Vision

The PLAI is a strong and dynamic association committed to the advancement of the practice of librarianship towards national development.

Mission

Anchored on its vision, the PLAI shall promote the interest and welfare of its members, and develop capacities for quality library and information service.

Goal

Constant and never-ending involvement of library professionals in [support of] the activities, programs, and projects of the Association.

General Objectives

To accomplish its vision, mission, and goal, the Association has the following objectives:

  • To oblige all practicing librarians to be duly registered and affiliated with the Association as mandated by law;
  • To undertake programs/projects or activities that will ensure the growth and development of libraries, librarianship, and librarians in the country;
  • To provide a venue to discuss problems, issues, and concerns affecting the practice of librarianship, the association and its members;
  • To provide a venue to discuss problems, issues, and concerns affecting the practice of librarianship, the association and its members;
  • To strengthen linkages with local, national, and international organizations, as well as partnerships with institutions and agencies in the government and private sectors;
  • To undertake research and publications affecting the profession;
  • To conduct regular continuing professional development activities for its members.

Flagship Program

Registration of all professionally qualified librarians.

Motto

Constant and never-ending involvement.

Revised: 20 September 2014