Past Events

Dear guests,

The Library events and workshops will continue to be offered online until further notice, despite re-opening our doors to the public with limited services starting 15 July.

ابنِ شخصيتك الافتراضية
In English
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In this workshop, children will build hacked characters online to use in an augmented reality project. Participants will use the MIT Scratch software to upload their characters, then use the software to hack them and change their appearance. The workshop will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams, in collaboration with Studio 5/6, an information and communications technology makerspace initiative by the Ministry of Transport and Communications. 
باك مان 2.0 (Pac Man)
In English
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You'll learn how to develop a new version of the classic Pac Man video game using the CoSpaces platform. You will build the environment of the game and control the character to collect coins and avoid obstacles. The workshop will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams, in collaboration with Studio 5/6, an information and communications technology makerspace initiative by the Ministry of Transport and Communications. 
الإتقان في قراءة القرآن
In Arabic
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Join us in online sessions twice a week for each group to master the recitation of the Qur'an with Sheikh Hamada Jomaa Mohamed, Imam in the Ministry of Awqaf, who has a license in the ten recitations from Sheikh Ahmed Issa Al-Maasrawi. The sessions will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. 
الدعم عن بعد لواجبات العلوم والرياضيات
In English
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Need some help with your math or science homework? The Library can help! Join us online and get the support you need. The support will be extended online via Microsoft Teams.
الضوابط العلمية لرؤية الهلال
In Arabic
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Seeing the lunar crescent is a mandatory requirement for determining the beginning of the Hijri months. The beginning and end of every Hijri month depend on the moon's orbit around the Earth. Every year, we have variation among Arab and Islamic countries in terms of determining the beginning or end of some Hijri months, especially Ramadan. Why does this variation occur? What are the scientific principles for observing the crescent? What are the factors that control the visibility of the crescent? We will learn the answer to these questions and many others in this online lecture via Microsoft Teams Platform. 
نادي الشطرنج
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. Join us on Chess.com to learn the basics, make some friends and enjoy a little bit of competition.
تحدث والعب: تطبيقات لأطفال التوحد
In English
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In this online workshop via Microsoft Teams, we'll introduce you to vocabulary apps that can help children with autism develop their language skills. 
إنشاء صفحة مهنية احترافية على موقع لينكد-إن
In English
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Join us in this online session via Microsoft Teams to learn how to create a profile on LinkedIn, the most popular platform for professional networking. This session will also cover how to write a good CV that you can incorporate into your LinkedIn profile. 
مقدمة للبحث العلمي
In Arabic
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Join us in this virtual lecture that introduces you to scientific research and its procedures, including choosing a problem or hypothesis and designing a systematic plan for investigating it. Participants will learn about research samples and measurement tools such as surveys and observations. This lecture is an opportunity for those who want to learn the basics of research and write a research paper in Arabic.
منتدى الكتاب العلمي: الكوارث الطبيعية في زمن الأوبئة
In Arabic
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This special online session of the Science Book Forum will be conducted via Dr. Essam Heggy's Facebook account and will discuss the environmental impacts of the Covid-19 lockdown in Qatar and how the vulnerability to natural disasters such as storms, earthquakes and tsunamis increases during pandemics. We will also discuss the cross-relation between pandemics, climate change and natural disasters.