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Our Library is the storehouse for readers, learners, and lovers of books and knowledge. It is one of the largest public libraries in the region. A haven for our passionate readers and learners, offering all-kinds of books for you to dive into.

A dynamic place of learning and activity. Our library is designed to foster individual and collaborative learning while nurturing a love of reading, discovery and the pursuit of knowledge.

In Our Library

Discovery and the pursuit of knowledge

We have one of the largest public libraries in the region, with a collection of over 270,000 titles in Arabic and English intuitively arranged across four floors and covering an extraordinary range of themes, topics and genres. We have something for everyone, whatever your age and interests.

Ithra Library has a wide array of electronic materials in Arabic and English, including audio books and e-books, with more resources to come. The library’s collection is 60% Arabic and 40% English and is available to be enjoyed in the library or at home.

In addition to the best workspaces in the Eastern Province, the library also hosts book signings and special talks by prominent local and international guests, story times for children, literary competitions and oral history sessions.

Ithra Library is the cradle of the iRead national reading competition, a flagship Ithra program that has attracted more than 70,000 participants from all educational levels since 2014.

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