Dear guests,

The Library’s events and workshops will continue to be offered online until further notice, despite re-opening our doors to the public. About 24 hours before the event, a librarian will send you the link you can use to attend. 

All Events

معرض الكعبة المشرفة عبر موقعنا الإلكتروني
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. 
معرض ملصقات السينما العربية: ذكريات وفنون
In Arabic and English
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We are pleased to present a special digital exhibition of distinctive posters from our Heritage Library’s Arab Cinema Archive.
استكشف مكتبة قطر الوطنية
In Arabic and English
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We are pleased to invite you to visit and explore Qatar National Library. Our staff are happy to give you a tour highlighting the Library’s services and resources.
تطبيقات لتنظيم حياتك وتحقيق أهدافك
In English
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The start of a new year is a great opportunity to plan, improve and enhance yourself by setting goals and listing tasks. In this workshop, you will be introduced to three apps chosen by our librarians for you: Trello, Evernote and Todoist. These three apps share a planning function, but each has its own feaetures to serve you base on your preference and content. Join us to choose which will work betterfor you.  The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
اصنع لعبتك باستخدام ماينكرافت
In English
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Participants will explore and understand the basics of Minecraft and its creative possibilities, including some models built using the game. The workshop will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. 
ورشة "اسأل أخصائي المعلومات" لليافعين
In English
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One of our young adults' librarians will be live for one hour to answer any question you have related to our resources, services and Library-related matters. This session is open to all middle and high school students and will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. 
وقت القصة عبر الإنترنت
In Arabic
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Join us for Storytime every Monday. We will read stories and make up our own together. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. 
ورشة "اسأل أخصائي المعلومات" لليافعين
In English
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One of our young adults' librarians will be live for one hour to answer any question you have related to our resources, services and Library-related matters. This session is open to all middle and high school students and will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. 
أرضنا
In Arabic
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Join us in this session to learn about the physical geography of Earth and its natural systems. The lecture will be presented by author and geographer Jassim Al-Bannai.
العلوم من حولي
In English
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Children may be at home, but that shouldn’t stop them from having hands-on fun learning. With Kitchen Science, we’ll use everyday objects from around the house to do cool science experiments. Every month, there will be a different activity highlighting a different science topic. 
اختيار الجامعة المناسبة
In English
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Learn about the variety of options available and how to identify a US college or university that best fits your needs. The workshop will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. 
نادي الشطرنج
In 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.
عام جديد..طموحات جديدة
In Arabic
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What did you take with you from 2020? What are the lessons from the coronavirus pandemic? Certainly, you have been a part of many events that the world has lived through over the past year, but how will you go out with all your strength to achieve all your goals for2021? Join trained human development expert Abdulaziz Dalloul, who will brief us on the most important points to make 2021 the year of achieving and accomplishing your goals with ease.
كتابة المقال الشخصي
In English
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This workshop will provide young adults in their final years of secondary school with support on how to best prepare the personal statement that is required as part of many university applications. Students will be encouraged to ask the presenters questions during the session, and feedback on drafts will be provided.
كوب من القهوة مع أبرار الجناحي
In Arabic
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Cup of Coffee is recurrent monthly program in which we'll meet interesting members of society to discuss different issues. This episode will be with Abrar Al Janahi, a certified reality transurfing coach, to talk about how is knowing ourselves is the key to achieving all our goals. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
محاضرة تثقيفية عن التنمر للبنين
In Arabic
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Have you ever faced problems and difficulties because of bullying? Do you know the causes and consequences of bullying? Would  you like to teach your children and students about bullying? We invite uou, your children and your students to join us in this interactive educational lecture provided by the Legal Awareness unit in the Legal and Judicial Studies Center in the Ministry of Justice to learn about the concept of bullying and its causes and consequences. This lecture is for boys ages 9 to 11 and their parents and teachers.
تدريب على المصادر الإلكترونية بالمكتبة لطلاب المدارس الإعدادية والثانوية
In Arabic
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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. The workshop will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. 
الدعم عن بُعد لواجبات العلوم والرياضيات
In English
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Having trouble with your math or science homework? We are happy to continue to help! The support will be provided online via Microsoft Teams. 
حلقة الحياكة والكروشيه الأسبوعية عن بُعد
In Arabic and English
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Join our Virtual Knitting and Crochet Meetup to share experiences, information and more. Show us what you’re working on every Thursday in January from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Everyone is welcome, including beginners and those who want to learn. Grab your yarn and needles and let’s chat! The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
نادي الأفلام لليافعين
In English
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Ever wondered how movies look from the other side of the camera? Join our Young Adults Film Club and learn how to watch movies from a filmmaker’s perspective.
برنامج سكامبر لتعليم التفكير الإبداعي
In Arabic
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The Scamper technique is one of the most successful methods of creative thinking, providing seven different approaches to problem-solving. Join us to learn about this simple but effective approach that you can apply in your academic and personal lives.
