The mission of The CCQ Library is to inspire lifelong learning of Qatari students by providing a free and equal access to a full variety of library collections and educational resources, supporting the College curriculum and programs, and meeting the educational and cultural interests of the Qatari community.

The CCQ library staff values the faculty and students’ information needs and requests by responding in a professionally mannered way to their inquiries, fulfilling their information needs, maintaining a well-organized atmosphere, and collecting up-to-date resources.

Services and resources are provided primarily for Community College students, faculty, and staff as part of the Libraries' mission to support teaching, learning, and services.

Branches of Community College Libraries
Male Library Branch
Female Library Branch

Lusail Areas, Community College Campuses

Library Collection
Scope: Different field of human knowledge
Language: English 90 % Arabic 10 % approximately
Working Hours: 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM / Sunday – Thursday

General Newspapers and Magazines
5- Al Mujtama
6- Harvard Business Review
7- The Economist
8- Bloomberg
9- Businessweek
10- Fortune Magazine
11- Forbes Magazine
12- Newsweek
13- National Geography
14- Popular Science
15- World Soccer
16- Qatar Today
17- Qatar Al Youm
18- Gulf Business
19- Discover
20- Foreign Affairs

The textbooks clerk, Mr. Albara Naji, (Phone: 4401-1334) has been assigned to run the textbook department. Textbooks were moved from various CCQ locations to C ring road campus.

Library policies
The library administration has established a new policies to take place regarding the following:
1- New Checkout rules
2- Instruction for using the library
3- The announcement for the a new group called Library Friends

Databases and electronic resources
Community College faculty, students and staff are encouraged to subscribe in Qatar National Library. Digital Collections and resources

Registration at Qatar National Library
Qatar National Library is currently offering free online access to a vast collection of online resources, including the latest bestsellers, classical works, concerts, top academic journals and documentaries. To register in Qatar National Library, QNL, please follow the instructions below:
1- Fill only one of the online forms below:
(For English Speakers )
(For Arabic Speakers )
2- Once you complete and send the form above, you will receive the barcode number on your email address, which will be used later on as your login. Then you will be asked to send a copy of your ID (both sides) to a specific email address to obtain the password.


Qatar National Library Training Sessions:

Qatar National Library is planning to provide free training sessions to CCQ students and faculty members, starting from January 2017. Training sessions will cover registration, access and use of Qatar National Library Electronic Resources and Digital Records. Interested faculty members are kindly requested to submit a list of their students’ names and determine the suitable time and date for the upcoming sessions and submit it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Please Click Here to Download Training Session Request Form

Current library services
1- Reading
2- Checking out books
3- Answer patron’s Queries
4- Reference services
5- Internet search services
6- Photocopy services
7- Referring Services

Previous Cultural Events: 

1. Dr. Hajredin Hoxha. Japanese Learning Education System Compared to Arabic and American Systems. Tuesday, October 18, 2016, Auditorium Hall, 12.45 1.45 PM, Lusail, Female
2. Dr. Ghada Moussa British propaganda in World War I. Tuesday, November 15, 2016 Auditorium Hall, 12.45 1.45 PM,Lusail, Female
3. Dr. Nader Mohamed, Achievements of the Islamic Civilization in Astronomy Tuesday, December 13, 2016, 12.45 PM, Auditorium Hall, Lusail, Male
4. Dr. Kamla Al Hinai, The importance and the role of theater in our society, Tuesday, January, 17, 2017, 12.45 PM, Auditorium Hall, C. Ring Road
5. Dr. Abdullah Ibrahim, Multiculturalism, Tuesday, January, 31, 2017, 1.00 PM, Auditorium Hall, Lusail Female
6. Dr. Mohamed Rifai Mohamed Ameen, Muslim Minorities in the world, their problems and aspirations: Case study in Sri Lanka, 21 , February, 2017, 12:30 – 2:00 PM, Auditorium Hall, Lusail Male 
7. Dr. Asma Maikl, Gulf Princess Tale, 21 , March, 2017, 12:45 – 2:00 PM, Auditorium Hall, Lusail Female 
8. Dr. Zeinab Ahmed, Multiple Intelligences, Department of Workforce, Tuesday, April, 25, 2017, Auditorium Hall, 12.45 – 2:15 PM, West Bay Campus 

Useful Links

Qatar National Library
Qatar University Library
Qatar Foundation

Contact us
Dr. Hossam Eldin Abdelgawad
Associate Professor, Information Sciences
Library Director

Reem Alansary
Lusail Librarian (Female Section)

Abdelaziz saleck
Lusail Librarian (Female Section)


Emadeldin Saleh
Lusail Librarian (Male Section)