Adopting the adage of Knowledge is Power, the HCT-Sharjah Women’s Library hosted a book fair from November 25-29, 2018, in cooperation with the book distributor Magrudy’s.
Magrudy’s displayed varieties of books ranging from IELTS to Arabic fiction, fashion to exercise, healthy eating, educational toys, and even stationery products.
During the week, students, faculty and staff have taken benefit of 25% flat discount offered by Magrudy’s on books and other items. Moreover, they provided free 15% vouchers, redeemable at Magrudy outlet in Dubai.
SJW students expressed thanks to the Library and Magrudy for bringing Book fair to the campus and requested for more such event in the future.
One student, Amna expressed that she liked the book fair and was amazed to see the variety of books displayed at the book fair table. She wishes that this happens every year in the campus, providing more comic books which are her favorite.
An Engineering student, Moza Rashid Al Shamsi, said: “she was happy to see wonderful books and curious at every title that catches her eyes. She also wants to see more such event in the campus.”
Business student, Mona Jassim Al Balushi, said: “I love books and moreover I could buy at 25% flat discount and 15% vouchers free.”
Another student, Aisha Mansoor Ahmed, said: “it is an excellent initiative from HCT to encourage students to read more books. We as students like this kind of events and hope to see more every year.”
Applied Media faculty, Lamis Mawafi, was happy to buy books and toys for her children and expressed her gratitude to the colleges, Library, and Magrudy’s for providing the material and setting up the book fair in the campus.