Past Events

Introduction to 3D Modeling
Innovation Station 1
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This workshop will introduce some of the basic techniques and concepts of 3D modeling and its software. You will learn how to create 3D models using specialized software and how to prepare the files for 3D printing.
Training Course: Book Binding Conservation
Conservation and Preservation Lab
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We are pleased to invite all paper and book conservators and conservation technicians from libraries, cultural institutions and museums in Qatar and the Arab world to this 5-day hands-on training conducted by Mireille Porterie, Owner of L’Atelierre Association for Bookbinding and Restoration.
Latest Discoveries: Water on Mars and Black Holes
Special Events Area
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In this session of the Science Book Forum, we will discuss the latest and most astonishing scientific breakthroughs, from the most recent discoveries of the first confirmed trace of potential life on Mars and studies suggesting the widespread presence of water, to the first images of a black hole. Join us to understand and discuss these amazing findings, the success stories behind these outstanding achievements and their implications for our daily life in Qatar.
Weekly Knitting and Crochet Circle
Main Plaza
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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!
The Impact of Radiation on Our Daily Lives
Auditorium
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In April, the World Health Organization celebrates and creates awareness of specific global health issues. In support, the Library will host Dr. Huda Al-Naemi, the first Qatari medical physicist and Executive Director of the Occupational Health & Safety Department of Hamad Medical Corporation, who will give a lecture on the effects of radiation on human health.
Online Database Training for Middle School and High School Students
Auditorium
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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.
Online Database Training for Middle School and High School Students
Auditorium
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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.
Cultural Heritage and its Role in Preserving History, Identity and Cultural Legacy
Special Events Area
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Join us for our anniversary lecture and panel discussion about the crucial relationship between cultural heritage and human rights, and the role heritage plays in maintaining the identity, history and cultural legacy of communities in the Arab region.
English Creative Writing Circle
Open Lounge Terrace
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The Creative Writing Circle 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! Sessions will be held between 9 – 11 AM on Tuesdays.
Homework Club
Young Adults Area
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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, English and social sciences. No need to register, just come!