GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >>

 
  Share

Dubai Public Library participation includes reading and educational activities, in collaboration with Al Maktoum Foundation

Dubai – The United Arab Emirates, 10 January 2017: Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate's dedicated entity for culture, arts and heritage, has announced its support of the ‘We Are With You' forum held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Hamdan Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Al Maktoum Foundation. The forum runs from the 6th to the 13th January 2017.

For the third year running, Dubai Culture will be represented at the event by the Dubai Public Library. The forum aims to support people with disabilities and integrate them into society, by nurturing their talents and abilities while also supporting both young people and productive families. The Authority's participation will include a reading corner, a self-learning corner, an educational games corner, a library cinema corner, and a storytelling corner.

Fahad Al Mamari, Director of Dubai Public Library at Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, commented: “The ‘We Are With You' forum represents an opportunity for us to demonstrate the Authority's commitment to all segments of society, and to further our vision of promoting the Emirate's cultural and artistic scene. We aim to share the love of reading with people from all walks of life via this initiative. In its role as partner to Al Maktoum Foundation and silver sponsor of the event, Dubai Public Library will make significant efforts to promote the forum program, which attracts a wide range of participants, and to help ensure that its objectives are met.”

In addition to Dubai Public Library's activities at the forum, there will be a full range of events including entertainment programs for children, hand crafts, a corner for popular cuisine, and an exhibition for handmade crafts.

The Dubai Public Library network includes eight libraries for adults and another seven for children. Some branches feature multi-purpose halls, classrooms and exhibition spaces, and all branches of the Dubai Public Library are connected via computer systems. This has established close links with other modern libraries, providing access to vast sources of information on a diversity of topics in both Arabic and English.


Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 5832 times
Posted on : Tuesday, January 10, 2017  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Dubai Culture Signs MoU to Provide Reading Opportunities at Dubai Airports
Next Story : The Shah of Indian theatre returns to Dubai – and he's not alone
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
LG Q6 Brings Fullvision Display To New Smartphone Lineup
LG's Connected Technology Puts the World at Your Fingertips During Your Holiday ...
Chaumet est une fête - Chaumet is a feast : High Jewellery Collection HJ 2017
New Collections at Grand Optics for Summer 2017
Elemis new products review
ICONIC Renews Association with Varun Dhawan and Amy Jackson
PUMA Football Launch 23 New Club Kits
Ulysse Nardin Jade “Lionfish”
Chloé eyewear - Vintage inspiration, luxurious details & a seventies feel.
Salvatore Ferragamo Eyewear New Collection
Top Ten in GC for UAE Team Emirates' Meintjes After Stage 12 of Le Tour
UAE among the top spenders globally on beauty products forking out $239 per capi...
SAINT HONORE Charisma Twist is Ideal for the Stylish Lady
True Blue: Kiehl's Beloved Blue Herbal Formula Continues 50 Year Crusade Against Acne
NRI Teenager awarded India's Most Distinctive Global Indians Award
Louis Moinet: Jurassic Watch - A 150-million year heritage on your wrist
Winners of Joyalukkas 60 KG gold, 60 days of winnings announced in last few days...
LG OLED TV Wins Fourth Consecutive CE Week TV Shootout Title
BAUME & MERCIER: A leather with a promising future for Petite Promesse
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority Reports Double-Digit Year-on-Year V...
Chef Tarek Turns on a Cooking Masterclass in Dubai Using Fresh Australian Produce
Half A Million Unskilled Workers Work at Construction Sites in Dubai Urged to Co...
Abu Dhabi Tops Leading UK Travel Firm's “Most Wanted” List for 2017
Bubble lines in mother-of-pearl and superluminova add sparkle to summer
Sadia's Waste Less Campaign Helps 4000 Families Across UAE, KSA and Kuwait
alice + olivia Fall Winter 2017
ADNOC Distribution Opens Seah Al Saram Service Station in Fujairah
Marks & Spencer Launches Back To School Collection - Rule Back to School
Alstom presents to RTA a full size train Mock-up for the Route 2020 project in Paris
Find Your Zen With Yoga at The Green Planet This Summer
Dust allergy should be closely monitored during the summer months
Zadig & Voltaire Fall Winter 2017: Men and Women
JCDecaux Strengthens Its Presence in the Middle East With a New Street Furniture...
Dubai Customs' nursery and Daycare graduates 22 children
Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council Signs Two Cooperation Agreements with A...
TKD Lingerie: Tips for a pain-free swimwear season in style from
Jewel Corner Unveils A Stunning Kiosk In Al Wahda Mall, Abu Dhabi
Real Estate Registration Trustees Offices contribute to the total increase of Du...
B4U Plus Ranked Top Asian Channel in The Middle East
First Cohort of Students Graduates from Emirates Institute for Banking and Finan...
Al-Futtaim Motors launches “Up to 20% Down payment on Us” purchase campaign
Al Maya Group participates in Africa Big 7 Show
Jurassic Watch - A 150-Million Year Heritage on Your Wrist
Abu Dhabi Summer Season Stakeholders Set for Emirate-Wide Programme of Entertainment
‘Dubai Culture' Launches ‘Our Summer is filled with Culture & Arts' 2017 Program...
Beat the heat this summer with the must-have coolers and smoothies by 800 DEGREE...
The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi Offers Football Fans an Epic FIFA Club ...
P&O Ports Agrees Lease Deal for Port de Sète, to serve South of France
‘Better Surprises' promotion from Better Life during Dubai Summer Surprises prov...
Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre Opens Nominations for 5th Edition of Is...