NILAI : USIM Library in collaboration with the Publication Department has successfully organized the 2011 World Book Day on May 26, 2011 at the Library foyer. This celebration was held as a manifestation of the importance of books as the major media in the dissemination and delivery of information resources to all citizens of the world.
Two major events have been held in conjunction with the celebration. The first events are Pertandingan Bercerita Peringkat Sekolah Rendah and Pertandingan Biar Buku Bicara Peringkat Sekolah Menengahthat have been held in the morning. These events aim to nurture talent and interest in reading among students in building a culture of self intellectual.
A total of 3 primary schools and 5 secondary schools have sent representatives to the competition. The schools involved are as follows; SMK Kompleks KLIA, SMK Desa Cempaka, SMK Dato’ Shahardin, SMK Taman Semarak, SMAP Labu, SK Gadong Jaya, SK Desa Cempaka, and SK Dato’ Shahbandar Abu Bakar.
The second event is Wacana Buku Perpustakaan Series II which was held in the afternoon. It was showing Mr. Mohd. Salehudin Sukor to discuss a book entitled “Leadership 360 °” by John C. Maxwel. Then, it was followed by Mrs. Marina Munira Abdul Muttalib dan Mrs. Roslizawati Mohd Ramly who have discussed about their book entitled "Agama-agama di Dunia".