastic container categorized by subject area in various grade level. Teachers will borrow the books from the hub and will be delivered in the schools by the service vehicle. The Hub will also be provided with an Activity Area for seminars, conferences and workshops. Computers with Internet Connectivity will also be available. It is expected to be finished before the end of 2010.
Silay City is very grateful to avail of this program and hopefully this will improve the academic performance of the Silaynons for a better and progressive city.