It is the personal library of Sheikh Ali bin Abdullah Al Thani, whose contents he began collecting before he assumed the reins of power in Qatar, which was at the beginning of the last century.
The library was officially established after his death in the year (1982 AD) according to his will, and he had made endowments for it to be spent on, and it may have included all the books of his personal library, but perhaps also included his other libraries in Doha Palace (the Amiri Diwan) and Al-Rayyan Palace, and it contains 50 thousand Arabic titles.
The library consists of three floors, the first floor of which contains books in all Islamic sciences, and this section is of great benefit to students because it contains the most important books in the Islamic schools, the Qur’an and its sciences, Sunnah and beliefs. The first floor also includes a room for reading periodicals. As for the second floor, it contains books on arts and other knowledge, and the most important characteristic of this floor is the presence of Sheikh Ali bin Abdullah Al Thani's personal library, so you can read his possession on many existing books, in addition to the gifts given to him by the great scholars and writers of his time, it also includes some personal books by Sheikh Abdullah bin Qasim Al Thani, Sheikh Ahmed bin Ali Al Thani and Sheikh Muhammad bin Abdulaziz Al Mani, periodicals and statistics.
Monday7:00 AM - 1:00 PM , 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday7:00 AM - 1:00 PM , 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday7:00 AM - 1:00 PM , 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Thursday7:00 AM - 1:00 PM , 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sunday7:00 AM - 1:00 PM , 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM