Library Science Training for ‘Pirivena’ Directors
A three-day workshop was held for Pirivena (Buddhist Monastic) Directors at the NILIS, University of Colombo from 2nd to 4th October 2018. It was the first stage of the Formalizing Program of Buddhist Monastic Libraries organized by the Ministry of Education in Sri Lanka and NILIS. Twenty-three participants attended the workshop. Retired Senior Lecturer of NILIS, Mr. P.G. Pemadasa and Mr. Uditha Alahakoon were the resource persons. Certificates were awarded by Director – NILIS, Mr. Prasanna Ranaweera and the Director of the School Library Development Unit of the Ministry of Education. Photos depict the participants engaged with various activities at the NILIS library and the computer laboratory.