Knowledge without Borders (KwB) is a cultural initiative that forms part of a series of rich endeavors that have further enhanced the cultural stature of Sharjah over the past few decades. KwB seeks to promote reading and research among all members of community, especially children, because they are builders of the nation.
Promoting culture is not something new to the Emirate of Sharjah, which is celebrated as in the region and beyond as a cultural center and a bustling metropolis where people come seeking dialogue, intercultural exchange and explore sources of knowledge.
KwB brings people and books together, and stimulates individuals to navigate sources of knowledge and engage in enriching human dialogue. KwB has successfully distributed 42,366 free home libraries in Sharjah, covering every Emirati household across the emirate's regions. The libraries feature a selection of books on science, history and literature, suitable for all family members.
By further cementing Sharjah's status as the region’s culture capital through its extensive educational programmes and school and library activities, KwB aims to highlight the importance of reading for childhood development and broaden cultural understanding within the community.
The ‘Mobile Library’ has been specially designed to provide access to books for those Sharjah residents who are unable to travel to city and town libraries.
Considering the time that some patients spend in waiting rooms and recovery, the ‘Knowledge Cart’ provides public hospitals and medical clinics with inspiring, entertaining and intellectual reading material.
The idea behind establishing Neighbourhood Libraries in Sharjah aligns with KwB's ambition to provide all segments of society with access to books. Residents of the neighbourhoods will make the most of these libraries, which will further...
The On-Board Library is an aviation reading initiative. It involves a cart, similar to the catering cart, which delivers books directly to passengers in their seats so that they can use their travel time reading.
Meeting the passion for the digital format, KwB’s offerings now include e-books which have been introduced to address readers’ evolving needs by making the most of technology.
‘Take a Book, Leave a Book’ is an initiative to promote the exchange of knowledge, entertainment and cultural experiences among members of the UAE community and inspire them to read a broader range of literature.
The "Beach Library" is an initiative launched by Knowledge without Borders (KwB) in celebration of the Sharjah World Book Capital 2019.
The Hotel Library aims to establish a library in every hotel in the emirate of Sharjah.
Only in Sharjah, if you are unable to have access to books, we bring to you a selection of quality titles through our mobile library. The “Mobile Library” is designed to enrich the experience of readers wherever they are, taking creative reading materials to:
“Cultural events like the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) play a tr...
As part of Sharjah World Book Capital 2019 celebrations to promote people’...
Fifty libraries filled with books in English, Urdu, Tagalog and other languages ...
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