Monday, November 4, 2013

National Book Week 2013 at De La Salle Santiago Zobel

The Learning Resource Center of De La Salle Santiago Zobel will  be celebrating the National Book Week on November 12-15, 2013 with the theme : "Libraries : Preservers and Promoters of Culture and Arts” 

Here's the Program and Activities

1. Theme Based Essay Writing Contest

There will be an essay writing contest which will be based on the theme “Libraries: Preservers and Promoters of Culture and Arts” which will be open to all Grade 8 students. Students are encourage to show their writing prowess as they explore how libraries preserve and promote culture and arts. The essay should not exceed 1000 words.

2. Poetry Writing Contest

In coordination with the moderator of Poetry Guild, its members are invited to join the contest. This is to showcase their creativity in the form of a poem. The poem should be anything about reading, books and literacy.

3. Book Fair 2013

The Fair is an exciting way to promote reading, books and lifelong learning among our students. The exhibitors will set up a four day book fair at the following venues: Multipurpose Hall for Lower Grades and St. La Salle Courtyard for Upper Grades and High School. The proceeds of the fair will go to the Center’s projects: Bookmobile and Adopt A Library.

4. Book Talk by Filipino Author ( Meet and Greet )

In coordination with the coordinators of Book Writing and Readers Circle, a talk will be hosted by the LRC to motivate students in order to foster good reading, writing and speaking skills by encouraging self directed learning through reading.

5. Functional Art Contest

In coordination with the Art teacher, the senior level will work on a three dimensional functional art. Specifications: 75% recycled/ found objects; 15% other stuff (size, height, width, length maximum of 6 inches). Only one pair per class is allowed.

6. Filipino Authors Exhibits

The LRC will set up an exhibits in front of the iNook featuring Filipino author’s life and works. Viewers will have a chance to know more the life and works of their local favourite authors.

7. DEAR Day

DEAR stands for Drop Everything And Read. DEAR Day is a special reading day celebration to remind and encourage the lower grades students to make reading a habit. The scheduled time will be coordinated to the advisers concerned. Thus, during the sessions, students may borrow and enjoy reading through book patrol.

8. iBook Talk

iBook is a quick video version by librarians, students and teachers in elementary through high school to entice others to read a particular book. The Readers Circle and Green Bloggers Club will be invited to participate to this particular activity. The best videos can be viewed during the National Book Week celebration at the lower grades and upper grades LRC virtual bulletin board.

9. Digital Storytelling

With the advent of technology, students are encourage to create storytelling in digital format. In coordination with the Bibliophiles’ moderator, the students will create a digital storytelling of their chosen story. Students will use a rubric to guide them in the said project.

10. Comic Illustration

With the proliferation of comic books which are highly popular with the students, LRC will invite a comic illustrator to give insights on how a comic book is created. Students will also experience illustrating a comic book during the event.

11. Comic Reading

There’s a certain nostalgia to reading comic books and flipping the pages. Comics can be good entertainment for our students to think more creatively, to think more deeply and to talk more gently. The invited comic illustrator will read and discuss the material with the participants with the emphasis of the good value of comic reading.

12. Philippine Coffee Table Books

The LRC will set up display of Coffee Table Books in each libraries of DLSZ. The books to be exhibited will be about the Philippines. Library users can browse anytime during their break periods since they are aimed at anyone who might pick the book up for a light read.

13. Film Showing

Target participants of this activity will be the members of Sinesuri, Asian Film Critic and iDream Club. Students will extend their abilities to view effectively in a variety of situations for a variety of purposes:

 View attentively and analytically

 To understand and gather information, to form an opinion, enjoy and appreciate

 Value viewing as a means of learning and enjoyment

14. iBLOG: A Library Blog Contest for High School Students

The contest is open to all High School students of DLSS. In a blog post, tell us "Why I Love my Library". The blog can have photos, videos or anything they like.  Students are encourage to voice out and be proud to tell everyone what's great about the Library. No amount of words needed and it must be placed in a blogging site.

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