26 February 2009
Dear Colleague s and Friends,
Warm greetings from PAARL!
The Philippine Association of Academic and Research Librarians (PAARL) is pleased to invite you to its Summer Seminar-Workshop on the theme“Librarians at their Best: Envisioning and Realizing Multilevel and Progressive Reader’s Services.” This is the third of the series of continuing professional education activity lined up for the year which will be held on April 29 – May 1, 2009 at the Lyceum of Aparri, Aparri, Cagayan.
The theme is geared towards meeting the following objectives:
1. To revitalize the participants on the core concepts of Reader’s Services through optimal use of web-based technologies and integration of multi-channel interaction strategies and approaches to patrons of dynamic cultures and preferences.
2. To discuss the close association between readers and librarians in creating valuable and productive Reader’s Services programs and activities.
3. To brainstorm, benchmark and draw recommendations that will best sustain and facilitate the exceptional functions and crucial role of Reader’s Services in shaping the minds and values of library patrons.
For live-in participants, a seminar fee of PhP 4,000 will be charged inclusive of 3 days/2 nights accommodation with meals and snacks, seminar kits, handouts, cultural tour and certificates. Likewise, accompanying persons of live-in participants will be charged PhP 3,000 to cover the cost of accommodation with meals and snacks and cultural tour. For live-out participants who wish to arrange for their own accommodation, seminar fee is PhP 3,500.
Also available upon request is CHED or DECS Memo endorsing this activity.
For inquiries and reservations, please contact the undersigned or any of the association’s officers/directors. We would appreciate if you could help us disseminate this activity by posting a copy of this invitation and brochure on your bulletin board or share this information with other librarians.
Thank you and we look forward to your continued support and participation.
Christopher C. Paras
Vice-President/ Chair Conference Committee