The P7.8 million plus worth of state of the art information center – The Provincial Library of  Zamboanga del Norte
 

PROVINCIAL LIBRARY OF ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE 

                                    
Dipolog is known to be “The Orchid City” not the reason that Dipolognons has grown a lot of orchids in their homes but for the symbol it stands.

It is a symbol of success and achievement that Dipolog is associated to whether in sports, academic, culture presentation and other competition which Dipolog has garnered several honors in the region and sometime in the national level. In other words, Dipolog is the city of achievers.

Two of the four computers in the library.

One of the utmost help to Dipolognons in reaching this very remarkable achievement in the fields that they are involved with especially in education is the Provincial Library that has been a treasure to everyone in Dipolog and in the province of Zamboanga del Norte.

From July 1, 1948 since the library was created, it was able to serve the students and professionals by way of providing the needed information for the assignments and researches as well as answers to their queries.


It has more than 9,106 volumes of books from the old provincial Library, national library, local purchase and donations from private institutions like Asia Foundation and from the people.

Luckily, through the initiative of the Provincial Government of Zamboanga del Norte under the administration of Governor Isagani Amatong with the financial support of Senator Ramon Magsaysay Jr. a modern and complete public library in the whole country was built in the province particularly in Dipolog City as a replacement of its old library located inside the Provincial Capitol.


The Filipiñana Section at the 2nd floor

The Zamboanga del Norte Provincial Library building was inaugurated during the celebration of “Public Library Month” which is regularly celebrated in the month of March under Republic Act 411, specifically on March 27, 2003 being witnessed by Senator Magsaysay as honored guest in the said occasion together the officials of the province with its two cities of Dipolog and Dapitan.

Audio visual room for film showing of  students.

The P7 million plus worth of the state of the art provincial library  is divided  into five sections  which include the Reference section, Periodicals and Children’s section located at the first floor and the two other sections are Filipiniana and Audio-visual Sections located at the second floor of the building.

Portraits of past governors in Zamboanga del Norte.

It has more than 9,106 volumes of books from the old provincial library, national library, local purchase and donations from private institutions like Asia Foundation and from the people.

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