21st City Council commends former District Director of the QC Police District
The 21st City Council has approved in its 15th regular session Resolution No. SP-8006, S-2019 commending Brigadier General Joselito T. Esquivel, Jr. for his exemplary performance as District Director of the QC Police District from April 2018 to September 2019. He was a member of the PMA Sinagtala Class of 1986, was designated as district Director of the Quezon City Police District in April 2018. He served as the District Director of the Quezon City Police District for 17 months and now appointed as the Regional Director of Police Regional Office 13 (CARAGA Region). During his tenure as District Director of the Quezon City Police District, the anti-crime strategy of the QC Police District gained commendable results which effectively maintained peace and order in the city. Resolution No. Sp-8006, S-2019 was adopted on October 21, 2019, and was signed by the City Vice Mayor and Presiding Officer Gian G. Sotto.
Quezon City Public Library Attends Knowledge Channel 20th Anniversary
BY: ALISTAIR TROY B. LACSAMANA
City Librarian, Ms. Emelita Villanueva and OIC Assistant City Librarian, Ms. Mariza Chico attended the 20th anniversary of Knowledge Channel at Le Reve Pool Party Venue and Events Place in Quezon City last September 5, 2019.
The Quezon City Public Library's Puppeteers is part of the Knowledge Channel Foundation, Inc (KCFI) new show Wikaharian - a show hosted by Ate Michelle Agas and cast puppets from QCPL - Buboy, Billy, Chichay and Chito. The Wikaharian , which will be aired every Monday and Sunday 11:30 AM and 2:30 PM at Knowledge Channel, teaches children basic reading, writing and comprehension skills using different approaches such as music, dance, illustration, live action, animations and fun games.
Forum on Responsible Parenthood at Roxas Branch
BY: JEFFREY FRANCISCO
Inspiring and equipping parents to raise healthy and balanced children who will make a positive impact in the world continues to remain as an advocacy of the Quezon City Public Library (QCPL).
That's why parenting seminar is a continuing activity of the city's Library under the leadership of City Librarian Ms. Emelita L. Villanueva, who wanted to reach out to barangays to disseminate the value and importance of responsible parenthood.
NATIONAL CHILDREN'S BOOK DAY AT QCPL
BY: ANA KATRINA HONRADE
The Quezon City Public Library - Children's Section conducted an activity a "Book Olympics" to highlight the celebration of the 36th National Children's Book Day at QCPL conference room last July 16, 2019.
City Librarian Emelita L. Villanueva said the activity, participated by eighteen children from families under the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Pantawid Pamilya Program of city's district 3 and 4, aimed to develop youth interest and imagination in reading and learning thru games such as book puzzle, book reading, word guessing and humm that book.
"SpEd Hearts" : Spreading Love for the Special Ones
BY: EDALYN F. DE GUZMAN
Two Branches of Quezon City Public Library (QCPL) has successfully participated in promoting the welfare of children with special needs during the celebration of the 41st National Disability Prevention & Rehabilitation Week last July.
A film showing and a forum dubbed as "Lokal na Pamahalaan: Kabalikat sa Pagtupad ng Karapatan ng mga Taong May Kapansanan" was conducted in the city's
library Cubao branch, while a puppet show held at Krus na Ligas Elementary School last July 23, 2019 in Krus na Ligas branch, both for the celebration of the occasion.