Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Philippine Libraries SDG Webinar with ALA

 This webinar is free and open to all hosted by the National Library of the Philippines


The American Library Association and its Task Force on the UN Sustainable Development Goals is pleased to collaborate on this



"Philippine Libraries and Their Roles in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)"


November 20 9:00-12:00 (+8 GMT)


To highlight the 30th LIS commemoration with the theme LibREAL, a portmanteau for the word libraries and the acronym for Relate, Engage, Advocate, and Lead, the National Library of the Philippines and the American Library Association’s Task Force on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in collaboration with the Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. (PLAI), The Philippines Association of School Librarians, Inc. (PASLI), Association of Librarians in the Public Sector, Inc. (ALPS), Association of Special Libraries in the Philippines (ASLP), Council of Deans  and Heads of LIS (CODHLIS), Philippine Association of Academic and Research Libraries (PAARL), and Philippines Association of Teachers  of Library and Information Science, Inc. (PATLS).​​​​​


Registration is free



Presentations include:


“The Role of Libraries in UN SDG’s”

-Loida Garcia-Febo, Chair ALA Task Force UN SDG’s


“SDG’s and Best Practices in South Asia”

-Dr. B. Shadrach, Commenwealth of Learning, Canada


“Libraries as Social Change Agents”

-Donna Scheeder, Past-President, IFLA


“How Libraries are Helping Communities to Meet the SDGS and Development”

-Robin Kear, Liaison Librarian, University of Pittsburgh

-John Szabo, Library Director, Los Angeles Public Library

-Erika Long, School Librarian, Nashville Public Schools


Closing Remarks


-Caesar Gilbert Q. Adriano, Director, National Library of Philippines


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