Past Events

Children's Book Club: Mud House
Children's Library
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Join us for the Library's Children's Book Club, where will discuss Bait Teen (Muid House), the first book of the Abu Saad family series. Author Dr. Sama Al-Hajri, Director of Katateeb Educational Center, will join us to talk about the book, which tells about the beauty of simple living in the past.
How to Start a Blog
Auditorium
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We invite you to this hands-on session where Bestlife Qatar will show you how to start your own blog and become familiar using platforms such as Blogsite, Instagram and YouTube.
Stretching Hero
Auditorium
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Stretch those muscles as high as a tree, and spread your arms as wide as an eagle soaring the sky! We welcome children ages 6 to 10 to join us for this series of friendly stretching sessions with certified instructor Parul Kochak.
Hands-On Arts and Crafts for Children with Disabilities
Auditorium
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This workshop, hosted in partnership with the Bassmet Amal Center for Special Needs, is a fun-filled activity for parents and their children with disabilities. Join us as we make a variety of enjoyable arts and crafts.
Young Reporters
Auditorium
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Do you want to be a social media reporter for the Library and tell others about the most important books we offer? Then join us to learn how! Our Senior Information Services Librarian and TV presenter Ahmed Al-Malki will help you sharpen your reporting skills, and we'll film various stories around the Library.
Philharmonic at the Library: Music for the Kings
Special Events Area
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In the final concert of the season, we will travel back in time to the royal courts of the Renaissance. The music will be performed on historical instruments of the time.
Travel Adventures with Ali Bin Towar Al Kuwari
Special Events Area
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We invite you to join Ali Bin Towar Al Kuwari, a Qatari travel writer and television presenter, as he shares his explorations in a presentation full of adventure, entertainment and knowledge.
Weekly Knitting and Crochet Circle
Main Plaza
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Join this casual gathering of knitters and crocheters every Thursday in the Main Plaza 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!
Preventing Photodegradation of Heritage Objects
Heritage Library Presentation Room
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Light is an indispensable element in every place where works of art are shown, and at the same time can be a significant threat to their durability. For proper protection of works of art and heritage objects from light-induced degradation, it is necessary to understand its mechanisms and the role of all factors that affect it.
Advanced Imaging Techniques and Microfading Tests for Heritage Objects
Heritage Library Presentation Room
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Documentation, dissemination, analysis — modern imaging methods can fulfill many tasks in libraries, archives and museums. This workshop will introduce participants to the techniques of analytic light imaging, multispectral imaging and reflectance transformation imaging.