QASR AL WATAN LIBRARY

The library is located within Qasr Al Watan, one of the few presidential headquarters in the world that has opened its doors to the public and an important destination within the cultural landscape of Abu Dhabi.
Qasr Al Watan Library reflects UAE Vision 2021, which supports the knowledge economy to promote and sustain development through investment in minds and human resources. The Library is a unique addition to the public library network in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, which provides sources of knowledge through the latest technologies and techniques. 

Date of opening: March 2019
No. of titles: Over 50,000
Type of books or specialties: All specialties
Language of available books: Arabic and English
Contact & Email: 02-6576295
qasralwatanlibrary@dctabudhabi.ae

Al Ras Al Akhdar, Inside Qasr Al Watan
Daily 11am-8pm

KHALIFA PARK LIBRARY

This public library contains selected collections covering a range of academic topics in both Arabic and English, comprising of more than 50,000 titles. The library is also home to a range of periodicals, including weekly and monthly general magazines as well as scientific and specialized journals.

Date of opening:

July 2013
No. of titles: Over 50,000
Type of books or specialties: All specialties
Language of available books: Arabic and English
Activities & Events: Children’s storytelling, book signings, art displays, National Day, Back-to-School Event
Contact & Email: 02-6576182
02-6576034
02-6576024
02-6576203
Khalifaparklibrarygroup@dctabudhabi.ae

Inside Khalifa Park
Sunday to Thursday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

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AL-BAHIA LIBRARY

The library includes 18,385 titles in both Arabic and English, in addition to specialized journals and audio-visual material. E-books, periodicals and other materials are also available, with an emphasis on children's books and young adult novels.

Date of opening: 2012
No. of titles: Over 25,000
Type of books or specialties: All specialties
Language of available books: Arabic and English
Activities & Events: Children's storytelling, book signings, art displays, National Day, Back-to-School Event
Contact & Email: 02-6576074
02-6576118
02-6576120
AlBahyaLibraryStaff@DCTAbuDhabi.ae

Al-Bahia Park - Al-Bahia Area
Sunday to Thursday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

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AL-MARFA LIBRARY

The library holds 20,223 titles in total, including books and references as well as collections of Arabic and foreign language periodicals. Al-Marfa Library is a newly established resource for researchers and scholars in the area and was established as a result of collaboration with civil society organizations represented by ADCO.

Date of opening: October 2013
No. of titles: Over 25,000
Type of books or specialties: All specialties
Language of available books: Arabic and English
Services provided: Lending, Internet, sales, children's section, study retreats, meeting room (to run activities).
Contact & Email: 02-6576014
02-6576047
02-6576015
AlMarfaLibrary@dctabudhabi.ae

Al Marfa City
Sunday to Thursday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Zayed Central Library

Date of opening: 2016
No. of titles: Over 70,000
Type of books or specialties: All specialties
Language of available books: Arabic and English
Services provided: Lending, Internet, sales, children's section, study retreats, meeting room (to run activities).
Contact & Email: 03-7118266
03-7118265
03-7118270
alain-library@tcaabudhabi.ae

Al Ain, next to Sulaimi Park
Sunday to Thursday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

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Al Wathba Library

Date of opening: April 2017
No. of titles: Over 35,000
Type of books or specialties: All specialties
Language of available books: Arabic and English
Services provided: Lending, Internet, sales, children's section, study retreats, meeting room (to run activities).
Contact & Email: 02-6976425
02-6576016
02-6576023
AlWathbaLibrary@dctabudhabi.ae

Al Wathba Park, Al Wathba Area
Sunday to Thursday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm