All Events

Photos may be taken during our events, including participants of all ages and children, and may be published. If you do not wish to have your photo taken, please approach the event organizer to let them know. 

Heritage Library's Permanent Exhibition
In Arabic and English
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We cordially invite you to visit our Heritage Library's permanent exhibition.
The Holy Kaaba Online Exhibition
In Arabic and English
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This online exhibition of 50 carefully selected items offers insights into the history of the Kaaba, the stages of its construction, its architectural features and adornment, and its religious and spiritual significance.
Explore the Library
In Arabic and English
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We are pleased to invite you to explore Qatar National Library on a guided tour led by our staff. Join us to learn all about the Library’s resources and facilities available to our members. You’ll also hear about the design and features of the iconic Library building.
The Art of Improvising Public Speech Contest
In Arabic
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The Library, in collaboration with the Kanasha initiative, is pleased to invite you to participate in the Art of Improvising Public Speech Competition, to be held in December 2019 to mark the celebration of International Arabic Language Day on 18 December.
Qatar, India and the Gulf Exhibition
In English
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Come see the Library’s exciting new exhibition, "Qatar, India and the Gulf: History, Culture and Society,” which examines the fascinating yet sometimes forgotten connections between historical India, Qatar and the Gulf—from shared cultures to shared empires—over the course of 4,600 years. The exhibition reveals how this ancient and enduring relationship has influenced their history, culture and society in profound and surprising ways.
Chess Club
In Arabic and English
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Did you know that chess improves memory, problem solving and IQ? It's also a wonderful way to improve focus, flex those creativity muscles, and most importantly, kids have fun playing. Come to the Chess Club to learn the basics, make some friends and enjoy a little bit of competition.
Old Qatari Dolls
In Arabic and English
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What dolls did little children in Qatar play with in the past? What materials did they use to make them? Come along with a parent or and older sibling and make a traditional doll together. This workshop is in collaboration with Lavender Center.
In Arabic and English
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Tailor in a Month
In Arabic and English
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Sewing is one of the oldest professions, starting with a simple needle and thread through the development of the modern sewing machine. By using machine to sew fabric and other materials together with thread, people could make better, less expensive clothing. Join us every Saturday in November to create your own standard skirt and take your sewing skills from beginning to professional in one month with creator Nada Jabber Al Ani.
National Novel Writing Month: Come Write In!
In Arabic and English
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November is National Novel Writing Month. Register at www.nanowrimo.org then join us each Saturday morning in November for encouragement. During this session, we will write and network with other writers.