Let’s Read is an innovation in which the project gathers and collects local relatable children’s stories into a digital library. Through collaboration with local partners we have built sustainable book ecosystems of authors, illustrators, editors and publishers that form a pipeline for creating high-quality children’s books. In partnership with PLAI, NLP, ABC+ project and The Asia Foundation, we aim to promote the love of reading in local languages through conducting translation marathon in celebration of the 86th National Book Week.
The Tell in Tandem: Book-Based Interactive Storytelling Contest aims to provide an opportunity for the Filipino family to develop the love of books and reading and enhance their presentation and communication skills through tandem storytelling.
The purpose of the Pinoy Book Character Online Contest is to provide an opportunity for the Filipino family, not only to promote the excitement and love of reading, but to show the community our desire to share a healthy, scholastically nurturing and fun activity for the “dress up” contest. It is a fun way to educate the general public that reading is a worthwhile and enjoyable way to spend their free time. This contest showcases our favorite Pinoy Book Characters while enjoying and having fun as we struggle this COVID-19 pandemic.
The aims of the Spoken Word Poetry Contest – (Librarian & Library Staff Category)are to provide an opportunity for librarians and library staff to enhance their hidden talents and to develop/improve their skills in public speaking through spoken poetry. Spoken poetry is an oral poetic performance and is word-based. It is a writing that is meant to be spoken or delivered with emotions to an audience. Also, it is an oral art that focuses on the aesthetics of word play, rhythm, and provisions, rhyme, intonation and voice inflection.