The Children’s Library - Gaza

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About The Child's Library

Located at the heart of the Cultural Centre in Gaza, The Child's Library is a haven for young minds. With a collection of approximately 100,000 materials, it stands as one of the largest children's libraries in the region. Our mission is to nurture a love for reading and knowledge among the children of the Gaza Strip.


Our Services

  • Membership for children under 17, parents, and child-focused professionals.
  • The Young Librarian Program, empowering children to provide library services to peers.
  • "We All Read" Program, enhancing Arabic reading and writing skills.
  • Cultural and reading activities promoting critical thinking and self-discovery.
  • Calligraphy courses to develop Arabic calligraphy skills.
  • Cultural Evening Tales, storytelling events for children and parents.
  • Library as a Third Place Tracks, training for school librarians.
  • External Lending to partner school libraries, enriching resources.
  • The Readers Club, a space for parents to discuss books and enhance analytical capabilities.

Contact Information and Hours

Address: Al-Wehda Street, behind the Municipal Park, Gaza

Tel: +970 8283 9939


Operating Hours:

Sundays and Wednesdays: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Fridays and Saturdays: Official holidays