PROCLAMATION NO. 837
DECLARING THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 1991 AND EVERY YEAR THEREAFTER AS “LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES MONTH”
WHEREAS, there is a need to focus public awareness to the invaluable service that libraries and information centers render, i.e. providing data and materials for lifelong knowledge and learning, for research and for leisure;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, CORAZON C. AQUINO, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare the month of November 1991 and every year thereafter as “Library and Information Services Month” under the auspices of the National Library and the National Committee on Library and Information Services of the Presidential Commission on Culture and Arts.
I call upon all residents, regardless of race or creed, and the public and the private sectors to extend their full support to the observance of “Library and Information Services Month”.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.
Done in the City of Manila, this 19th day of November in the year of Our Lord nineteen hundred and ninety-one.
(Sgd.) CORAZON C. AQUINO
By the President:
(Sgd.) FRANKLIN M. DRILON