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. 

Qatar, India & the Gulf Exhibition
In English
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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.
Toddlers Storytime
In English
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Bring your little ones to the Children's Library for a fun-filled morning of reading, music, movement and activities together.
Storytime at the Library
In Arabic
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Join us for Storytime every Monday at the Children's Library. In January, we will read stories on the theme of light and make up our own together.
“Between East and West: Biblioteca Angelica in Doha” Exhibition
In Arabic and English
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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.
“De Mentor” Book Reading with Author Tessa Kollen
Dutch
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The Library is pleased to invite you to an evening with Dutch author Tessa Kollen. She will read from her latest novel De Mentor (“The Counselor”) and be available for a Q & A session afterward. The book is a murder mystery set at an international school and highlights several aspects of expat life. This event is organized in collaboration with the Dutch Speaking Association in Doha.
Be Conscious: Your Personal Signature
In Arabic
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Your signature is extremely important. By signing official documents, you are accepting the legal responsibilities that follow. Therefore, it is critical that you know the rights and obligations related to your signature.  
Weekly Knitting and Crochet Circle
In Arabic and English
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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
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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
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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 important, kids have fun playing. Come to the Chess Club to learn the basics, make some friends and enjoy a little bit of competition.
Philharmonic at the Library: Fauré & Debussy String Quartets
In Arabic and English
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Claude Debussy and Gabriel Fauré were two of the most influential French composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In this month's Philharmonic at the Library, we will hear a selection of their string quartets.