The National Library of Qatar offers summer activities for children and young adults

Doha: The National Library of Qatar offers summer activities for children, young adults and those interested in research and learning. July highlights include summer camp activities for young adults, the summer reading challenge for children and a conference on the changing image of Arabs in Western cinema and press.

Departure July 1stThe Library, in collaboration with Little Thinking Minds, will organize a summer reading challenge for children aged 7 to 14 to encourage them to read during the summer holidays.

On July 3, the Library invites the public to attend a conference in collaboration with the French Institute of Qatar and the Doha Film Institute, to discuss the evolution of the image of Arabs in cinema and the Western press. The conference will be given by Slimane Zeghidour, Franco-Algerian journalist, writer, researcher for prestigious newspapers and current editor-in-chief of TV5 Monde.

On 4th July, the Library invites new members to an introductory session on Library membership. Attendees will learn about the benefits of library membership, how to use self-borrowing stations, and how to find books and other resources in library collections.

On July the 5th, the Library will offer parents an online session to discuss different ideas and techniques for developing the personal and social skills of their children during the summer holidays. The session will be presented by Fathi Lotfy, clinical consultant at the Leo Kanner Center for Educational Therapy.

The Library will host its third “Young Adult Summer Camp,” featuring a variety of exciting activities for ages 12-18, including “How to Become a Scientist” on July 23, “Learn to Design on Canva” on July 25 , “Career Guidance Book Club” in collaboration with the Qatar Career Development Center on July 27, “Robotics for Young Adults” on July 30, Bullying and its Treatment Methods” and “How to Protect Myself”, in partnership with the Protection and Social Rehabilitation Center on August 1 and 3, “Start, Change and Enjoy” with writer Dr. Mohammed Hussein Al-Enzi on August 2, “Young Engineers” from August 6 to 10 and finally “Young Adults Arts and Crafts” on August 11.
For a complete list of events, visit the Library’s website (www.qnl.qa/en/events).

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