Welcome to Qatar Museums libraries–a collection unlike any other in Qatar!

Library Catalogue

The catalogue of all QM libraries can be accessed via the Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)

Mathaf Library

Explore The Mathaf Library, or Maktaba in Arabic, a research library specializing in modern and contemporary Arab art from the region. The library houses one of the largest and most wide-ranging collections of books and publications on general art history, with a special focus on the Arab world and modern art. Mathaf is located in Education City and the library’s proximity to the universities makes it an ideal place to conduct research and study while surrounded by inspiring artwork.

MIA Library

The Museum of Islamic Art’s Library offers specialist books and monographs on Islamic art, an insightful museum collection and exhibition catalogues. Filled with scholarly periodicals on art, including the auction catalogues from around the world, the library offers possibilities for research in a pleasant and peaceful setting.