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New Doha children’s library opens to foster love of literature in kids

The founders of Maktaba want the new facility to be more than just a library and help promote a love of literature among young people in Qatar.

Study: Book loans on the wane while more Qatar residents watch movies

Despite Qatar's ongoing population boom, the total number of books checked out of the seven state-run libraries in the country dropped 30 percent between 2011 and 2013, according to government figures.

PHOTOS: Visitors spoiled for choice at 2015 Doha int’l book fair

There is a record number of titles on offer this year, though the vast majority of the material on sale appears to be in Arabic. There are also new and used books, old manuscripts, maps, electronics, religious texts and children's toys and titles.
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