Past Events

Our Children Matter: Daily Routines and Home Safety
In Arabic
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"Our Children Matter" is a series of lectures that focus on topics in the field of childhood, education and children's health. In this session, Ghania Alsaboni, from Qatar Nanny Training Academy, will present the importance of daily routines and home safety for children. The lecture will include discussions and hands-on activities.
Building Challenge With Cubes
In English
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If you like to build, join us for a fun activity where you can create imaginative objects using cubes.
Our Children Matter: Daily Routines and Home Safety
In English
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"Our Children Matter" is a series of lectures that focus on topics in the field of childhood, education and children's health. In this session, Graziella Ghosn, from Qatar Nanny Training Academy, will present the importance of daily routines and home safety for children. The lecture will include discussions and hands-on activities.
A Journey Through the World of Diamonds
In Arabic and English
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Join us as jewelry designer Einas Mohammad tells us about the origin of diamonds and how they are extracted from the ground, as well as the countries most famous for diamonds. The lecture will include tips from designers on how to buy or choose diamonds, and will be followed by a discussion session with specialists in the field.
Philharmonic at the Library: Music for Wind Ensemble
In Arabic and English
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The first Philharmonic at the Library concert of the season features works for wind instruments, performed by members of the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra.
Nurturing Creative and Gifted Children
In Arabic
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This training for teachers and parents will show you how to nurture and guide gifted and creative children to help them get the most out of their talents.
Your Fairy Tale Painting
In Arabic and English
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Join us as creative artist Mariana Mohsen hosts a fun workshop where you can highlight your artistic skills by drawing your own painting of a scene from a fairy tale.
Online Database Training for Middle School and High School Students
In 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. This session is for middle and high school students.
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 Moon and Beyond: The Experience of Space and the Future of Exploration
In Arabic and English
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Celebrate 50 years since the moon landing with a special presentation at the Library, in collaboration with the US Embassy in Doha. Dr. Mary Ellen Weber, a former NASA astronaut who flew on two Space Shuttle flights, will talk about her experiences in space and the future of exploring the final frontier. Dr. Weber is a consultant in technology, innovation, strategic communications and high-risk operations, and serves on the NASA Advisory Council Committee on Technology, Innovation and Engineering.