QNL Lines Up Inspiring Events to Nurture New Literacies During June
Qatar National Library (QNL) is presenting a series of enlightening and informative events throughout the month of June, which offers insights on parenting, financial and legal literacy, creativity, initiating a book club, and more.
The "Mommy to Be" lecture series, presented by experts and specialists in the field of motherhood, childhood, and health, continues on June 1. "Mommy to Be: Help Me Sleep Through the Night," will explore the positive effects of sleep on a childs overall wellbeing and assist mothers, particularly working mothers, in managing their time.
The second series of the QNL Engage podcasts, titled "The Role of Libraries in Creating an Educated and Cultured Society" kicks off in June.
The first episode on June 4, delves into the importance of financial literacy for the younger generation. Episode 2 on June 11 - "Legal Advice for New Companies" - will shed light on the essential aspects of legal awareness for entrepreneurs and businesses. The third episode, on June 18, will deal with "How to Make AI Accessible".
As part of the "Art of the Book" event series, the Library, in collaboration with the French Embassy and the Institut Francais, presents a fascinating lecture called the "History of Arab Printing in Europe" on June 6. The session will delve into the scholarly and artistic significance of this cross-cultural exchange.
With a focus on families, the Library presents a compelling session on navigating the adolescent years successfully for children with Down syndrome. The online talk on June 7, will be presented in Arabic language. On 8 June, youth from ages 12 to 18 can learn more about "The Six Thinking Hats" - one of the most important methods of creative thinking. Presented in Arabic, the session will reveal the importance of each hat and its characteristics.
Be prepared to be swept away on an enchanting melodic journey by The Philharmonic at the Library: Harmoniemusik for Wind Octet, on June 14 . Experience the beauty of pieces by Rossini, Haydn, Beethoven, and Dvorak as the Philharmonics musicians bring the spirit of the 18th-century court and salons of Europe to life.
Later in the month on June 20, the "How Do I " series of talks will look at how to start a book club, providing valuable insights on launching your own reading circle. It will also include tips on how the Library can provide support by offering a curated list of book club titles available in its collections.