Nablus Municipality Public Library
The Public Library was founded in 1969 and contains several Arabic and foreign-language books, in addition to mini libraries for Palestinian authors and intellectuals. The Public Library includes an exclusive section for historic scripts and documents, and registries of Waqf Department dating back to the British Mandate in Palestine. Another section is dedicated for people of special needs, whilst another offers a multimedia system. As such, the Public Library deserves to be considered as one of the best nationally.
Child Cultural Centre
The center was founded in 1998 in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture, and funded the Swedish Government. The Center offers a diverse range of activities for children through multi-sectoral programs such as the IT centre, library, theatre, arts workshop and handcrafts works, music center and choir. The center also hosts several performances for Arab and foreign bands in partnership with local institutions.
Nablus Cultural Centre Hamdi Manko
The center was established in 1996 and partially funded by Palestinian businessman Mr. Hamdi Manko in cooperation with Welfare Association and the Municipality of Nablus. The Center addresses the needs of different parts of local society with a special focus on youth in areas such as arts, sports, creative thinking, and scientific initiatives. It hosts cultural and national festivals which are conducted in cooperation with local and international organizations, as well as those in 1948 occupied territories.
Child Happiness Center
Founded in 1998 with the cooperation of the Welfare Association, the center is located in the eastern part of the city and works to serve marginalized groups within Nablus Municipality. The center includes safe play areas for children, a public garden furnished with outdoor games, theatre, sports games and health facilities. The center receives women and children throughout the week, and hosts several festivals and summer clubs in cooperation with local organizations.
Multipurpose Community Resources Center (MCRC)
The MCRC is located in the heart of the Old City, and was founded in 1998 according to the Memorandum of Understanding signed between Nablus Municipality and UNESCO. The center provides social services and conducts capacity building programs, awareness sessions, and cultural activities that address the needs of youth and women living in the area. MCRC includes a Kindergarten, and a Medical Center that offers treatment through clinics specialized in dental care and gynaecology, as well asa medical laboratory and a clinic for general medicine. The medical center philanthropic in nature, providing services to the citizens of the old city.