نادي البرمجة لليافعين
In Arabic
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Programming is now at the center of the digital era we live in, and it's needed in many different jobs. If you are 12 to 18 years old and you enjoy programming, join our Coding Club and challenge yourself to learn the basics.
منتدى التطبيقات العلمية في التراث الثقافي: الدوحة 2021
In Arabic and English
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To view the complete program of the forum, please click here.
جريمة الابتزاز الإلكتروني (ورشة موجهة للبنات)
In Arabic
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This workshop, organized in cooperation with the Legal Awareness Unit at the Legal and Judicial Studies Center of the Ministry of Justice, will teach girls about cyber-extortion, a crime under the Qatar Cyber Crime Prevention Law. Participants will also learn about the concept of extortion, the ways we can avoid falling into its trap and the penalties imposed by the legal system.
وقت القصة عبر الإنترنت
In Arabic
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Join us for Storytime every Monday. We will read stories and make up our own together. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. 
هل أنت عضو جديد في المكتبة؟
In English
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Are you a new Library member or just haven’t visited us in a while? Join us for an introductory session about Library membership. You’ll hear about your benefits and responsibilities as a member, get information about our borrowing policies and how to use our self-checkout stations, and learn how to find books and other resources in our collections. Sign up and start getting the most out of your membership! The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
تنظيم اقتباساتك المرجعية باستخدام Zotero
In Arabic
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In this workshop, our librarian will guide you through how to organize your resources using Zotero. Zotero is a tool that will help you collect, manage and cite your references. Using Zotero, you can attach PDFs, notes and images to your citations. It will also organize your resources into collections for different projects and create bibliographies. You'll learn all that and more in this program.
اصنعي كتابًا لطفلك الصغير
In Arabic
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Make an interactive baby book with your loving hands for your baby. We will make the book together, step-by-step, from start to finish.
اكتشف المهن العلمية والهندسية
In English
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Young adults interested in STEM careers are invited to explore the opportunities in these exciting fields and learn how to pursue them. 
نادي الشطرنج
In 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.
جريمة الابتزاز الإلكتروني (ورشة عمل خاصة للبنين)
In Arabic
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This workshop, organized in cooperation with the Legal Awareness Unit at the Legal and Judicial Studies Center of the Ministry of Justice, will teach boys about cyber-extortion, a crime under the Qatar Cyber Crime Prevention Law. Participants will also learn about the concept of extortion, the ways we can avoid falling into its trap and the penalties imposed by the legal system.
اللقاء الشهري لنادي الروايات الإنجليزية: رواية "شجرة تنمو في بروكلين"
In English
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Join the English Fiction Book Club for a virtual book discussion of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, by Betty Smith. The classic novel is a coming-of-age story about a young girl in New York in the early 20th century. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
إنشاء صفحة مهنية على موقع لينكد إن وسيرة ذاتية احترافية
In English
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Join us in this online session via Microsoft Teams to learn how to create a profile on LinkedIn, the most popular platform for professional networking. This session will also cover how to write a good CV that you can incorporate into your LinkedIn profile. 
هل تبحث عن معلومات موثوقة حول الصحة العامة والطب؟ ابدأ هنا
In English
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Are you a health professional conducting research, or simply looking for a reliable source of health information to make a more informed decision or advance health literacy in your institution? Join us and discover the Library’s available health information resources and other services that may interest you.
الدعم عن بُعد لواجبات العلوم والرياضيات
In English
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Having trouble with your math or science homework? We are happy to continue to help! The support will be provided online via Microsoft Teams. 
استكشف مكتبة الأطفال الإلكترونية!
In Arabic
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Join this session online via Microsoft Teams and explore the amazing electronic collection available for young readers on the Library’s website. The collection is available to you any day of the week, any time of day, and includes audiobooks, read-alongs, games, puzzles, printouts and more. To ensure you get the maximum benefit from this session, please have your membership information ready. If you do not have a membership, please register here.
تهيئة مكتبتك لاستخدام ذوي الإعاقة: أفكار أولية لأخصائيي المكتبات
In Arabic
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In this program, we'll discuss various assistive technology devices and important considerations in integrating accessibility into libraries. 
لقاء نادي الكتاب العربي: كتاب طريق صامويل سمايلز
In Arabic
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Join the Arabic Book Club for a virtual book discussion. We will discuss Samuel Smiles's Way, by Eman Al Shamry. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
لقاحات كوفيد-19: بين الحقيقة والأخبار المزيفة
In Arabic
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These days, the news seems split between medical facts and fake news! Where can we get authentic news and medical facts? In this event, we will host Dr. Muna Al Maslamani, Medical Director of the Communicable Disease Center at Hamad General Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, will discuss the reality of the fake news regarding COVID-19 and how to seek real news from official sources. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
صناعة الأطفال
In English
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How do we, as parents, master raising our children? Join us to get to know some important child rising skills, learn about the 10 principles of parenting and hear about some parenting slipups that we can all fall to. This lecture will be presented by Dr. Mamoun Mobayed, Consultant Psychiatrist, Director of Treatment and Rehabilitation Department at the Behavioral Healthcare Center, and author of several parenting books. 
أساسيات تصميم مواقع الويب لليافعين
In English
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This workshop will provide some tips and techniques in creating personal or professional website. This session is led by first-year undergaduate student Sawsan Mahmoud Al Araki.