Library Activities

Library Activities

The Abdul Hameed Shoman Public Library Reading Program

As part of its Reading Program, the Abdul Hameed Shoman Public Library hosts reading events, featuring the works of a selection of authors, poets and writers, and including book signing ceremonies, held on the third Wednesday of each month.

Click here to fill in the Book Signing Application Form (As part of the Abdul Hameed Shoman Public Library Reading Program). 

Training Courses and Workshops

In an effort to strengthen the capabilities of its visitors, the Abdul Hameed Shoman Public Library periodically organizes one-day training workshops, as well as other training courses so as to enhance the abilities and skills of individuals and thus, contribute to their development and that of the society as a whole. These workshops are held on the second Saturday of each month, and courses are announced on time.

You can suggest training courses and workshops’ topics, by filling in the Training Workshop Suggestion Form.

Book Club Hosting

The Abdul Hameed Shoman Public Library hosts the activities of Jordanian reading clubs, aimed at promoting reading and interactive cultural discussion on selected books.

Click here to fill in the Reading Club Application Form. 

The Abdul Hameed Shoman Public Library Seminar

The Abdul Hameed Shoman Public Library holds its annual seminar titled "The Library as an Engine of Change", with the participation of international experts from the United States, Europe and Asia to discuss the best adopted practices and successful international models of modern libraries, as well as tackle the changing concepts of the role of libraries in the 21st century..

The Abdul Hameed Shoman Public Library Awards

The Abdul Hameed Shoman Public Library offers its subscribers the “Most Borrowed Book” Award, as a symbolic appreciation and encouragement for readers.