Past Events

Dear guests,

The Library events and workshops will continue to be offered online until further notice, despite re-opening our doors to the public with limited services starting 15 July.

Our Children Matter: Five-Star Upbringing
In Arabic
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As part of the Library’s lecture series Our Children Matter, we are pleased to present to you “Five-Star Upbringing,” by Dr. Jasem Al Mutawa. This event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. Dr. Jasem will present educational theories and behavioral patterns in children. He will also discuss positive methods to deal with these behaviors.
قراءات في مخطوطات مكتبة قطر الوطنية: مدخل لدراسة المجموعة وتاريخ المكتبة التراثية
In Arabic
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This event is the first in a series of talks and sessions providing readings of rare historical works from our Heritage Library's collection of manuscripts. The series is a great opportunity to explore the rich collection and its masterworks, along with the Heritage Library's digital and virtual services.
مقدمة عن خدمة جوجل للتخزين السحابي
In English
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This workshop will introduce Google Drive, one of the leading online storage apps that can help you store your files and convert them to different formats. You will also learn how to quickly and efficiently collaborate on the same documents with your team members. The workshop will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. 
القراءة لذوي الإعاقة البصرية مع BookShare
In English
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Join this online session via Microsoft Teams to learn more about Bookshare, a free online database offering ebooks and audiobooks for the visually impaired and print disabled. It includes items in a number of languages, including Arabic. 
منتدى الكتاب العلمي: المراصد الكبرى
In Arabic
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This session of the Science Book Forum will feature Moroccan researcher Youssef Moulin, who will discuss the major astronomical observatories and their role in our understanding of the origins and evolution of the universe and the celestial bodies in it. He will also discuss some of the facts and common misconceptions about the formation and development of stars and galaxies, and the effect of that on the understanding of the possibility of the existence of similar solar systems and planets like Earth. 
التخطيط لميزانية الزفاف
In Arabic
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In this workshop, you'll find out how to plan your wedding budget using practical methods, as well as the latest websites and economic models for proper planning. All women are welcome to join this workshop. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
حلقة الكتابة الإبداعية لليافعين
In English
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The Young Adults Creative Writing Circle is an opportunity for young writers of any level of experience to come together, share projects they are working on and get feedback in a supportive environment. You’ll also receive writing prompts in each session. Join the Young Adults Creative Writing Circle and your writing could be featured on our website! This session will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
Breastfeeding Support Group
In Arabic
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‏Are you a breastfeeding mother who is looking for support or an expecting mother who wishes to learn more about breastfeeding? If so, join us in our monthly breastfeeding support group. The session will be provided by the certified breastfeeding specialist Rawan Ghanim from the Young Mothers Group and will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
نادي الشطرنج
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 importantly, kids have fun playing. Join us on Chess.com to learn the basics, make some friends and enjoy a little bit of competition.
المحافظة على تراث تسجيلاتنا الصوتية والمرئية (2): مقدمة حول صيانة المواد المسموعة
In Arabic
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The IFLA PAC regional center at Qatar National Library is organizing this workshop to focuses on the conservation risks associated with the main audio recording formats found in collections of Arab audio recordings. This session will also include a brief introduction to audiovisual collection management, and particularly preservation and conservation planning. It will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.