The King Saud Library was founded in 2005 alongside the launch of the original website which was inaugurated by Governor of Riyadh Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, at the National Museum in Riyadh. The site was created by HRH Princess Fahda bint Saud bin Abdulaziz and sponsored by HRH Prince Sattam bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, HRH Prince Hussam bin Saud bin Abdulaziz and HRH Princess Seeta bint Saud bin Abdulaziz. The Library aims to promote the legacy of King Saud and the continuation of his vision of cultural, social and economic development.
The latest version of the website is sponsored and developed by Abdulaziz Al-Abdullah, grandson of King Saud and Head of Digital Media.
The King Saud Library is a division of the King Saud Foundation which is a non-profit non-government organization which was opened in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia licensed by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (registration number: 1010411051) dated 9 Jamad Alawal of 1435, corresponding to the 10th of March 2014.
The Foundation is chaired by HRH Prince Misha'al bin Saud bin Abdulazizs, and it's aim is to promote cultural, economic, and social activities in the kingdom which run in parallel with goals of the Vision 2030.