A general view of a library in Sharjah.
The activities, which saw the participation of children and youth, employees of a number of government institutions, parents and the public, aimed at providing participants with new professional and technical expertise and skills.
Iman Bushalibi, Director of Sharjah Public Libraries, said the Sharjah public libraries adopt a programme of intensive activities and events to enhance the role of libraries during the summer vacation with the aim of contributing to providing learning opportunities that enable children, youth and employees, to benefit from their leisure time and to gain new knowledge. "To achieve this goal, Sharjah Public Libraries was keen to host trainers, experts and specialised writers who shared their experiences and expertise, and addressed various topics that attracted different segments and group ages, and this is what we sought when developing a programme of activities during this summer."
While over two million visitors graced the fair, the last eleven days saw the power of the written word rise to glorious heights. Specifically, in the very year that Sharjah is the Book Capital of the World.
The Smart Locker service uses radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology that allows members to use their Emirates ID or SPL’s membership cards to collect and return books.
45 qualified experts from 14 countries to present spectacular theatrical shows and musicals and host science and creative workshops.
In a powerful demonstration of global solidarity, governments, businesses, investors and philanthropies have announced over $57 billion (Dhs200 billion) across the climate agenda in just the first four days of COP28.
Masdar City hopes to set a new industry standard for houses of worship in the region through an innovative design that blends environmental protection with cultural heritage and community building.
Coinciding with the UAE’s hosting of COP28, the CBUAE, in cooperation with the COP28 Presidency, on Sunday organised an event to facilitate global climate finance solutions and progress towards a sustainable future.