Booklatan sa Bayan goes to PUP

On November 11 to 13, 2015, the National Book Development Board in partnership with Center for Creative Writing of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines is presenting Booklatan sa Bayan: The 1st PUP Lit Fest. Booklatan sa Bayan is a quarterly program of NBDB that aims to promote a culture of reading and lifelong learning continue reading : Booklatan sa Bayan goes to PUP

Pioneer reading woman

By Neni Sta. Romana Cruz August 1st 2015 Philippine Daily InquirerAurora H. Roldan was an extraordinary woman of many persuasions. When we were in college and she was newly returned from graduate studies at the University of Southern California, she introduced us to the then-intoxicating and radical concept of speed-reading. What a magical trick to continue reading : Pioneer reading woman

‘Umuulan ng Libro’ in July

By Neni Sta. Romana Cruz July 25, 2015 Philippine Daily InquirerAt the height of the torrential rains last week, the Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY) chaired by Tarie Subido and the National Book Development Board (NBDB) began to worry that they may have been jinxed by labeling this year’s National Children’s Book continue reading : ‘Umuulan ng Libro’ in July