The Dubai Public Library, DPL, has announced there was record-high interest from the community for its annual summer programme this year.
Held under the theme, "Be Creative, Be Innovative", the programme featured a wide array of educational and entertainment experiences for children aged 6 to 12 years through workshops, interactive activities, training sessions, and competitions to enrich the learning experiences of children during summer. In all, DPL hosted over 160 workshops with 400 participants over the course of the summer.
DPL, owned and managed by the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, said that it is committed to facilitating the collection of and public access to Dubai's literary heritage for all audiences by fostering an understanding and appreciation of literary culture, and encouraging access to these resources through efficient services and state-of-the-art technology.
Library officials thanked the ongoing support from children, parents, partners, and the various government entities for their encouraging efforts in making this year's programme the most successful to date.