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Description: Hor Al Anz Public Library | DUBAI PUBLIC LIBRARY There is a story behind the founding of all libraries; the story of thought and knowledge recorded and preserved. Ours begins with the late Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai from 1958 to 1990 (may God rest his soul). A man of extraordinary vision, Sheikh Rashid’s desire to provide the citizens and residents of Dubai with a centre of culture and knowledge resulted in the creation of Dubai Public Library. The first Dubai Public Library saw the light of day in 1963. Located in Al Ras, overlooking the banks of Khor Dubai (Dubai Creek), it ushered a fresh wave of culture and knowledge into the city. As Dubai grew… Read more...