Dear guests,

The Library’s events and workshops will continue to be offered online until further notice. 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.
تحدي القراءة الصيفي
In Arabic
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In collaboration with Little Thinking Minds, the Children’s Library is pleased to announce the Summer Reading Challenge! Seize what is left of the summer and encourage your kids to read. Summer reading helps avoid summer reading loss, better known as the summer slide. Challenge finishers will receive special prizes to enjoy, including various books to read and own, coupons, certificates, and more.
وقت القصة عبر الإنترنت
In Arabic
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Join us for Online Storytime for Children every week on Monday. We will read stories and make up our own together. 
دور ديوان المحاسبة في المحافظة على المال العام
In Arabic
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The Library, in cooperation with the State Audit Bureau, presents an insight into the role of the State Audit Bureau as an independent oversight body over public funds, state funds and the funds of all entities subject to its control, in order to combat corruption.
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.
حلقة الكتابة الإبداعية للكبار
In English
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The Creative Writing Circle for Adults is an opportunity for creative writers to come together and share their work. The group will provide inspiration, feedback and encouragement in a supportive environment. So whatever stage you’re at, come along and get writing.
أسرار نجاح الرضاعة الطبيعية
In Arabic
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Breastfeeding has many benefits for mother and child, so each August we celebrate World Breastfeeding Week to emphasize the importance of breastfeeding and encourage breastfeeding mothers to continue breastfeeding. For successful breastfeeding, there are several secrets that will help expectant and new mothers have an easy and beautiful breastfeeding experience. In this session,  breastfeeding specialist Rawan G. Hasanain will share tips and advice.
أمسية مع الفرقة الموسيقية المركزية للقوات الجوية الأمريكية
In English
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The United States Air Force has had a continuous musical presence across the world since its birth in 1947. Stationed near Doha, Qatar, the United States Air Forces Central (AFCENT) Band brings an evening of popular music performed by their rock band. From recognizable tunes topping the charts to golden rock and roll classics, this will be a night of music that will have something for everyone to enjoy!
المخيم الصيفي الافتراضي لليافعين
In Arabic and English
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The Library is excited to host its second Young Adults' Virtual Summer Camp, offering many exciting activities. What are you waiting for? Register now!
المخيم الصيفي الافتراضي لليافعين: نادي الأفلام لليافعين
In English
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Ever wondered how movies look from the other side of the camera? Join our Film Club and learn how to watch films from a filmmaker’s perspective.
الأسبوع الثقافي الفلسطيني
In English
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From 8 to 12 August, the Library will be hosting a celebration of Palestinian culture, including art, literature, food and more, under the theme "Palestine Cultural Week: A Land Worthy of Life". Many of these programs are suitable for all ages. Check out the full list below and register now!  
الأسبوع الثقافي الفلسطيني: جلسة حوارية عن كتاب 'أرواح كاليمنجارو'
In Arabic
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Join us in our Arabic book club for a special book discussion on the novel, Kilimanjaro Spirit, by Ibrahim Nasrallah. We will talk about the book and shed light on the Palestinian cause and how it is depicted in novels.
المخيم الصيفي الافتراضي لليافعين: ورشة تعليم أساسيات تصميم المواقع
In English
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In this online workshop via Microsoft Teams, part of our Young Adults' Virtual Summer Camp, participants will learn how to design and create their own websites, which can be used for school or for fun. 
وقت القصة عبر الإنترنت
In Arabic
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Join us for Online Storytime for Children every week on Monday. We will read stories and make up our own together. 
الأسبوع الثقافي الفلسطيني: رحلة الى المسجد الأقصى
In Arabic, with English Interpretation
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Al-Aqsa Mosque, located inside the Old City of Al-Quds Al-Sharif in Palestine, is one of the largest mosques in the world and one of the three most popular mosques. Join us in this event to learn about the boundaries and division of Al-Aqsa Mosque and its external and internal design, including watching a video about this holy site.
التأتأة عند الأطفال
In Arabic
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"My child spoke fluently, but she recently developed speech difficulties.""My child was spending time with his cousin who stutters and now he is mimicking him.""My child developed a stutter after a scary incident."
الأسبوع الثقافي الفلسطيني: الدبكة للتراث الفلسطيني
In Arabic
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The Palestinian folk dance dabke is considered one of the most important traditional art forms in Palestinian. Join us to learn more about the dabke of Palestine with Mohammad Salm. 
المخيم الصيفي الافتراضي لليافعين: نادي الأفلام لليافعين
In English
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Ever wondered how movies look from the other side of the camera? Join our Film Club and learn how to watch films from a filmmaker’s perspective.
الأسبوع الثقافي الفلسطيني: الكوفية الفلسطينية: رمز المقاومة
In Arabic, with English Interpretation
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This program offers a review of the history of the Palestinian keffiyeh and how this headscarf turned into a symbol of resistance. Learn about how the keffiyeh is worn today and its importance as a symbol of the Palestinian cause. The program will be presented by Dr. Yehia Zakaria Al-Agha, ambassador for cultural and educational affairs at the Palestinian Embassy and Vice-Chairman of the Palestinian Schools Board. He has many literary publications, including illuminations in contemporary Palestinian poetry in two parts and many literary and political articles.
