Title: NALIS opens library at St Jude’s School for Girls
Source: Trinidad and Tobago Newsday
Date Published: Thursday, July 29 2010
The article reports on the official opening of the National Library and Information Systems Authority (NALIS) Library at the St Jude’s School for Girls in Belmont. It reports excerpts from the speech of the Director of NALIS, Annette Wallace, and Nela Khan, the Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Arts and Multiculturalism.
In this article, the Director of NALIS blames illiteracy for crime, while Nela Khan, Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Arts and Multiculturalism, advocates the importance of youth accessing information in making them well-adjusted to society and economy, and to nation building.
Finally Wallace provides some comments about future expansion of NALIS services to the Women’s Prison at the Maximum Security Prison in Golden Grove Arouca and the St Michael’s School for Boys in Diego Martin.
“Wallace revealed that in the next fiscal year NALIS plans to open two more libraries, the first at the Women’s Prison at the Maximum Security Prison in Golden Grove Arouca, and the next at the St Michael’s School for Boys in Diego Martin."