Theme: “Inclusive. Innovative. Interconnected.”

The Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. (PLAI), in partnership with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), through the National Committee on Libraries and Information Services (NCLIS), will be conducting its Annual National Congress on November 19-22, 2019 in Tagaytay City.

RATIONALE

The Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. (PLAI), cognizant of its mission of promoting the interest and welfare of its members, and developing capacities for quality library and information service, believes that librarians and information professionals, along with libraries, archives, and museums, should be inclusive, innovative, and interconnected.

CONGRESS OBJECTIVES

  1. Examine the role of libraries, information centers, archives, and other cultural heritage partners and institutions in building inclusive, innovative, and interconnected societies;
  2. Recognize efforts, advocacies, initiatives, programs, projects, and services in libraries, information centers, archives, and other cultural heritage partners and institutions, in contributing to inclusive, innovative, and interconnected societies;
  3. Determine the roles of librarians and library associations as key players for societal improvements and change through capacity building and professional agenda.