The United Arab Emirates, represented by its wise leadership, pays special attention to the cultural and educational aspects, and this is evident through educational and scientific institutions, luxury libraries and other destinations that form part of society’s awareness and the development of the state. It believes that culture is a symbol of the nation’s elevation and superiority over other nations.
In today’s article, we will highlight one of the largest Arab libraries that everyone is eagerly awaiting to open, the Mohammed bin Rashid Library Dubai, which is considered one of the most important cultural, educational and tourist destinations alike.
“The human mind is the centerpiece of development, and the book is the tool for renewing this mind, and a nation cannot grow without a renewed mind and a living cognitive spirit.” His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, may God protect him and protect him.
The prestigious Mohammed bin Rashid Library
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Information
The Mohammed bin Rashid Library is a huge library with an area of more than one million square feet, or approximately 66,000 square meters, and an investment value of up to one billion dirhams. It is known for its impressive architectural designs and its unique location. It takes the form of an open book and is located on the banks of Dubai Creek.
This great edifice was launched under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai “may God protect him”, to be a meeting place for intellectuals and science lovers, as it will provide them with 1.5 million printed books, 2 million e-books and one million audio books! The Mohammed bin Rashid Smart Library is scheduled to open in 2020, and it is expected to leave a cultural imprint that will not be matched.
This wonderful library will add a modern and new concept to the concept of the book, and will attract all segments of society to illuminate their path with its lofty goals, and this was confirmed by Engineer Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality, who said: “The new Library relies heavily on harnessing modern technology in the field of Researching and communicating its knowledge and sciences, and it will be a global reference in the Arabic language, and a destination in tracking the scientific impact of all specialists, scientists, intellectuals, writers, people with different talents, poets and science students, and it will also be an incubator for publishers.”
Sections of the prestigious Mohammed bin Rashid Library
The new Library includes many facilities and various sections of specialized libraries, laboratories and other facilities and rooms, the most prominent of which include the following:
- Children’s Library
- Youth Library
- Family library
- Business Library
- Arabic Library
- World Library
- Modern Library
- Multimedia Library
- The library of Al Maktoum holdings, rare books and articles
- Library of Atlases and Maps
- Digital Lab
- Laboratory of book preservation, collection, processing and management of materials
- Digital Transformation Lab
- Information Center
- Meeting and Conference Rooms
- Study Rooms
- Huge Theater
- Multiple areas for open reading
It is also worth noting that the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Jaddaf Library is based on 6 main pillars, namely:
- Main Library and Specialized Libraries
- Encourage Reading
- Publish Content
- Authoring and Translation Support
- Arabic Language Protection
- Preserving the Cultural Heritage
Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Location
The Smart Library is located in the Dubai Creek, specifically in the Al Jaddaf area.
If you have any inquiries about the working hours of the Library and its most important activities and effectiveness, you can contact the following number # 2025 222 04