Past Events

Arabic Calligraphy for Young Adults
In Arabic and English
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Arabic calligraphy has a centuries-long history with deep cultural and religious roots. Enjoy the beauty and charm of Arabic calligraphy and learn this timeless art in our training workshop to continue the great tradition yourself.
Homework Club
In English
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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, and English.
Chess Club
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 important, kids have fun playing. Come to Chess Club to learn the basics, make some friends and enjoy a little bit of competition.
Online Database Training for Middle School and High School Students
In Arabic and English
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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.
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!
Gulf Architecture Month Lecture Series
In English
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These talks will be held every Wednesday during October starting 9 October to complement the Gulf Architecture Month conference and exhibition on different aspects and dimensions of architecture past and present in the region. On 9 October, Mr. Ibrahim Jaidah will talk about "Defining the Qatari Architectural Identity".
Read, Think, Debate: Discuss Like a Pro With Qatar Debate
In English
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Looking to sharpen your debate skills? Join us for this three-part workshop in collaboration with Qatar Debate on 9 October, 23 October and 6 November. We will read the classic novel Fahrenehit 451, by Ray Bradbury, and debate the book's themes.
Entrepreneur Meet-Up
In English
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What are the newest trends, products and services by local entrepreneurs? In collaboration with Mavericks365, you are invited to a one-of-a-kind experience to meet local entrepreneurs, interact with their products and hear their success stories.
Storytime at the Library
In Arabic
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Join us for storytime every Monday at the Children's Library. In October, we will read stories about space.
Colors and Shapes for Toddlers
In Arabic and English
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Join us with your little ones for an hour of fun and engaging activities about colors and shapes.