Libraries

The library is an institution that record and edit the produced information of basic function and make it accessibility, has been resultanted of historical and social requirements when invention of writing and beginning of recorded information.

Today, there are 84 public libraries scattered in most of the cities and towns in Saudi Arabia. Librarians, studying abroad for librarian education, have become the founders of contemporary librarianship in Saudi Arabia. After 1970, The librarians departments in undergraduate and postgraduate education have been opened in Saudi universities.

Depending on the Ministry of Culture and Information in our country, The Public Libraries, The Recreation Libraries, The Literature Clubs are institutions which develop people's reading and researching habits, provide people's sharing ideas and information, constitute source of pluralistic democracy and freedom of thought. Also these libraries are the center of activities, cultural, educational, relaxing and amusing, free and freely beneficial, helps society's social development for every age, every socio-economic level, every level of education.

We are aiming toward making our libraries have the characteristics of the most accurate address to access the information which is needed of in this age, are growing by gaining more meaning.

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