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.
Qatar National Library (QNL), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), launched a public lecture series, exploring the Golden Age of Islamic Sciences, the narratives of decline and science and technology in the modern Middle East and Islamic World.
Qatar National Library (QNL) is offering free hands-on training sessions on the effective use of selected social sciences online resources: Pivot, RefWorks, ebrary and ProQuest.