Folk tales, book club and creative writing among 33 events hosted by Sharjah Libraries this month

Sharjah: Sharjah Libraries, a branch of the Sharjah Book Authority, held 33 events and workshops during the month of August.

During these events, sessions are held in six branches of Sharjah Libraries, in Khorfakkan, Al Dhaid, Wadi Al Helou, Dibba Al Hisn, Kalba and Sharjah City. The programs focus on developing the skills and knowledge of children, youth, government employees, parents and the general public.

Recently, a series of workshops held virtual topics on how to become a conscious consumer. A panel discussion on Emirati Women’s Day (August 28) will take place soon, along with a discussion on folk tales. Additionally, a Writers’ Forum dialogue will host Emirati author Zayed Al Marzouqi.

Other activities during the month include a children’s book club, as well as expert-led conversations on the keys to good mental health; as well as a workshop called artistic experiences. Earlier this month, Sharjah Libraries held several workshops and activities as part of its program to enable members of the UAE community, especially children, to spend their summer holidays in activities lucrative.

“Lifelong process”

Iman Bushalibi, Director of Sharjah Libraries, said: “We have always been focused on providing children with new creative opportunities and learning experiences, as these are essential to enriching their intellect and personality throughout their lives. of their years of development. The summer break provides us with the perfect opportunity to engage them in meaningful activities. This year our program is comprehensive and also targets parents and Sharjah government employees, as learning and skill development is a lifelong process.