To be one of the world's preeminent centers of learning, research, and culture; a guardian of the region’s heritage; and an institution that promotes discovery and the nourishment of the human spirit.
The Qatar National Library’s mission is to spread knowledge, nurture imagination, cultivate creativity, and preserve the nation’s heritage for the future.
QNL will achieve its mission by creating and sustaining an intuitive and trusted information environment in a culturally and technologically superior setting and by developing innovative programs and services.
Qatar National Library (QNL) will officially open its new state-of-the-art building to the public on November 7, giving residents access to nearly one million books, periodicals, and special collections, including its famed Heritage Collection.
Qatar National Library (QNL) and the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that aims to develop, enhance and make available digitized cultural heritage content through the Digital Library of the Middle East (DLME).