LAQueP-LInc Officers for CY 2013-2014

The new set of LAQueP-LInc Officers took their oath during the association's forum and  general assembly at  the Library Seminar Hall of Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation. From left is Mrs. Ismaelinda S. Cabana (Adviser), Mr. Wilfredo Tabarina (Publications Commitee Chair), Ms. Marietta Nayve (NOMELEC Chair), Mrs. Ria Marelle Algozo-Timbal (Lucena City Representative), Mrs. Maybelyn O. Laconsay (2nd District Representative), Mrs. Alicia Berroya (1st District Representative), Ms. Myrna P. Macapia (Awards Committee Chair), Mrs. Marietta Z. Enverga (Ways & Means Committee Chair), Ms. Manuelita Veranga (4th District Representative), Mrs. Isabel Noreen R. Rairata (P.R.O.), Mrs. Miled G. Ibias (Auditor), Mrs. Eulalia G. Zapata (Treasurer), Ms. Jenalyn A. Pancho (Secretary), Mrs. Ivy Rose Atienza-Declaro (Vice President), Mrs. Aurora A. Navela (President), Dr. Augusta Rosario A. Villamater (Ex-Officio) and Mr. Rene B. Manlangit (PLAI-STRLC President) as the inducting officer.

Workshop on the Organization of Library Materials

Participants to LAQueP-LInc's Workshop on the Organization of Library Materials held at MSEUF 
on September 14, 2012 with Ms. Myrna M. Macapia as Guest Speaker.

Awarding of 2011 Outstanding Librarian and Member of LAQueP-LInc

PLAI-STRLC National Conference 2012

The Philippine Librarians Association Inc. - Southern Tagalog Region Librarians Council (PLAI-STRLC) cordially invites you to the National Conference on August 13 – 15, 2012 at Tagaytay International Convention Center, Aguinaldo Highway, Tagaytay City.

This year’s national conference theme is “Revisiting Libraries’ Collection:  Challenges and Opportunities” The conference aims to provide the significance of collection management as we face the new era of challenges and opportunities in librarianship.  It will help the participants in assessing and analyzing their collection in order for them to identify their libraries’ strengths and weaknesses.   It will also provide an avenue to impart the professional updates on current issues and concerns on the development of library collection and develop plans to address these issuesThe target participants of this conference are registered librarians, library staff, information professionals and teacher-librarians from the Southern Tagalog Region and other regions throughout the country.

The conference fees are as follows: Live-in: PhP 4,800.00 (to include accommodation, with breakfast/dinner, in addition to seminar meals).  Early Birds : Php 4,500.00 when reservation is made on or before June 30th.  The accommodation is a quadruple sharing.  Live-out: PhP 4,100.00.   Accompanying person: PhP3,800.00.   Reservation is needed and room accommodation will be on a “First come first served” basis.   A deposit of the PhP 1,000.00 or 50% registration fee is required for the reservation. A confirmation from the organizer will be sent via email to validate your slot or thru respective provincial chapter presidents.

For particulars and reservations please contact the following: Rene B, Manlangit/ San Pablo Colleges;
tel.: (049) 561-1586; e-mail:; Rosario A. Villamater / Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation Library tel. :(042) 373-7542; e-mail; Lilian C. Rabino/De La Salle Lipa; tel. :(043) 7561849; email:; Aurora Navela/ Sacred Heart College; tel. :(042)710-3888; email:; and Lourdes V. Soriano/Laguna Provincial Library; tel.:(049) 5011350; email:

QLA Library Tour 2012


Seminars for Librarians and Library Staff

Public Forum on "RDA (Resource Description and Access): A Guide to the Basics"
March 02, 2012 1:00pm
Conference Hall of the Miguel de Benavides Library of UST,
España, Manila
Organizer: PAARL

"Effective Library Management and Workplace Productivity through Stress Management, Wellness and Good Nutrition"
April 18-20, 2012
Skylight Hotel, 210-A Rizal Avenue, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan 5300
Organizer: ASLP

"Seminar on Evolving Practices in Professional Development and Knowledge Sharing in the Digital Age"
May 23-25, 2012
Casa San Pablo, San Pablo City, Laguna
Organizer: ALAP

2012 Congress of Southeast Asian Librarians (CONSAL XV)
Theme: "National Heritage: Preservation and Dissemination
May 28-31, 2012
Bali, Indonesia

Conference Package: US $1,312.00 (w/ half day tour)
Organizer of Philippine Delegates: PLAI

For Inquiries, please contact the following:
Thelma S. Kim, PLAI President
CP: 09156170654

Note: Interested participants should deposit US $100.00 and full payment is on or before April 27, 2012.

2012 ALA Conference
June 21-26, 2012
Anaheim, California
Organizer of Philippine Delegates: PLAI

2012 PLAI National Congress
November 28-30, 2012 (Librarian's Day - November 30, 2012)
General Santos City
Seminar Fee: Php 4,000.00 (live-in)