National Library's plans during Book Week
Publish Date : Monday 1 November 2010 - 17:42
The Book Week plans of the National Library and Archives of the Islamic Republic of Iran have been announced. Holding Quranic manuscripts fair and training courses are some of the programs during the period.
According to the public relations office of the National Library and Archives of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hamed Yari, general manager of the international affairs and public relations of the organization, said ten programs have been arranged by the organization to be pursued during the week in Iran which begins from 14 to November 21, 2010.
The documents exhibition of books and libraries showcasing Quranic manuscripts for a week is one of the main programs arranged by the National Library and Archives of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Yari said.
Advisor to the organization's manager went on to say that a specialized ceremony will also be held on the fifth day of the week to praise the best bookkeepers.
Moreover, a number of free training workshops meant to be attended by the library's members will also run during the week, he added.
He further stressed the need to engage children with books and book reading habits and stated that the library has also planned to address this issued by arranging workshops for 10 to 15-year-old children in the presence of the their parents.
Besides, an internet-based site will be launched about Iran and Islam in English.
The 10th ceremony celebrating manuscripts' devotees will be held during the week as one of the major programs of the National Library and Archives of the Islamic Republic of Iran, he stated.
This will be the 18th edition of Book Week of the Islamic Republic of Iran.