Past Events

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Read, Think, Debate: Read Between the Lines with Qatar Debate
In English
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Many people assume that books contain objective knowledge. Join us for a discussion with Qatar Debate about how you can question and critically analyze different types of texts by understanding their purpose, logic and arguments. You'll learn how to use debate analysis skills to identify logical fallacies and argumentative loopholes within different texts.
Building Challenge With Cubes
In English
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If you like to build, join us for a fun activity where you can put your creative skills to work as you build imaginative objects using cubes.
Football: Beyond Sports
In Arabic and English
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Football has become larger than a game. It wields considerable political influence, and the power politics of football are visible worldwide. Join us for a talk by Matthias Krug, author of Journeys on a Football Carpet, which traces the history of football in Qatar and the process of bidding for the FIFA World Cup 2022. A panel discussion will follow featuring legendary football manager and World Cup ambassador Bora Milutinovic, Qatar Women's National Team goalkeeper Shaima Abdullah, and Qatari football icon Badr Bilal, who will talk about the role of football in politics and society. 
Building Challenge With Cubes
In English
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If you like to build, join us for a fun activity where you can put your creative skills to work as you build imaginative objects using cubes.
Mental Sports
In Arabic
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Come celebrate the spirit of sports day and participate in various activities for families that will challenge your mind in fun and educational ways.
Storytime at the Library
In Arabic
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Join us for Storytime every Monday at the Children's Library. In February, we will read stories on the theme of the environment and make up our own together.
Toddlers Storytime
In English
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Bring your little ones to the Children's Library for a fun-filled morning of reading, music, movement and activities together.
Second Student Robotics Exhibition
In English
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The engineers and inventors of tomorrow will show off their robotics-related projects in this exhibition. Learn how these high school students created their robots to perform a wide range of functions. This event is in collaboration with the US Embassy in Qatar.
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.
Voice Skills
In Arabic
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Presenting to your peers and teachers is a critical skill in your educational career. In this session, you'll learn how to develop the right tone and voice to effectively deliver your presentations.