Past Events

Dear guests,

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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!
Sensory Storytelling: Once Upon a Touch
In English
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Sensory stories are a great way to support children with special needs. Join us for this specially designed multisensory story program for children with an autism spectrum disorder, sensory processing disorder or a developmental disability. Kids will enjoy sensory storytelling and other multisensory activities. 
Out of the Box: Board Games for Grown-Ups
In Arabic and English
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Board games are a fun way to let off some competitive steam and make new friends. Join us in the Main Plaza for two hours of friendly matches. Games will be available to borrow at the Information Desk. 
Keep Calm and Color
In Arabic and English
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Coloring can be a soothing technique for children and parents alike. Bring your child and enjoy this fun coloring activity together.
Homework Club
In English
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Need a place to study? How about some help with your homework or assignments? The Library is the place to be! We will have volunteers ready to support you with your academic needs in math, science and English.
Creative Writing Circle for Adults
In English
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The Creative Writing Circle for Adults is an opportunity for creative writers to come together and share their work. The group provides inspiration, feedback and encouragement in a supportive environment. So whatever stage you’re at, come along and get writing!
Storytime at the Library
In Arabic
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Join us for Storytime every Monday at the Children's Library. In March, we will read stories about science and make up our own together.
Out of the Box: Board Games for Grown-Ups
In Arabic and English
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Board games are a fun way to let off some competitive steam and make new friends. Join us in the Main Plaza for two hours of friendly matches. Games will be available to borrow at the Information Desk. 
Qatar, India & the Gulf Exhibition
In English
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Come see the Library’s exciting new exhibition, "Qatar, India & the Gulf: History, Culture and Society,” which examines the fascinating yet sometimes forgotten connections between historical India, Qatar and the Gulf—from shared cultures to shared empires—over the course of 4,600 years. The exhibition reveals how this ancient and enduring relationship has influenced their history, culture and society in profound and surprising ways.
Saving the Blue
In English
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Be inspired to save the oceans! The Library welcomes the founders of Green Mangroves, a not-for-profit project founded in Qatar in 2015 to bring people together to protect the country's oceans and mangroves. Join this workshop to learn about Qatar's mangroves, the state of our oceans today, and the simple steps you can take to reduce your plastic use to protect the oceans.