The International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) Sub Saharan region joined hands with the Matopo High School in Bulawayo to host an International School Library Month (ISLM) celebrations where the IASL Africa Sub-Sahara Regional Director and Zimbabwe Library Association Prsident-Elect, Mr. Jerry Mathema gave a keynote address emphasizing on the significance of the school library in the education system.
(Mr. Jerry Mathema (second from left) with other 2017 Jay Jordan OCLC/IFLA Early Career Development fellowship) Picture provided by Mr. Jerry Mathema.
By Jerry Mathema,
IASL Regional Director for Africa Sub-Sahara Region, ZimLA Matabeleland branch Chairperson and School Library Media Specialist at Masiyephambili College, Bulawayo
The Zimbabwe Library Association (ZimLA) Matebeleland Branch is geared up to celebrate the International School Library Month (ISLM) this October with an event scheduled at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) on October 15, 2016.