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This study examines the Reading Interest of Santri Madrasah Aliyah Pondok Pesantren Ummusshabri as an Effort to Improve Information Literacy in Kendari City. This research approach is qualitative by using research methods or in-depth interviews. This research was carried out in depth and detail on a particular institution with objective observations, in this case the researcher wanted to see how the development of the interest of the students of Madrasah Aliyah at the Ummusshabri Islamic Boarding School as an effort to increase information literacy in the city of Kendari. Qualitative descriptive research is a method in the status of human groups, an object with the aim of making a systematic, factual and accurate descriptive, picture or painting about the facts or phenomena being investigated (Sevilla, 1993). The purpose of this study was to analyze the development of reading interest students of Madrasah Aliyah Islamic boarding school Ummusshabri as an effort to increase information literacy in Kendari City. The results showed that the development of reading interest in Madrasah Aliyah students at the Ummusshabri Islamic boarding school as an effort to increase information literacy in Kendari City was that the Ummusshahabri Islamic boarding school had a literacy program that was run especially in Madrasah Aliyah, which had a special day to read books and twice a week to visit library, this is done in order to increase the reading interest of the students, where the reading development of the students of the Ummusshabri Islamic Boarding School from year to year has not increased, this is in accordance with the results of the informant's perception that quantitatively or counting numbers check more deeply but from time to time. From time to time, especially in the last two to three years, we can read it seems to be still flat, but it can be matched with the data in the library, because this I see it more as a report on the administration of library management, how is the development of the management of the library literature.