We strive to foster a life-long love of reading, and to connect children with the arts, technology, and each other in ways that will enrich their lives and help realise their dreams.
We offer something for everyone with our unique programmes.
Services shaped by the needs and aspirations of the community. A place to connect and exchange, learn and create, ignite conversations and passions.
Our staff are experts in their fields. On top of that they've received more than 1000 hours of specialised training in order to serve you better!
We strive to create a unique and innovative environment that fosters creativity, literacy and life-long learning.
Our rich print and digital collections are multilingual and support the recreational and information needs of the community
An open auditorium space where visitors can sit, read, watch a movie, sketch or charge their devices.
The children can walk over and in-between the dune inspired landscape. They can sit and read about how dunes are created or ride on the back of a camel while being told stories about old nomads of the UAE.
Enter a world of real and imaginary creatures. Learn about the environment and nature.
A social gathering point where parents and little ones can hang out and take part in early childhood story time and learning activities.
Take a class and discover your inner artist in our 300 square metre art workshop space.
Code, learn a new app, record a podcast or be the star of your own film.
Sit beside our book stream or inside a tree house and enjoy the sights and sounds of the oasis.
Share a story with a buddy in a private reading space.
Get a library card for your children and support our work by becoming an adult member
Abu Dhabi Children’s Library is now closer than ever! Discover new books and something fun to read every day at our online e-Library where you can also access a world of multimedia and extensive resources. Explore our video library for bite-sized sessions of our interactive programmes and enjoyable activities.
Abu Dhabi Children’s Library is open for borrowing books, and welcomes children (0 – 14 years) to explore, learn and engage in fun library activities.
Children’s Library, Cultural Foundation
Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street
Al Hosn – Abu Dhabi
Saturday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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