TakBook – One Million and Counting…: Book drive for victims of calamities

UPDATE: Because of projected inclement weather, the Takbook fun run is rescheduled to 17 November 2013 (originally 10 November).

The DLSU Science and Technology Complex (DLSU-STC) Libraries, in partnership with the Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. – Southern Tagalog Regional Council (PLAI-STRLC), would like to invite the community to take part in “TakBook – One Million and Counting…: Book Drive for Victims of Calamities”, a fun-run with a cause in line with the celebration of the National Book Month and the Library and Information Science Month this November 2013.

TakBook aims to donate books and other instructional materials to libraries badly affected by calamities in the Southern Tagalog Region, Zamboanga, Cebu, and Bohol. It will be held simultaneously in the provinces of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon on 17 November 2013, Sunday at 06:00am. The DLSU-STC Libraries is the host institution for the province of Laguna.

Registration fee is in the form of book donations. Interested student participants may register with a book donation value of PhP100.00, while professionals and other participants may register with a minimum book donation value of PhP200.00. Pre-registration is also now open via this Online Form.

TakBook assembly and book drop registration on 17 November 2013 will be at the East Canopy Lobby, Milagros Del Rosario Bldg., DLSU-STC, Leandro V. Locsin Campus, Biñan, Laguna. Lasallian participants are advised to wear a DLSU shirt or any green/white-colored shirt for recognition.

For more information, please contact Ms. Tina Garcia, Coordinator for DLSU-STC Libraries, via email at justina.garcia[at]dlsu.edu.ph, by phone at (049) 554-8900 local 135, or visit the STC Integrated School (STC-IS) Library at the Second Floor, Left Wing of the newly-built IS Complex Building.