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Pangasinan Provincial Library marks 100th founding anniversary

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan—The Pangasinan Provincial Library marked its 100th Founding Anniversary through a series of activities and a Gala Night as its culminating activity, anchored on the theme ‘Pagpupugay at Pasasalamat,” at the Sison Auditorium on June 28.

Gov. Ramon V. Guico III, represented by Atty. Ronn Dale Castillo, Executive Assistant III, and Vice Governor Mark Ronald DG Lambino highlighted the importance of a library even in the digital age and new technologies.

Atty. Castillo said that Gov. Guico, as an educator himself, was shaped in libraries and loves learning.

‘Para kay Governor, sa library po natin makikita, matatagpuan hindi lamang po ang kasaysayan, records or memories of the past kundi, ng ating mga sarili. Doon po natin makikita ang ating mga sarili, doon po natin nakikita na lahat po tayo ay nais matuto, nais umunlad at nais mapabuti ang ating bayan,’Atty. Castillo added.

‘Importante po sa amin ni Gov. Guico yung tuluy-tuloyna pag improve ng sarili, ng society at mga kababayan, and this is where the libraries come into play. You are also a repository of the culture, history, and story of any local government units where you are residing,” Vice Governor Lambino said.

VG Lambino hailed and urged librarians to continue telling stories and to spread the history of their respective municipalities.

The 100th year of the Pangasinan Provincial Library is a testament to the commitment of the provincial government to preserving the history, story, and culture of the Province of Pangasinan, he further said.

PGADH/Provincial Librarian, Ma. Cyntia Encarnita F. Vila thanked leaders and individuals who sacrificed, supported, and served PPL for the past 100 years.

Gracing the occasion were NLP Director Cesar Gilbert Q. Adriano, officials of the provincial government, and Atty. Melanie Lambino, Department Heads and Chief of Hospitals headed by Provincial Administrator MelicioPatague II, Retired Librarians, DepEd, DICT, and DOST, among others. (Chona C. Bugayong, Ron Bince, Orlan Llemos, and JP De Vera/PIMRO)

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