Deputy Minister Mabudafhasi to officially launch the South African Library Week in Rustenburg

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16 Mar 2017

The Deputy Minister of Arts and Culture, Rejoice Mabudafhasi in partnership with the National Library of South Africa (NLSA) and the Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA) will launch the South African Library Week on Friday, 17 March 2017 at Sunrise View Primary & Secondary Schools, Bojanala, in Rustenburg, North West Province.

The South African Library Week (SALW) will be celebrated from 18-26 March 2017 with the theme My Library, Your Libraryand sub-themes: My Library, My Home”, “Mind your Library” and “Tell me about your Library”.

The theme, “My Library, Your library” takes libraries into the heart of the community and strives to awaken a sense of ownership in each community member. The theme also encourages people to take libraries to heart and to treat these as their homes so that destroying libraries and burning books becomes unthinkable.

Members of the media are invited as follows:

The Launch of South African Library Week

Date  : Friday, 17 March 2017

Time  : 09h00

Venue: Sunrise View Primary & Secondary Schools, Bojanala, in Rustenburg, North West Province

Media RSVP: Obed Makgoale on 079 311 8546/ obedm@dac.gov.za;

Muponisi Nkuna- National Library of South Africa/083 471 0061/ Muponisi.Nkuna@nlsa.ac.za;

Ms Senovia Welman LIASA National PRO: 078 132 5965 senovia@ufs.ac.za;

For Media enquiries please contact Peter Mbelengwa – Spokesperson for the Deputy Minister 082 611 8197 / petermb@dac.gov.za;