University City is an educational complex in the Al Juraina district of the city of Sharjah, located along the southeast outskirts of the city, 7 miles (11.5 kilometers) from the citys center. It covers an area of over 1,600 acres (6.5 square kilometers), with landscaped terrain and contains campuses for the American University of Sharjah (AUS), University of Sharjah, the Sharjah Higher College of Technology (HCT) for Men, and the Sharjah Higher College of Technology (HCT) for Women. University City Sharjah also encompasses the Skyline College, Sharjah Teaching Hospital, Sharjah Police Academy, Research and Studies Center, University City Hall and Sharjah Library. There is a University City Hall with the Sharjah Library right next to it. The public library is open daily from 8am to 8pm, 6 days a week from Saturday to Thursday and contains more than 300 thousand books, categorized into library halls for media, theater, management, education, arts, sports, engineering, poetry, computer science, and more. The library also offers photocopy and internet facilities. University City of Sharjah contains a wide range of amenities including student dormitories, staff accommodations, sport facilities such as soccer fields and swimming pools, banks, student lounges and centers, fast food restaurants and mosques.