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Welcome to Knowledge Without Borders

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.

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Books distributed free

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KWB participations in local and international exhibitions

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KWB mobile library visits

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Free home libraries distributed
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Our Initiatives

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.

Mobile Library Application

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:

  1. Cultural Institutions
  2. Education Establishments (Universities, Schools)
  3. Private and Government Entities
  4. Children and Youth Centers

Media Center

Knowledge without Borders Hosts Emirati Writer Mariam Al Qasimi and Winner of Arab Reading Challenge at ...

“Cultural events like the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) play a tr...

Newly Designed KwB Mobile Library Hits the UAE’s Streets

As part of Sharjah World Book Capital 2019 celebrations to promote people’...

KwB will bring libraries to 50 labour camps across Sharjah

Fifty libraries filled with books in English, Urdu, Tagalog and other languages ...