Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL):Public Library in Dubai: Open timing, Entrance fee, How to borrow / lend books?

Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL):Public Library in Dubai: Open timing, Entrance fee, How to borrow / lend books?

Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) in Dubai: Largest Library, Cultural centre in MENA region

Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, the largest library in the middle east has opened on August 2020, according to sources. The 66,000 square metre World class library will have the following facilities:

  • Information Centre
  • Arabic Library
  • Popular Library
  • Children’s Library
  • Family Library
  • International Library
  • Media Library publications visual and auditory
  • Internet services
  • Young Adult Library
  • Study Rooms
  • Conference Rooms
  • Free WIFI
  • Male and female prayer rooms are located in the basement.
  • Around 300 shaded car parks
  • Pepper Robots which clarifies the questions about the library, get direction, read stories to children etc

Official website:

Opening Hours: Saturday to Thursday: 9 am to 9 pm, Friday: 2 pm to 9 pm and Sunday: closed

Entrance fee, How to reach, How to borrow / lend books?

How to book your tickets to visit Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) in Dubai?

  1. Book your tickets here
  2. Select the date and time
  3. Select your ticket (Cancellation available)

Who can enter the library?

  • Children above 5 years and all adults can enter

How to become a member in Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) Dubai?

  1. Visit
  2. Create account / register
  3. Enter your name, valid email id, phone number
  4. Enter Emirates ID number
  5. Select your nationality
  6. Select your Gender
  7. Select your date of birth
  8. Sign up to register a new account to access the membership

How to borrow / lend books?

Members can borrow books and return via self checked kiosks / smart shelves which is located in the ground floor.


What’s inside?

  • Library’s exhibition and discover a wide collection of rare books and manuscripts
  • Discover a wide variety of dictionaries, encyclopaedias and other resources
  • Indulge your inner book worm and find the perfect spot to read, research or study
  • Treasures of the Library
  • Conference and Meeting Rooms
  • Digitisation Lab
  • Exhibitions
  • Gift Shop
  • Information Centre
  • Reading Spaces
  • Study Rooms
  • The Amphitheatre
  • The Languages Garden
  • The Theatre
  • Library Café

Library collections:

  • The General Library
  • The Young Adults Library
  • The Children’s Library
  • The Maps and Atlases Library
  • The Media and Arts Library
  • The Business Library
  • The Emirates Library
  • The Information Centre
  • The Periodicals Library
  • Private Collections Library
  • Treasures of the Library

  Address: Al Khail Road Al Jaddaf, near to the Creek Metro Station next to Dubai Creek

Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) Dubai Customer Care Phone number

Call Centre: 800MBRLAE (800627523)


Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) Lost and Found:

Map: View Google direction here.

How to reach Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (MBRL) in Dubai by bus, metro, abra?

Bus no: C04 which stops at the Creek Metro station. From there take 5 to 10 minutes walk

Metro: Creek Metro station

Abra: An airconditioned abra (water taxi) connects Dubai Festival City Marine Station with Al Jaddaf Marine Station, which is 20 minutes walk or 5 minutes taxi ride from the library building.

Library Cafe:

Located in  Ground Floor of the building, to the left of the main entrance.

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