20 ‘children of determination’ visit Mohammed Bin Rashid library in Dubai


A number of officials and employees from the Mohammed Bin Rashid library welcome the group.

A group of twenty children from Senses Residential and Day Care for Special Needs (Senses) visited the Mohammed Bin Rashid library, Dubai’s latest beacon of culture and learning.

During their maiden visit to the library, the children presented a painting of the new building. It was created by 30 children from Senses alongside artist Snehita Gehlot and took 4 days to complete.

A number of officials and employees from the Mohammed Bin Rashid library, led by Dr Mohammed Salem Al Mazrouei, member of the Board of Trustees of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum library, welcome the group.

The children stopped at the “Children’s library,” which has beautifully designed areas for reading and playing, as well as a space for various interactive activities that contribute to expanding the knowledge and learnings of the younger generations. The children’s library offers a variety of books and publications targeting children of determination, such as audio books and “Braille” books.

The tour at the Children’s library was an opportunity for the group to interact within a spacious space that combines learning and fun, integrating the experiences of paper books and advanced technology by browsing the digital versions that are designed and presented in an attractive way.

Dr Al Mazrouei said, “We are pleased to receive the Senses Residential and Day Care for Special Needs delegation, which included a group of the centre’s students. We introduced them to the Mohammed Bin Rashid library and the variety of libraries and services we have, including audio and Braille books and all the special services and facilities designed for people of determination to the highest standards.

“The library is equipped with the latest technologies and tools that help integrate people of determination into the public life and empower them through providing them with access to wide variety of books and resources,” he added.

Dr Nadia Khalil Al Sayegh, Director-General of the Senses Residential and Day Care for Special Needs (Senses), said, “The Mohammed Bin Rashid library is an embodiment of the vision of our inspiring leader, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. He considers investing in the nation’s people as an essential element in achieving sustainable development. The library is an intellectual hub that incubates culture, creativity, initiatives and knowledge projects, while ensuring that every segment of society can benefit from its vast collections.”

The tour, led by Khawla Al Sayegh, Deputy Executive Director of the Centre, witnesses the participation of Farhan Shahid, Director of Projects Development, and Dr Ismaeil Abdo, Educational Supervisor, in addition to a number of medical and educational specialists from the Centre’s team.



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