Na­tional Li­brary Month

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The Na­tional As­so­ci­a­tion of Li­braries and In­for­ma­tion Pro­fes­sion­als (NALIP-St Lu­cia) cel­e­brates April 2019 as Na­tional Li­brary and In­for­ma­tion Month un­der the theme “Li­braries and In­for­ma­tion Ser­vices on the Move: En­hanc­ing Com­mu­ni­ties through Con­nec­tions & Col­lab­o­ra­tion." This year’s ob­ser­vance seeks to give more vis­i­bil­ity to the As­so­ci­a­tion (NALIP) and its work within the com­mu­ni­ties. The sched­ule of ac­tiv­i­ties is as fol­lows:

Fri­day March 29 - Launch of Book Re­view Com­pe­ti­tion

• 200-250 word re­view of book "Green Days by the River" by Michael An­thony. Open to stu­dents age 12-15 years. The dead­line for sub­mis­sions is April 30, 2019.

Mon­day April 8 - Open­ing Cer­e­mony (Min­istry of In­fra­struc­ture Con­fer­ence Room, Union)

• Prize Giv­ing Cer­e­mony for Book Re­view Com­pe­ti­tion

• Re­treat

Tues­day April 9

• Lit­er­ary Day - Soufriere Li­brary 2pm

• Get to know your li­brar­ian - in­di­vid­ual li­braries is­land-wide

Wed­nes­day April 10 - Li­brary & In­for­ma­tion Worker Ap­pre­ci­a­tion Day

• Church Ser­vice - Mi­coud Pen­te­costal Church 10am

• Lunch - Fox Grove Inn

Thurs­day April 11 - Sym­po­sium

• Li­brary and in­for­ma­tion work­ers and other stake­hold­ers are in­vited to a sym­po­sium at the Cen­tral Li­brary, Cas­tries (9:30am 3:30pm)

Fri­day April 12 - Com­mu­nity Out­reach

• Up­town Gar­dens Girls Cen­tre Li­brary Project

• Den­nery Li­brary Up­grade

• Ca­naries Lit­er­acy Project Fri­day April 26 - Writ­ing & Pub­lish­ing Work­shop

• Cen­tral Li­brary Read­ing

Room 9:00am-4:30pm. (Tar­get: sec­ondary school stu­dents, poets, play­wrights, bud­ding nov­el­ists, short story writ­ers, jour­nal­ists, any­one who wishes to pur­sue a ca­reer in writ­ing & pub­lish­ing. Fa­cil­i­ta­tors: renown and rep­utable writ­ers and pub­lish­ers. Cer­tifi­cates will be awarded to par­tic­i­pants.)

This Li­brary Month visit your com­mu­nity li­brary to par­tic­i­pate in the spe­cially cu­rated ac­tiv­i­ties.

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