The two initiatives - ‘Everyone’s Library’ and ‘Reader to Reader’, align with the Reading Month’s 2021 theme ‘My Family Reads’, and aim to instil and support positive reading habits among children.
The tour offered a comprehensive overview of HoW’s key features – an impressive collection of physical and digital resources including rare books, its multipurpose halls, spaces dedicated for reading, working, hosting events and exhibitions, fabrication laboratories, and an advanced printing facility.
Speaking of stealing books, the novel that comes to mind is ‘The Book Thief’. This is a book about a small girl taking a book that doesn’t belong to her. The book is the undertaker’s book (“Stealing books – the clever and the stupid way,” Sept 25, Gulf Today).
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.
The Kalba Public Library, a subsidiary of Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), has announced its plans to reopen and operate at full capacity beginning on Monday, August 3.
The idea for the "Yemen Reads" campaign is simple — to establish mini-libraries across the city where people can borrow books for free.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, visited the El Escorial Library, St. Jerome Royal Church (or Hieronymus Monastery), several museums,
As part of the yearlong celebrations of Sharjah World Book Capital 2019, and in a bid to promote and instil the habit of reading amongst members of the community, the Sharjah World Book Capital Office (SWBC) has launched the ‘Sharjah Beach Library’ initiative to lure beachgoers into the world of written words.
Valid from April to June 2020, the free access will offer global readers more than six million eBooks and electronic resources in more than 10 languages.