Sunday, January 25, 2009

Umm Suqeim e-library participates in book exhibition

Umm Suqeim e-library participated in a three-day book exhibition held by Al Ithihad Private School recently.

During the exhibition, lectures were also held explaining the role played by libraries and the important services they provide to the public. Knowledge models and the Dubai Municipality Public Libraries Department participation in different fields were showcased in the exhibition.

On the second day, the Public Libraries Department held an electronic cultural contest, in which two groups of students participated. On the third day, a technical workshop was held on making flowers from papers, in addition to display of the art of flower decoration and arrangement using different materials.

Dora Al Hammadi, Head of Umm Suqeim e-library said this participation comes as part of the keenness of the Public Libraries Department on having interaction with educational institutions and also as a reassurance of its role in spreading culture in the society.

Among the visitors to the exhibition were Saeed Al Naboodah, CEO of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority and Jamal Al Shehhi, Executive Director of Dubai International Book Fair for Children's Books in the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Establishment.

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