Past Events

Our Children Matter: Fathers Offering Support
In Arabic and English
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Join us in the "Our Children Matter" series of lectures that focus on topics in the field of childhood, education and children's health. In this workshop, healthcare professionals from Sidra Medicine will discuss how fathers can play an effective role in helping with breastfeeding, maternal support and neonatal care.
The Qatari Experience Abroad
In Arabic and English
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Are you considering living abroad for study, work or just to try something new? No doubt you have many questions that can only be answered by those who have experienced it.
Road Map to Universities Abroad
In English
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The Library, in collaboration with Princeton Review and Scoreplus, hosts this session that will help high school students explore different opportunities to study in the United States.
Basics of PowerPoint
In Arabic
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In this session led by Mohammed Al-Janahi, young adults will learnd how to prepare a powerful and effective Arabic presentation using PowerPoint.
STEM for Young Adults
In English
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Join us for two hours of fun and educational activities related to science, technology, engineering and math.
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!
English Fiction Book Club: In the Time of the Butterflies
In English
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This month in the English Fiction Book Club, we will discuss In the Time of the Butterflies, by Julia Alvarez. This historical novel tells of the Mirabal sisters, who risked their lives to resist the Trujillo regime in the Dominican Republic. Copies of the book will be available at the User Services Desk.
Storytime at the Library
In Arabic
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Every Monday during July, join us in the Children's Library to enjoy stories about our animal friends.
Draw Your Path
In Arabic
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Having a hard time to choose your college major? Curious to discover your unique talents? In this workshop, you will explore the tools to discover your own intelligence, and the main centers and organizations in Qatar that fit to your interest in Qatar.All high school graduates from different academic tracks are welcome. Be sure to check out our collection of self-help and multiple intelligence books while you are here!
Postgraduate Peer Support Network
In English
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Struggling to think of a dissertation topic? Hitting a dead end with your research methodology? Emotionally and mentally drained because you can’t find the information you need for your research?Postgraduate work is tough, but with a little help from your fellow PhD students, you can survive it. Our informal postgraduate peer support network (P2SN) for aspiring and current postgraduate students is an opportunity to exchange information and knowledge, share expertise, and provide each other intellectual and emotional support.