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HISTORY & TRADITIONS - LIBRARIES

Dubai Ruler issues law to set up Mohammed bin Rashid Library

Posted on 20/11/2016

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has issued Law No. 14 of 2016 regarding the establishment of the Mohammed bin Rashid Library and Decree No. 36 of 2016 on the formation of the board of directors of the MBR Library Foundation. The board, to be chaired by Mohammed Ahmed Al Mur, is tasked with drawing up general policies and strategic plans required to deliver the library's objectives. The foundation will run the ...  >>MORE

Zayed Central Library in Al Ain marks International Children's Book Day

Posted on 05/04/2016

The Zayed Central Library in Al Ain celebrated yesterday the International Children's Book Day and the Orphan Day as part of session themed: "Al Ain City .. Eye of Happiness," organised by the UAE Abshar team. Several events were held in the children's hall at the Zayed Central Library in the presence of Salem Mohammed Belrakad Al Ameri, former member of the Federal National Council with the participation of 40 children from orphanage of Emirates Red Crescent. The ceremony included advice and ...  >>MORE

Bodour Al Qasimi inaugurates Maktaba, a new concept of bookshops to promote reading among children

Posted on 05/03/2016

In keeping with World Book Day, the first branch of Maktaba, a-first-of-its-kind bookshop for children and young adults in the UAE, was inaugurated on Thursday in Al Qasba by Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), Founder and CEO of Kalimat Group. Maktaba is a bookshop that houses both a library and a cafe under the same roof. It aims to introduce a new concept of how children and young adults can enjoy reading, and ...  >>MORE

Mohammed bin Rashid library launched

Posted on 02/02/2016

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum launched yesterday, in presence of H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, an Dh 1 billion project to build the largest library in the region. The seven-storey, one million square feet Mohammed bin Rashid Library will be built in Al Jaddaf area. It is scheduled to open in 2017 and will house more than 4.5 million books and include several areas for ...  >>MORE

ADM opened three public libraries in 2015, will open two more in 2016

Posted on 11/01/2016

The Abu Dhabi City Municipality, ADM, made a number of landmark achievements in 2015 through its Community Services Division in the fields of communicating with the community and capitalising on social events in collaboration with strategic partners. The Municipality has held 31 different events, 4 forums and 12 councils with residents of suburban areas to listen to their views and identify their needs with the aim of improving facilities and services offered to them. Such events underline ...  >>MORE

DEWA opens its libraries to all students to improve their reading skills

Posted on 28/09/2015

To support the Arab Reading Challenge, the largest Arab project to encourage reading among students in the Arab world, launched by Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has opened its private libraries to all students to encourage the young generation to cultivate the habit of reading. Under the new initiative, more than one million students will commit to reading 5 million books ...  >>MORE

Dubai Public Library records strong turn-out for summer programme

Posted on 25/08/2015

The Dubai Public Library, DPL, has announced there was record-high interest from the community for its annual summer programme this year. Held under the theme, "Be Creative, Be Innovative", the programme featured a wide array of educational and entertainment experiences for children aged 6 to 12 years through workshops, interactive activities, training sessions, and competitions to enrich the learning experiences of children during summer. In all, DPL hosted over 160 workshops with 400 ...  >>MORE

National Archive signs agreement with BP Archive on UAE documents

Posted on 21/08/2015

LONDON: UAE National Archive has signed an agreement with British Petroleum (BP), allowing it to access documents and records about the Emirate in the company's archive. The agreement, signed on the directives of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the National Archive, grants the National Archive a 10-year exclusive access to all documents in the PB archive about the UAE. The company's documents and records relating ...  >>MORE

National Archive signs agreement to renovate Napoleon Museum's library

Posted on 17/08/2015

ELBA ISLAND, ITALY: Under the directives of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, the National Archive (NA), which is affiliated to the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, has signed an agreement to execute renovation work at the library of the Napoleon museum in the Italian Island of Elba. The agreement was signed by the NA Director General, Dr. Abdulla Mohammed Al Reyes, and the director of the Museum, along with the ...  >>MORE

National Archives to launch the region's breakthrough digital project to archive government websites

Posted on 10/08/2015

The National Archives will next year launch the first-ever digital initiative in the region to archive, preserve and classify websites and social media accounts of UAE government bodies. Dr. Abdulla El Reyes, Director-General of the National Archives, said the vital multi-phase project constitutes an important part of the UAE's rich, valuable memory. 'By launching this project, the UAE will be among the first countries in the world after the National Archives and Records Administration of the ...  >>MORE

Libraries becoming feature of Abu Dhabi landscape due to public demand

Posted on 08/08/2015

In five years, Abu Dhabi has gone from having no public libraries in the emirate to being the regional leader in promoting reading habits. Since 2012, a partnership between Abu Dhabi Municipality, National Library, Tourism and Culture Authority and the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development led to the establishment of three libraries at public beaches and parks. Plans for four new libraries are afoot and these, as well as the three beach and park libraries, are in addition to ...  >>MORE

Public library opens on Abu Dhabi’s Corniche beach

Posted on 11/04/2014

For many sun lovers there is nothing nicer than laying on a beach and relaxing with a good book. But what happens when you open your beach bag and realise you have left your book at home? Well, if that occurs while you are at the Abu Dhabi Corniche do not despair because now you have a whole library of books to choose from. The public library on the Abu Dhabi Corniche was officially opened on Thursday, to the delight of beach goers. "We've been waiting for it to open for a year,” said ...  >>MORE

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