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HISTORY

History of Sharjah Library

Sharjah Public Library dates back to the year 1925 where it was founded as a private library by Sheikh Sultan bin Saqr Al Qasimi - ruler of Sharjah then (1924 - 1951) in Al Hisn—Sharjah Fort and named it [Al Qasimia Library]. Sheikh Saqr bin Sultan Al Qasimi inherited Al Qasimia Library in 1951. It remained in Al-Hisn— until the year 1956, where it was transferred to a new location, built in Al Hisn Square, named Al Mudhif— The host. Then the library moved to Sheikh Khalid bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, and finally to His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah. In 1980, it was transferred to the upper floor of Sharjah’s Africa Hall under the name of [Sharjah Library]. I again relocated in the Cultural Centre, then in 1998, it was moved to the university city.

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About The
Sharjah Book Authority

A Lifelong Love of Learning There’s a story about His Highness Sheikh Doctor Sultan Bin Mohammed Al-Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah. When Sheikh Sultan was a boy his father, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Saqr Al Qasimi (may God grant him mercy,) gave him a golden dagger as a gift. Now, Sheikh Sultan had a deep reverence for books. So much so that at 12 years old he mortgaged that dagger, that priceless family heirloom, to buy books.

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Toll Free Number: 800READ (7323) Telephone: +971(6)516–6888 Fax: +971(6)516–6866 Email: shjlib@shjlib.gov.ae

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