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HISTORY

Important dates in the development of Brunei Language and Literature Bureau library.

  • 1963

The library of Brunei Language and Literature Bureau was established in accordance to the approval and Government Secretary circular letter no. 36/1962, Section 4(1-d-ii). This library was temporarily located at the Education Department Building, and became as a reference centre.

  • 1 June 1963

Awang Kamaruddin bin Haji Omar from Malaysia was appointed as Library Officer.

  • 1 January 1965

Brunei Language and Literature Bureau was announced as a government institution.

  • 29 September 1965

The foundation stone laying ceremony for Language and Literature Bureau  new building was officiated by His Highness Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan Sir Muda Omar Ali Saifuddin Sa’adul Khairi Waddien.

  • 24 August 1967

The Brunei Language and Literature building in Jalan Elizabeth II was used for the first time. In the early stage, the library was opened only to its officers and staff of the department.

  • 29 September 1968

The Brunei Language and Literature building in Jalan Elizabeth II was officiated by Yang Teramat Mulia Seri Paduka Duli Pengiran Pemancha Shahibul Rae’ Wal-Mashuarah Pengiran Muda Haji Mohd. Alam.

  • 1968

Miss Thelma T. Salazar from Philiphine was appointed as the Chief Librarian.

  • 21 November 1968

The library section opened its services to the public. Only reference services were introduced and provided.

  • 6 June 1970

The Mobile Library began its first service at Sekolah Rendah Sengkurong.

  • 8 August 1970

The launching of the first Mobile Library Services at Kampung Sengkurong by The Honourable Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Wangsa Awang Mohd Salleh bin Haji Masri, the Community Commissioner.

  • 1 September 1971

The Brunei Language and Literature Library played its main role as a first Public Library in this country. It provides the borrowing and reference services, as well as mobile library.

  • 14 July 1975

The library branch in Kuala Belait town was located at the second floor, Community Hall Building, Jalan Bunga Raya, Kuala Belait (former location of the Information and Broadcasting Department Reading Room).

  • 1 September 1975

The library branch in Tutong was located at Jalan Enche Awang, Tutong town (former location of the Information and Broadcasting Department Reading Room).

  • 8 December 1975

The library branch in Temburong was located at Pekan Bangar Shopping Building, Temburong (former location of the Information and Broadcasting Department Reading Room).

  • 12 February 1977

The library branch in Seria was located at Jalan Bunga Melor, Seria (former location of the Information and Broadcasting Department Reading Room).

  • 16 February 1978

The library branch in Temburong was temporarily transferred to Bangar Baru, just across the Temburong river.

  • 19 June 1986

The Brunei Language and Literature Library in Belait District was officiated by Yang Teramat Mulia Paduka Seri Pengiran Anak Puteri Hajah Masna Binti Kebawah DYMM Maulana Paduka Seri Begawan Sultan Jeneral Sir Muda Omar Ali Saifuddin Sa’adul Khairi Waddien.

  • 8 August 1988

The launching of ‘Group Borrowing System’ at Sekolah Rendah Kampung Saba Darat.

  • 23 May 1989

The library branch in Temburong was temporarily transferred to Bumiputera Shopping Complex, Temburong.

  • 1989

THE DEVELOPMENT OF SERVICES

    • ADMINISTRATION
    • PROCUREMENT
    • CATALOGUE
    • BORROWING
    • EXTENSION
    • INFORMATION AND REFERENCE SERVICES
  • 1990

Brulinet was established.

  • 28 February 1990

The Language and Literature Bureau Library in Seria was officially opened by the Honorable Dato Paduka Awang Haji Selamat bin Munap, Deputy Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport.

  • 21 July 1992

The Language and Literature Bureau Library in Tutong was officially opened by His Majesty Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaullah Ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddin Sa’adul Khairi Waddien.

  • 1993

Libraries in all the four districts were upgraded as District Libraries.

  • 22 July 1993

The new library building of Language and Literature Bureau in Temburong was opened to public.

  • 13 May 2004

The Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of Language and Literature Bureau  Library in Muara which was officiated by The Honourable Pehin Orang Kaya Digadong Seri Lela Dato Seri Paduka (Dr.) Haji Awang Hussain bin Pehin Orang Kaya Digadong Seri Diraja Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Mohd Yusof, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport.

  • 26 July 2004

The Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of Language and Literature Bureau  Library in Pandan, Belait District was officiated by The Honourable Pehin Orang Kaya Digadong Seri Lela Dato Seri Paduka (Dr.) Haji Awang Hussain bin Pehin Orang Kaya Digadong Seri Diraja Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Mohd Yusof, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport.

  • 8 December 2005

The Opening Ceremony for Language and Literature Bureau Library in Muara by The Honourable Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Dewa Major General (R) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Awang Mohammad bin Haji Daud, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport.

  • 19 December 2005

The Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of Language and Literature Bureau  Library in Lambak Kanan was officiated by The Honourable Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Dewa Major General (R) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Awang Mohammad bin Haji Daud, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport.

  • 3 May 2006

The Kampung Pandan Library in Belait District was officiated by The Honourable Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Dewa Major General (R) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Awang Mohammad bin Haji Daud, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport.

  • 22 November 2006

The Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of Language and Literature Bureau Library at Kampung Sengkurong was carried out by The Honourable Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Dewa Major General (R) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Awang Mohammad bin Haji Daud, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport.

At Sengkurong Library.

  • 18 March 2008

The Lambak Kanan Library was officiated by by The Honourable Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Dewa Major General (R) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Awang Mohammad bin Haji Daud, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport.

