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. 

Explore the Library
In Arabic and English
-
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.
Qatar, India & the Gulf Exhibition
In English
-
Come see the Library’s exciting new exhibition, "Qatar, India & 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.
“Between East and West: Biblioteca Angelica in Doha” Exhibition
In Arabic and English
-
We are pleased to invite you to visit our new exciting exhibition “Between East and West: Biblioteca Angelica in Doha” organized in collaboration with the Angelica Library of Rome in Italy.
Storytime at the Library
In Arabic
-
Join us for Storytime every Monday at the Children's Library.
Light is Hiding the Stars
In Arabic
-
In the past, we were able to the stars with the naked eye, as the sky was clear. Nowadays, the sky is not clear anymore due to excessive light obscuring its natural beauty. Join us to learn about the phenomenon of light pollution of the sky and the implications of the use of artificial light and the deprivation of the view of the starry sky that our ancestors enjoyed.
3 in 1 Research Tool Guide
In Arabic and English
-
Online research tools can save you time, expand your reach and provide you with valuable information. Join us for an express guide to three of the most popular research resources: Dropbox, Survey Monkey and Google Docs.
English Fiction Book Club: "In the Woods"
In English
-
In this month's English Fiction Book Club, we will discuss In the Woods, by Tana French. The mystery is told through the eyes of an Irish detective attempting to solve a murder while coping with a traumatic experience from his own past.
Weekly Knitting and Crochet Circle
In Arabic and English
-
Join this casual gathering of knitters and crocheters every Thursday from 9:00 – 11:00 AM to work on projects and share skills in a friendly atmosphere. Participants are welcome to bring their own supplies and projects or borrow the Library’s needles and yarn. All skill levels are welcome, including beginners who are interested in learning. Be sure to check out our collection of books on knitting and crochet while you’re here!
Online Database Training for Middle School and High School Students
In English
-
Join us to discover and explore the Library's various online resources for middle school and high school students, including research tools, ebooks, audiobooks and periodicals.
Chess Club
In Arabic and English
-
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 important, kids have fun playing. Come to the Chess Club to learn the basics, make some friends and enjoy a little bit of competition.