Past Events

Dear guests,

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Introduction to 3D Printing
In English
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This workshop will introduce some of the basic techniques and concepts of 3D printing and its software. You will learn how to create 3D models and how to prepare the files for 3D printing.
Our Children Matter: Gifted in the Womb
In Arabic
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Are you the parent who is waiting for evidence to spot and nurture your child's talent? Or are you the parent who believes that talent is latent and will prosper in time?
Young Adults Film Club
In Arabic and English
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Ever wondered how movies look from the other side of the camera? Join our Young Adults Film Club and learn how to watch movies from a filmmaker’s perspective.
Children's Puppet Show: "Bushra and the Sea"
In Arabic
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We are pleased to join with the Center for Theater Affairs in the presentation of the family-friendly marionette show "Bushra and the Sea."
Brain Teasers for Adults: Spin Your Mind, Give It a Twist and Have Fun!
In Arabic and English
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Brain teasers are not only fun, but they help you build logical thinking skills and keep your brain healthy and strong as well. We’ll have a selection of these mind puzzles on display for you to challenge yourself.
Six Thinking Hats
In Arabic
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Six Thinking Hats is a program for group discussion and individual thinking designed to guide the thinking process toward a distinct goal. Come learn the importance of each hat and its characteristics. 
Chess Club
In 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 the Chess Club to learn the basics, make some friends and enjoy a little bit of competition.
Brilliant Women, Resplendent Women
In Arabic
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#Women is a circle where women can discuss the latest topics related to women in society. Join us to exchange experiences, explore our collection on successful women and learn how they balance their work, family and personal goals. 
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!
The Indian Navy and the Mapping of the Gulf, 1612 – 1947: Talk & Exhibition Tour
In Arabic and English
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This lecture by the Library's Director of Historical Research, Dr. James Onley, will explore the history of the Indian Navy's involvement in the Gulf since 1612 and its role in the mapping of the shores of Eastern Arabia during the 1760s – 1860s. The talk will be followed by a guided tour of the "Qatar India & the Gulf" exhibition at the Library. For more about the exhibition, click here.