Science and culture are the backbone of the progress and building nations
We want the UAE to be a beacon of science and knowledge, just as Andalusia, Granada, Baghdad and other Arab nations were sources of enlightenment and knowledge for centuries.
The key to prosperity will always be knowledge and the key to knowledge will always be reading. The first message from God to Earth will always be ‘Iqra’, or ‘Read’.
Reading opens minds and enhances tolerance, openness and interaction.
The Eight Libraries
The Mohamed bin Rashid Library aims to stand alongside the largest and most famed libraries in the world. Since reading is crucial for the development of knowledge and the very culture of society, the core objective of Mohamed bin Rashid Library is to provide a pleasant and comfortable reading space equipped with the most advanced equipment and technologies and serving all visitors.Read More
The Mohammed bin Rashid Library will host the main headquarters of The International Council for the Arabic Language, which attempts to raise the awareness of the importance of the Arabic language, encouraging its learning, using it in all areas of life and connecting it to other world languages.Read More
The Mohammed bin Rashid Library would focus on maintaining cultural heritage and shedding the light on the crucial role it plays in strengthening our social and cultural values, through establishing a center for the conservation and restoration of old manuscripts, enabling library visitors to see such rare treasures across large screens, in a way that would help preserve them for coming generations.Read More
In addition to providing spaces for reading and spreading content through different channels using different formats, the Mohammed bin Rashid Library will focus on engaging the public through activities, events, campaigns and festivals in order to attract visitors and encourage people to read. Over 100 annual cultural events will be held in addition to educational and cultural festivals. All these events are designed to keep the wider public preoccupied with reading and knowledge.Read More