Sultan Qaboos cultural center library

The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center Library features a special collection of Arabic and English language books, periodicals and photographic works on the history, literature, politics and religion of The Sultanate of Oman. The range of resources covers art and architecture, law, Islamic Law, Ibadi Islam, Qur’anic studies, histories of Oman and Zanzibar, Arabic literature in the form of short stories and poetry, literary criticism as well as materials on science, education and libraries.

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"Knowledge is not absolute and can always be revised,"

HIS MAJESTY SULTAN QABOOS BIN SAID | Address at Sultan Qaboos University in May 2000

Browse our latest materials available for check out in a variety of subjects and languages.

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SQCC is now on Overdrive! The online library features a collection of Arabic and English ebooks, audiobooks, and videos on history, travel, literature and religion of the Sultanate of Oman.

The Overdrive online library features hard to find electronic materials all accessible by computer or smart devices through Overdrive's Libby App.

Please use the Digital Library Registration Form to create an account, and then visit or download the Libby app to begin accessing our e-book collection.


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Experience Oman in Virtual Reality!

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Take a free self-guided tour of the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Oman by visiting the SQCC Library. Immerse yourself into a 360° virtual environment and explore every inch of the second largest mosque in the world!

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Contemporary Omani Poetry in English

Contemporary Omani poetry in English : introduced and translated from Arabic

The Contemporary Omani Poetry in English: Introduced and Translated from Arabic is a remarkable work written by the Omani poet and translator Khalid Al Balushi. It discusses a collection of Omani poems translated from Arabic to English. The Omani poetry is rich of metaphors and imagery, the poems have been written through different periods and they represent multiple regions of Oman. 

Author: Khalid Al Balushi

Publisher: Ministry of Heritage and culture, 2016

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