Today's post is a virtual field trip to the Children's Book Museum in The Hague, just a short bicycle ride from my house. This is my second trip to the museum to research #DutchKidLit for this month of posts, with the goal of learning more about the connections between early childhood Dutch books and the … Continue reading #DutchKidLit – Virtual Field Trip to the “I Am Frog” and “ABC with the Animals and Me” Exhibits at the Children’s Book Museum
#QATARILITMONTH: Libraries and Librarians!
The Tradition of Librarians in Qatar QNL Previous Heritage Library In Qatar, libraries were always a fundamental part of each home. In each salah, the Qatari living room, you would find books, videotapes, magazines and a large calendar with prayer times and Hijri dates. Having a library in your home meant securing a knowledge repository … Continue reading #QATARILITMONTH: Libraries and Librarians!
#QATARILITMONTH: Diversity in the Eyes of a Public Librarian at Qatar National Library
Visitors at Qatar National Library How diverse can diversity mean? It looks different to different people and organizations. Attitude towards it are different to different people. Organizations adjust, approach, and sustain it differently. Here are some statements that I find resemble how I see it as a public librarian who discerns the library profession is tailor-made to see diversity as an asset, opportunity, and a natural part of the institution. “To put it simply, diversity can be … Continue reading #QATARILITMONTH: Diversity in the Eyes of a Public Librarian at Qatar National Library