More and more people are becoming a member of public libraries in Dubai. In 2018, the public libraries had a total membership of 24,120 people. An increase of 7% compared to 2017 (22,637 members).


Total visits of the public libraries are also increasing. In 2018, there were 263,777 visitors, an increase of 10% over 2017 (240,246 visitors).

Mohammed bin Rashid Library

The library will occupy an area of 650,000 m² and hold a total of 4.5 million print, electronic and audio books, making it the world’s largest electronic collection and the biggest library in the Arab world.