For All Book Readers: List of Public Libraries in Dubai

For All Book Readers: List of Public Libraries in Dubai

Books will always be around. And if you need a quiet place to study, catch up on your reading or finish that report on deadline, walk in to public libraries. Books here are affordable, can be stuffed in a backpack, live on your bookshelf, full of memories of your adventures!

List of Public Libraries in Dubai
List of Public Libraries in Dubai

List of Public Libraries in Dubai

The plush libraries you see in Dubai, started long back in 1963 as a small reading hall built overlooking the Creek. Since then, they have expanded and have more than half-million books lining their shelves. And in case you don’t know about Dubai’s treasure of books near where you live, here is a list of public libraries in Dubai.

Al Ras Library

Overlooking the Dubai Creek, the Al Ras Library is the oldest one in the UAE! Opened in 1963, the Al Ras Library is home to over 100,000 books and 165 periodicals. Also, it has a separate children’s section with a reading hall, audio-visual facilities and an activity room.

Al Ras Library

D85, Baniyas St

Al Ras – Deira District

Dubai, UAE

Ph No. +971 4 2262788

Hor Al Anz Public Library

Situated in Al Nahda near Century Mall, this library is haven of books. Opened in 1989, you can find the different works of fiction and non-fiction.

Hor Al Anz Public Library

16th St, Al Wuheida Road

Dubai, UAE

Phone No. +971 4 515 5271

Al Rashidiya Public Library

Another public library established in 1989 is Al Rashidiya Public Library. One of the oldest, famous for learning camps for kids.

Al Rashidiya Public Library

44th St, Al Rashidiya – Deira District

Dubai – UAE

Phone No. +971 4 2858065

Al Safa Public Library

Beyond a traditional library, the Al Safa Library serves as a dynamic platform where creative people can meet, create, work, research and read. It offers an art gallery, a lounge area, and a children’s library.

Al Safa Library

D92 – Al Wasl St

Jumeira 3

Dubai, UAE

Phone No. +971 4 394 7279

Umm Suqeim Public Library

If you’re near Jumeirah Beach, you can visit the Umm Suqeim public library for a good read.

Umm Suqeim Public Library

770 Jumeirah St

Dubai, UAE

Phone No. +971 4 348 2512

 

 

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