Library Building

Staff are currently planning services for our opening in a spectacular library building designed by renowned architect Rem Koolhaas.

The library will be offering state of the art facilities, technologies and services that any Qatar resident may use. Included in our facilities will be public computer workstations, digital media production facilities, a variety of collaborative and individual learning spaces, a Children's Library, performance spaces, a café and more.


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Qatar National Library Celebrates National Sports Day

15/02/17

Horsemanship has always been a cherished sport in Qatar, reflecting the region’s pride in its Arab and Islamic equine traditions. Learning about the country’s rich equine legacy is one of the many ways the people of Qatar can celebrate National Sport Day, and there is no better reference on the sport than the Qatar Digital Library (QDL), which houses thousands of digital manuscripts and books on horse-riding and equine medicine written in the golden age of Islamic civilization.

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Book discussion of ‘The Reason I Jump’

12/02/17

Qatar National Library (QNL) cordially invites you to a discussion of ‘The Reason I Jump’, written by Naoki Higashida. This remarkable book provides a rare insight into the often baffling behavior of autistic children.

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