General Contact

Phone: +966 (0)11 459 7500

Admissions Office

Phone: +966 (0)11 459 7500 ext. 305/306

Human Resources Office

Phone: +966 (0)11 459 7500 ext. 308

Mailing Address:

American International School - Riyadh, P.O. Box 990, Riyadh, 11421 KSA

MS/HS Learning Commons

The MS/HS Learning Commons serves students in Grades 6-12. The philosophy of the Learning Commons is to inspire a joy of reading and lifelong learning by nurturing curiosity, collaboration, and creativity.

We accomplish this by:

  • providing relevant, dynamic, and intercultural resources that support curriculum and student interest
  • offering engaging programs to motivate readers
  • promoting literature
  • teaching information literacy skills which enable students to learn independently
  • collaborating with teachers
  • providing a welcoming, collaborative, and transcultural space where our community can gather to explore and create knowledge.


  • Online databases include the World Book Online and Ebscohost Databases like Literary Reference Center, Points of View Reference Center, and Explora Secondary
  • A collection of over 20,000 print materials
  • Over 700 ebooks and audiobooks
  • Access to over 30 magazines


  • Reading promotions like Battle of the Books, Women’s History Month, Banned Books Week, Global Read Aloud
  • Arts and Crafts, Yoga
  • Reading clubs, Gaming clubs
  • Skype chats/Google hangouts with Authors

Important Links

Hours of Operation

Sunday - Thursday, 8:10 - 4:30 (Except Tuesdays when we close at 3:30)
We are closed on weekends and holidays.

Learning Commons Staff

Kelly Donaldson, MS/HS Librarian

The American International School-Riyadh
P.O. Box 990 Riyadh 11421 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
+966 (0)11 459 7500
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