Past Events

Qatar Art Exhibition for Young Adults
In English
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We invite all talented young adult artists to showcase their appreciation for Qatari culture through painting and other art forms. This two-hour session will give you the opportunity to work alongside several members of Qatar’s arts community. The Library will display some of the participants’ artworks.
Together for a Green Future
In Arabic
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Participate in this interactive workshop with Aisha Al Maadeed, founder of the Green Future Initiative. She will raise awareness about reducing the use of plastic and how you can replace them with environmentally friendly materials.
Qatar in My Eyes with Ahmed Almaadheed
In Arabic
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We invite you to this exciting opportunity to meet artist Ahmed Al Maadeed. He will talk about his creative journey as an artist, and will tell you all about his iconic painting "Tamim the Glorious". Ahmed will be available for photos and to sign autographs.
Philharmonic at the Library: Tchaikovsky’s "Album for the Young"
In Arabic and English
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Pyotr Tchaikovsky's Album for the Young (or Children's Album) consists of 24 short pieces composed in 1878 and dedicated to Tchaikovsky's favorite nephew. Originally for the piano, they will be performed in this concert using Gennady Krutikov's string quintet arrangement.
Comic Book Launch with Jassim Al Mohannadi
In Arabic and English
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We are excited to host the launch of Qatari writer Jassim Al Mohannadi's first comic book, Primeval. Jassim will discuss his experience in writing a comic book, including the process of drafting the plot. He will also sign copies of the book.
Our Qatar
In Arabic
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We all love different things about Qatar. This is your chance to make your own unique collage picture frame that represents what Qatar means to you.
A Journey to Space
In Arabic
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What is the red planet called? What about the one with the ring around it? Do you like rockets as much as we do? Then come to the Library wearing something that shows your love of space and listens to a story from the book A Rocket to Space. After the story, we'll make our own colorful miniature spaceships. 
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.
Qatar's Flag
In Arabic and English
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Qatar’s flag is a powerful part of its national identity. Join us for a lecture on the flag’s history, characteristics and significance. We’ll also learn about how Qatar’s flag laws protect this important symbol.
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.