  • 23 March 2008

The launching of the Reading Corner at Rumah Panjang Mendaram Besar, Labi II, Mukim Labi, Belait by Awang Haji Ahmad bin Haji Abd Rahman, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport.

  • 5 June 2008

The Handing Over and ‘Menepung Tawar’ Ceremony to the new bus of  Language and Literature Bureau Mobile Library Services by The Honourable Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Dewa Major General (R) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Awang Mohammad bin Haji Daud, the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport.

  • 4 August 2008

The launching of the Reading Corner at Rumah Panjang Sibut, Temburong by Dr. Mataim, Director of Language and Literature Bureau, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport.

  • 24 August 2008

The Silver Jubilee of Story Telling Competition at national level. The guest of honour, Dato Paduka Haji Jemat bin Haji Ampal, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport.

  • 20 May 2009

The Bestowal Ceremony of Books by Her Royal Highness Princess Pengiran Anak Puteri ‘Azemah Ni’matul Bolkiah binti Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah and Her Royal Highness Princess Pengiran Anak Puteri Fadzilah Lubabul Bulqiah binti Kebawah Duli Yang Maha Mulia Paduka Seri Baginda Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah at Sengkurong Library of Language and Literature Bureau.

  • 9 June 2009

The Launching of the Reading Corner at Rumah Panjang Amo, Temburong by Awang Matusin bin Orang Kaya Sura Haji Tuba, Temburong District Officer.

  • 13 May 2010

The official visit of Dato Paduka Awang Haji Jemat bin Haji Ampal, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports to Language and Literature Bureau Library in Lambak Kanan.

  • 15 May 2010

The official visit of Awang Haji Morni bin Haji Mohammad, Permanent Secretary of the Prime Minister Office to Language and Literature Bureau  Library in Sengkurong.

  • 7 June 2010

The official visit of The Honourable Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Suyoi bin Haji Osman, The Minister of Development Brunei Darussalam to Language and Literature Bureau Library in Lambak Kanan.

  • 30 June 2010

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam consented to visit the  Lambak Kanan Library in conjunction with the House Keys Presentation Ceremony under the National Housing Scheme (RPN) and the Landless Indigenous Housing Scheme (STKRJ) in Kampung Rimba, Kampung Tungku and Kampung Madang of Brunei Muara District.

  • 16 December 2010

The Launching of the Reading Corner at Balai Ibadat Dayang Hajah Aminah at Kampung Long Mayan, Tutong carried out by Awang Haji Ismail bin Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Setia Dato Paduka Haji Hashim, Deputy Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports.

  • 29 January 2011

The Launching Ceremony of a One Stop Mobile Library Services of Language and Literature Bureau at Sekolah Kesuma Mekar, Kampung Rimba Gadong by Pengiran Dato Paduka Haji Mustapha bin Pengiran Metassan, the Chairman Board of Directors of Kesuma Mekar Cooperation.

  • 12 February 2011

The Launching Ceremony of a One-Stop Mobile Library Services of Language and Literature Bureau at the Al-Islah Centre, Narcotic Control Bureau, Jalan Kerakas Payau, Kampung Kupang, Tutong. The ceremony was carried out by Awang Haji Roslan bin Haji Suhaili, Assistant Director, Commandant of Al-Islah Centre, Narcotic Control Bureau.

  • 15 January 2011

The Launching Ceremony of a One-Stop Mobile Library Services of Brunei Language and Literature Bureau at Kasat Religious School which was officiated by Ustazah Hajah Hinah binti Haji Saban, Islamic Studies Officer of Brunei IV, Department of Islamic Studies, Ministry of Religious Affairs, Brunei Darussalam.

  • 16 January 2012

The Launching Ceremony of a Reading Corner at Semabat Long House, Temburong which was officiated by Awang Haji Ismail bin Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Setia Dato Paduka Haji Hashim, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, Brunei Darussalam.

  • 17 January 2012

The Launching Ceremony of a One-Stop Mobile Library Services of Brunei Language and Literature at Perpindahan Kampung Bukit Beruang II Primary School, of Tutong II Zone by Dayang Hajah Nortijah binti Haji Mohd. Hassan, Acting Director of Brunei Language and Literature Bureau, Ministry of Culture Youth and Sports, Brunei Darussalam.

  • 18 February 2012

The Launching Ceremony of a One-Stop Mobile Library Services at Sekolah Rendah Orang Kaya Ali Wanika Setia Diraja Kupang, Tutong 1 by launched by Dayang Hajah Aminah binti Haji Momin, Director of Brunei Language and Literature Bureau, Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, Brunei Darussalam.

  • 10 March 2012

The Launching Ceremony of a One-Stop Mobile Library Services at Sekolah Rendah Rimba II, Brunei III by Pengiran Sarah binti Pengiran Haji Kamaluddin, Acting Chief Director of Education, Ministry of Education, Brunei Darussalam.

  • 26 March 2012

The Members of Board of Directors of the Public Library of Kelantan visited the Library of Brunei Language and Literature Bureau.

  • 23 April 2012

The Launching of the Library Website in conjunction of the World’s Book Day by Dayang Hajah Aminah binti Haji Momin, Director of Language and Literature Bureau, Brunei Darussalam.

  • 15 May 2012

The Launching Ceremony of a One-Stop Mobile Library Services at Sekolah Kindycare, Jalan Maulana Kuala Belait by Awang Haji Sahari bin Haji Nassar, Chief Library of Language and Literature Bureau, Ministry of Culture Youth and Sports, Brunei Darussalam.