Past Events

Basics of TV Presentation
In Arabic
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Through this workshop, young adults will familiarize themselves with the basics of television presentation, led by Library specialist Ahmed al-Maliki.
Philharmonic at the Library: String Trios from Bach to Ragtime
In Arabic and English
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Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra Soloists: Benjamin Gould – narratorRaluca Gette – violinEdita Fabek – violaHarald Georgi – cello
Homework Club
In English
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Need a place to study? How about some help with your homework or assignment? The Library is the place to be. We will have volunteers ready to support you with your academic needs in math, science, and English.
Read and Share: An Arabic Book Discussion for Parents and Educators
In Arabic
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We invite parents, educators, and those interested in parenting and child development to join us to talk about books that have had an impact on their parenting or teaching methods, and share interesting parenting tips and tried best practices. Participants can discuss this topic with their favorite book or borrow from our collection.
Second Annual Qatari Writers Forum at the Library: Story Writing Workshop
In Arabic
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In this writing workshop, participants will learn the most important tools used in writing a story. Distinguished author Jamal Fayez, an experienced writer, will show you the foundations of a proper story as part of the second Qatari Writers Forum at the Library.
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 Chess Club to learn the basics, make some friends and enjoy a little bit of competition.
Online Database Training for Middle School and High School Students
In Arabic and 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.
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!
Second Annual Qatari Writers Forum at the Library
In Arabic
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The second Qatari Writers Forum at the Library features several events related to writing and literature in Qatar. The first day will include a debate between Qatari writers on the differences between content and standards of novels and stories. They will also sign and donate copies of the books to the Library's collection. The first day of the forum will conclude with recommendations and results for the coming years. On the second day, there will be a workshop on writing stories.
Gulf Architecture Month Lecture Series
In English
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These talks will be held every Wednesday during October to complement the Gulf Architecture Month conference and exhibition on different aspects and dimensions of architecture past and present in the region. On 16 October, Mr. Mohammed Ali Abel will talk about "Gulf Gypsum Ornaments".