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
Heritage Library Exhibition Area
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We cordially invite you to visit our Heritage Library's permanent exhibition.
The Holy Kaaba Exhibition
Heritage Library Permanent Exhibition Area
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The Holy Kaaba is the most sacred site of Islam, held by Muslimsto be the House of God. Pilgrimage to the Kaaba is one of thefundamental rites of Islam, and its location determines thedirection Muslims turn to for their prayers.
Children's Book Club: Eid Shoes
Children's Library
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As part of the Library's Children's Book Club, join us for a discussion of Hethaa Al Eid (Eid Shoes). We will talk about the joys of dressing up for Eid, followed by a fun activity.
Western Travelers and the Image of the Other Through the Heritage Library Collection: A Panel Discussion
Auditorium
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This panel discussion will explore the famous names that have marked travel literature and their itineraries, discoveries and contributions to the knowledge of the “other.”
Advanced Imaging Techniques and Microfading Tests for Heritage Objects
Heritage Library Presentation Room
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Documentation, dissemination, analysis — modern imaging methods can fulfill many tasks in libraries, archives and museums. This workshop will introduce participants to the techniques of analytic light imaging, multispectral imaging and reflectance transformation imaging.
Preventing Photodegradation of Heritage Objects
Heritage Library Presentation Room
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Light is an indispensable element in every place where works of art are shown, and at the same time can be a significant threat to their durability. For proper protection of works of art and heritage objects from light-induced degradation, it is necessary to understand its mechanisms and the role of all factors that affect it.
Weekly Knitting and Crochet Circle
Main Plaza
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Join this casual gathering of knitters and crocheters every Thursday in the Main Plaza 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!
Travel Adventures with Ali Bin Towar Al Kuwari
Auditorium
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We invite you to join Ali Bin Towar Al Kuwari, a Qatari travel writer and television presenter, as he shares his explorations in a presentation full of adventure, entertainment and knowledge.
Young Reporters
Auditorium
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Do you want to be a social media reporter for the Library and tell others about the most important books we offer? Then join us to learn how! Our Senior Information Services Librarian and TV presenter Ahmed Al-Malki will help you sharpen your reporting skills, and we'll film various stories around the Library.
Philharmonic at the Library: Music for the Kings
Special Events Area
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In the final concert of the season, we will travel back in time to the royal courts of the Renaissance. The music will be performed on historical instruments of the time.