The Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. (PLAI) will hold a National Congress on “Developing Competencies: Challenges and Issues,” and a General Assembly on November 12-14, 2007 at the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, Angelo King International Center, Arellano Ave., cor. Estrada St., Malate, Manila.

The Congress will enable participants to look at their library environment and better understand the range of area that has to be enhanced and to identify the skills that are used daily and to further widen their sphere of influence within and outside their organization.

Congress fee is Php 3,800.00.

Commission on Higher Education, Civil Service Commission and Department of Education memoranda allowing would be participants to attend the Congress and General Assembly are available.

The House of Delegates and the General Assembly Meeting of members of the PLAI will be on November 14, 2007, the last day of the Congress, at 8:30 A.M. – 12:00 NN and 1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M., respectively. PLAI members are enjoined to attend.

For further information call Ms. Marlo C. Chavez, tel. no. 735-6011 loc. 6135; Ms. Fe Abelardo, tel. no. 5250926; Ms. Marilou C. Estillore, tel. no. 252-9401; and Mrs. Susima L. Gonzales, tel. no. 742-5612.