Past Events

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.
Children's Book Club: Sultan Al Bahr
In English
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As part of the Children's Book Club, join us to discuss Sultan Al Bahr, by Shaikha Al Zeyara. We will use the book to help learn how and why we think people invented the sail, followed by a quick activity related to the book.
How to Edit Wikipedia
In English
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This training will present the main rules and principles of Wikipedia and help future editors create high-quality pages on the crowdsourced encyclopedia.
Draw a Photo from Qatar's History
In English
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Come show off your artistic skills by drawing one of our historical photos of Qatar, with instruction and guidance from Qatari artist Fahad Almaadheed. The drawing class will begin with an introduction to the Qatar Photographic Collection at the Heritage Library by librarian Maryam Al-Mutawa.
Bookshare Orientation and Registration (English)
In English
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Bookshare is an online database for people with print disabilities. It provides audiobooks, read-along books, DAISY talking books, and braille and large-font books. You can customize your reading experience with ebooks in formats that work according to your needs. This event will help you find resources on Bookshare; the latter part of the program will teach you how to register for membership.
Improve Your Debate Skills
In English
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Calling all young adults looking to improve your debate skills! We welcome both beginning and experienced debaters in this session led by Mohammed Khalid Al Khalifa.
Building with Bricks Challenge
In English
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Join us for two hours of creative fun with Lego bricks! In this team-building activity organized by the Library, groups of five to seven participants must work together to build an architectural structure. We provide the Lego bricks—you provide the imagination!
I Am an Entrepreneur
In English
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Want to start your own business someday? Come get to know inspirational entrepreneurs and learn how you can develop and apply your ideas.
Arabic Calligraphy for Young Adults
In 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 its great tradition yourself.
Film Club
In English
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Ever wondered how movies look from the other side of the camera? Join our Film Club and learn how to watch films with a filmmaker’s perspective.