الأسبوع الثقافي الفلسطيني: من ذاكرة فلسطين
In Arabic, with English Interpretation
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In this meet-up with director Bashar Hamdan, he will tell us about the initiatives and attempts to collect and document Palestinian archives, stolen and lost archives in international archives, the efforts made to collect, document and preserve Palestinian cinema archives from being lost, and the importance of employing culture, arts and cinema for the sake of further legitimizing the Palestinian cause. The session will conclude with a presentation of Palestinian items from the Heritage Library.
الأسبوع الثقافي الفلسطيني: التطريز الفلسطيني
In Arabic
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Palestinian embroidery is folklore inherited through generations, a fine art that distinguishes Palestinian women. The decorations on the dress constitute an important indicator to know the identity of the village or region to which it belongs. Join us to learn about this beautiful inherited art with Feda Allouh. Grab your yarn and needles, and let’s chat! The Library will provide embroidery tools for a limited number of registered users to be picked up from our building on an announced date that will be sent to the registered participatns.
الأسبوع الثقافي الفلسطيني: المطبخ الفلسطيني
In Arabic
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Palestinian cuisine is a distinct part of Palestinian culture, having been influenced by civilizations and nations throughout history. Join us for a cooking demonstration on Instagram Live with Khwla Alomari, who will show you how to make a speical dish of Musakhan. We welcome everyone, including beginners and interested chefs, and please feel free to browse our cooking ebooks. 
المخيم الصيفي الافتراضي لليافعين: نادي البرمجة لليافعين
In English
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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're 12 to 18 years old and you enjoy programming, join our Coding Club and challenge yourself to learn the basics of programming. 
المخيم الصيفي الافتراضي لليافعين: رياضيات بايثون ١
In English
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In collaboration with the Ministry of Transport and Communications and Tasmu Coders, an initiative that promotes computing and information technology among young adults, the Library presents the Python Mathematics workshop 1. Participants will learn how to create a Python program that enables them to enter any two numbers and do the multiplication to display the answer. Join this session to learn more.
وقت القصة عبر الإنترنت
In Arabic
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Join us for Online Storytime for Children every week on Monday. We will read stories and make up our own together. 
من المطبخ الفلبيني: دجاج سيسيج وأدوبي
In Filipino
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Philippine adobo and sisig are two of the most popular Filipino dishes. Like most popular dishes, there are many ways to cook them. Join us in this cooking session with an inspiring mompreneur to learn and enjoy the way she performs her magic in cooking!
المخيم الصيفي الافتراضي لليافعين: رياضيات بايثون ٢
In English
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In collaboration with the Ministry of Transport and Communications and Tasmu Coders, an initiative that promotes computing and information technology among young adults, the Library presents a Python Mathematics workshop. Participants will learn to create a Python program that enables them to enter 10 numbers and then displays:The largest numberThe averageThe median
استخدام التكنولوجيا المساعدة في القراءة
In English
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The Library offers many assistive technologies for parents with children with reading difficulties. In this program, we will help parents select the appropriate assistive technology tools for their children.
المخيم الصيفي الافتراضي لليافعين: حدَّد بوصلة حياتك
In Arabic
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Define your life compass! This program helps young adults plan for the future and choose the right path by determining their future goals and setting their priorities. This program is presented in collaboration with Qatar Career Development Center.
ألحان بين الماضي والحاضر
In Arabic and English
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In celebration of the Qatar-US Year of Culture 2021, the Library invites you to enjoy a collection of musical pieces from the past and present, performed by the US Air Forces Central Band and the Music Affairs Center of the Ministry of Culture and Sports.
وقت القصة عبر الإنترنت
In Arabic
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Join us for Online Storytime for Children every week on Monday. We will read stories and make up our own together. 
اللقاء الشهري لنادي الروايات الإنجليزية: رواية "The Rosie Project"
In English
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Join us for our virtual English Fiction Book Club meeting. We will discuss The Rosie Project, by Graeme C. Simsion. To borrow the title, click here to make an appointment and request the book. 
اعثر على كنزك في إيميرالد
In English
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The Library is pleased to collaborate with Emerald Publishing on this session, which will give you a general introduction and guide to Emerald's online resources. We'll also show you a platform demo to show all of Emerald's useful features.
حلقة الإفتراضية الحياكة والكروشيه
In Arabic and English
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Join our virtual knitting and crochet circle meetup and learn how to crochet the flag of Palestine. Please show us what else you’re working on, too! Everyone is welcome, including beginners and those who want to learn. Grab your yarn and needles, and let’s chat! 
المصادر الأولية والثانوية والثالثية في البحث
In English
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Join us in this session and learn how to recognize, locate and evaluate different types of sources and use them in your research.
نقطة، نقطة، نقطة!
In Arabic
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All pictures are made with tiny dots of color! Gather the materials below and prepare to create art using the dotting technique by making one dot at a time:PencilColored markersWhite paperEraser
وقت القصة عبر الإنترنت
In Arabic
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Join us for Online Storytime for Children every week on Monday. We will read stories and make up our own together.