|The Gov. Roque Ablan Shrine in 2006|
Unfortunately, we hit a snag because most of my lolo's memorabilia got lost or destroyed during the dismantling of the old shrine. We didn't have enough things to display in the museum.
|My sister Annette putting in the finishing touches before the opening.|
|GRAMAF Scholars volunteer to man the library.|
|With Bato Balani Foundation Exec. Dir. Ching Jorge and Quintin Pastrana|
|Explaining to the media the rationale of the library|
Dad invited over NHCP Executive Director Ludovico Badoy to lead the ceremonial ribbon cutting.
As Executive Director of GRAMAF, I signed the Memorandum of Agreement with Ching Jorge of Bato Balani Foundation.
Dir. Badoy officially turning over the shrine complex to GRAMAF.
Quintin Pastrana explaining the LRP Program. Another LRP sponsored library might be sponsored in Solsona. Another one just opened in Adams.Right after the ceremony, we let kids come in and start reading the books.
This project wouldn't have been materialized without the help of my Dad, the National Historical Commission of the Philippines and Library Renewal Partnership.
The library is open 8am to 5pm, Mondays to Fridays. It is open to the public. Here are the house rules: