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The Belize National Library Service and Information System is committed to the promotion of an informed, aware and literate society that fosters our national development and cultural heritage.



December 2015:

Two Belizean patroits celebrating their birthday's in December.


Vivien Andy Palacio (1960-2008). A serious music and cultural activist, Andy Palacio was born in the small southern coastal village of Barranco, Belize, on December 2, 1960. Read more...



Books by Belizeans or about Belize (A-E)




Dame Elmira Minita Gordon, GCMG, GCVO. Born on December 30, 1930, in Belize City Dame Minita Gordon has the distinction of being Belize’s first Governor General from its independence to 1993, being the first woman in a Commonwealth realm to assume that position. Read more...





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                   Leo Bradley Library, Belize City


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