New Normal

Even as the country reopens gradually, we should remember that the health threat remains. Covid-19 continues to threaten lives and wreak havoc on economies around the world. The Philippines is in the same situation. To help in the collective effort to mitigate the impact of the pandemic, the NBDB took action at the onset. NBDB continue reading : New Normal

NBDB Research on the Impact of COVID-19 and the Local/Enhanced Community Quarantine (L/ECQ) on Book Publishing Industry Players

Dear Book Industry Stakeholder: Greetings from National Book Development Board (NBDB)! We hope this letter finds you in a safe and healthy state. In light of the COVID-19 crisis and the enhanced/local community quarantines implemented in several areas in the Philippines, NBDB would like to learn more about your book industry-related concerns and challenges. We continue reading : NBDB Research on the Impact of COVID-19 and the Local/Enhanced Community Quarantine (L/ECQ) on Book Publishing Industry Players

BOOK FIESTA

  For the whole month of April, the National Book Development Board (NBDB) will hold the event Book Fiesta to celebrate the National Literature Month (NLM), World Book and Copyright Day (WBCD), and Filipino Food Month (FFM). Book Fiesta is a celebration of books and reading through online activities, steering away from the usual one-day continue reading : BOOK FIESTA

CALL FOR SPEAKERS

The “Booklatan sa Bayan” is a major program of the National Book Development Board (NBDB) that aims to renew public interest in reading, encourage the development of original content, and support library systems/centers and other points of book access. Implemented in partnership with government agencies and other entities, it offers capacity-building services to industry stakeholders continue reading : CALL FOR SPEAKERS

The 2019 Philippine Book Publishing Industry: An Executive Summary

The Philippine book publishing industry has been gradually flourishing with publishers, writers, illustrators, and readers actively stimulating it over the recent years. As we acknowledge that books are great medium for communication and expression of ideas, thoughts, and philosophy, we also acknowledge how the industry behind it has been striving for years. In this report, continue reading : The 2019 Philippine Book Publishing Industry: An Executive Summary

CALL FOR STORYTELLER

The National Book Development Board (NBDB) will hold a storytelling session on February 20, 2020 in San Jose, Antique. Aimed at cultivating a love for reading and lifelong learning among children, the event is part of Booklatan sa Bayan: Training Workshop on Illustrating Children’s Stories to be conducted in the province in celebration of the continue reading : CALL FOR STORYTELLER

CALL FOR SPEAKER

The National Book Development Board (NBDB) will implement Booklatan sa Bayan: Training Workshop on Illustrating Children’s Stories on February 19-20, 2020 in San Jose, Antique. The event aims to equip target participants with skills essential to the art of illustrating stories intended for young readers. Interested illustrators who want to serve as a Resource Speaker continue reading : CALL FOR SPEAKER