All Events

Photos may be taken during our events, including participants of all ages and children, and may be published. If you do not wish to have your photo taken, please approach the event organizer to let them know. 

Heritage Library's Permanent Exhibition
In Arabic and English
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We cordially invite you to visit our Heritage Library's permanent exhibition.
The Holy Kaaba Online Exhibition
In Arabic and English
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This online exhibition of 50 carefully selected items offers insights into the history of the Kaaba, the stages of its construction, its architectural features and adornment, and its religious and spiritual significance.
Explore the Library
In Arabic and English
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We are pleased to invite you to explore Qatar National Library on a guided tour led by our staff. Join us to learn all about the Library’s resources and facilities available to our members. You’ll also hear about the design and features of the iconic Library building.
Qatar, India & the Gulf Exhibition
In English
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Come see the Library’s exciting new exhibition, "Qatar, India & the Gulf: History, Culture and Society,” which examines the fascinating yet sometimes forgotten connections between historical India, Qatar and the Gulf—from shared cultures to shared empires—over the course of 4,600 years. The exhibition reveals how this ancient and enduring relationship has influenced their history, culture and society in profound and surprising ways.
Chess Club
In Arabic and 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.
Our Qatar
In Arabic
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We all love different things about Qatar. This is your chance to make your own unique collage picture frame that represents what Qatar means to you.
Comic Book Launch with Jassim Al Mohannadi
In Arabic and English
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We are excited to host the launch of Qatari writer Jassim Al Mohannadi's first comic book, Primeval. Jassim will discuss his experience in writing a comic book, including the process of drafting the plot. He will also sign copies of the book.
A Journey to Space
In Arabic
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What is the red planet called? What about the one with the ring around it? Do you like rockets as much as we do? Then come to the Library wearing something that shows your love of space and listens to a story from the book A Rocket to Space. After the story, we'll make our own colorful miniature spaceships. 
Philharmonic at the Library: Tchaikovsky’s "Album for the Young"
In Arabic and English
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Pyotr Tchaikovsky's Album for the Young (or Children's Album) consists of 24 short pieces composed in 1878 and dedicated to Tchaikovsky's favorite nephew. Originally for the piano, they will be performed in this concert using Gennady Krutikov's string quintet arrangement.
Qatar in My Eyes with Ahmed Almaadheed
In Arabic
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We invite you to this exciting opportunity to meet artist Ahmed Al Maadeed. He will talk about his creative journey as an artist, and will tell you all about his iconic painting "Tamim the Glorious". Ahmed will be available for photos and to sign autographs.