Friday, August 1, 2008

Plugging #4

Dear Me,

Here's another
Plugging of interesting information, activities/events and contest:

Powerbooks Warehouse Sale

For bibliophiles like moi, this is heavenly news! *wickedly grins*

Grab your favorite books at rock bottom prices!

Come to the Powerbooks Warehouse Sale and enjoy up to 80% off!

Sale Period: August 1-3, 2008 (10AM - 7PM)
Visit: Powerbooks Outlet Store (#25 Brixton Street, Capitol Subd., Pasig City)

For inquiries, please contact T#: 490-1158

BOOKAY Sale Sa 1..2..3!

Getting good books is as easy as 1, 2, 3 at Bookay-Ukay.
Hard-to-find and autographed books at a discount + lots more at marked down prices.

What is Bookay-Ukay?

Book: A book is a set or collection of written, printed, illustrated, or blank sheets, made of paper, parchment, or other material, usually fastened together to hinge at one side. A single sheet within a book is called a leaf, and each side of a leaf is called a page.

Ukay-Ukay: A Thrift-Store, second-hand clothing store... A place to buy second-hand stuff.

Book + Ukay-Ukay = Bookay-Ukay, a place where you can buy, borrow, lend second-hand books and Ideas as well.

When: August 1, 2, 3, 2008

Where: #55 Maginhawa Street, UP Village, Diliman, Quezon City

How to go there? ---> here.

Call for Participants: PBBY-NBDB Salaysayan 2008

Application forms are now available for this year's PBBY-NBDB Salaysayan, a nationwide storytelling contest. Organized by the Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY) and the National Book Development Board (NBDB), Salaysayan 2008 is a project that encourages a love for reading and children's books through the celebration of the Filipino's talent for storytelling.

The contest is open to both amateurs and professionals aged 21 and above. Only those whose duly accomplished Application Forms are officially received by PBBY by August 31, 2008 will be accepted as contestants. Before the actual competition, interested parties must attend the orientation sessions on the rules of the competition, as well as accepted storytelling methods.

Only 10 contestants shall make it to the finals on September 16, 2008 at the Manila International Book Fair. Judges for both the eliminations and grand finals shall be designated by the PBBY. There will be two categories: English and Filipino. Prizes for the winners of each category shall be: P15,000 for the First Prize; P7,000 for the Second Prize; and, P3,000 for the Third Prize.

Download the application form here.

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