SPL highlights importance of reading

Date: - Aug 24, 2020

The Sharjah Public Libraries (SPL), an affiliate of the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) organised on Saturday a virtual remote session through the visual communication WEBEX program, highlighting the importance of reading in treating anxiety and depression.
During the session, the trainer and psychological and family counselor, Hala Al-Ablam has underscored the role of reading in treating many emotional states in humans, stressing that reading can help a person cope with anxiety. She has further highlighted how helpful is reading for depression.
Al-Ablam has also emphasised the parents’ role in encouraging a wide variety of reading activities for their children in their spare time, contributing in promoting the importance of reading.
The Sharjah Public Libraries will organise on Monday at 5 pm, a dialogue session, during which Dr. Fatima Buharon will be hosted.