Summer Decluttering!

Summer is the perfect time to take a vacation, unwind and declutter. We have the perfect collection of books to help you organize your life, your priorities and even your closet.

The Life-changing Magic of Tidying by Marie Kondo

Marie Kondo’s bestseller will guide you on your journey to let go of things that clutter you space and mind, while holding onto things that spark joy.

I am Yoga by Susan Verde

The perfect guide for children (and even adults!) on how to calm their mind when the world feels too big and they feel small. Grab your yoga mat, head to the beach with this book and calm your mind till your world feels just the right size.

Summer reads for the young book lovers!

Do your summer plans involve sitting in the sun with your favourite book? We hope so! Check out some exciting, page-turning and fun summer reads for the family from our catalogue.

The Princess and the Peas by Caryl Hart

This book will teach the young members of your family a useful life lesson: eat your vegetables. A fun twist of a traditional story, the book is perfect for reading out loud with children.

The Colour Thief by Gabriel Alborozo

Follow Zot as he steals all the colours from the world but soon realizes the error of his ways. This story will melt your heart and is guaranteed to become an instant favourite.

Unleash your culinary skills this summer!

Whether you plan on camping in your backyard or arranging a barbeque with your family and friends, summer is the perfect time for some experimental cooking. Here are our top picks to give you some ideas for your next barbeque!

Cravings by Chrissy Teigen

Try Chrissy Teigen’s unfussy and accessible recipes and cook delicious food that you and your friends would actually want to eat.

Jamie's Ministry of Food : Anyone Can Learn to Cook in 24 hours

Check out Jamie Oliver’s recipes for wholesome meals that are easy to prep and delicious to eat.

Beat the heat with a cool new skill!

Do you want to make the most of your summer by learning a new skill? We have got you covered. Check out these tutorials from the Hoonuit resource in our Digital Library:

Adobe Animate CC 2018

Learn the basics of animation to design vector graphics, online video, animated Web sites, web apps, rich Internet applications using both the flash player and HTML5 Canvas, and video games.

Creating Digital Portfolios

This is the tutorial for all bourgeoning artist looking for ways to collate and present their digital portfolio. Wow your potential employers with your technical knowledge with the added advantage of staying organized.

WordPress 4.9

Build your own Web site with WordPress 4.9. You can start your own blog to record all your summer travels and adventures. This tool will help you create anything from a simple blog to a business website.

Events

Take a look at some of our upcoming sessions this month and join us for a fun-filled summer!

The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party | Karachi | Lahore

Tiny Tales: The Snail and the Whale | Karachi | Lahore

Painting with Patriotism | An Art Workshop for Children | Karachi | Lahore

Bookish: A Teen Reading Group | Karachi | Lahore

Act Out: A Theatre Workshop for Children | Karachi | Lahore

Tiny Tales: Mataria aur Pataria | Karachi | Lahore

Visit our Events page to see everything that’s happening at the British Council Libraries.

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