All Events

Lego Architecture Challenge
Main Plaza
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Lego Architecture Challenge Join us for three hours of creative Lego fun! In this team-building activity, groups of five to seven participants must work together to build an architectural structure. We provide the Legos—you provide the imagination!
Postgraduate Peer Support Network
Heritage Library Presentation Room
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Struggling to think of a dissertation topic? Hitting a dead end with your research methodology? Emotionally and mentally drained because you can’t find the information you need for your researchPostgraduate work is tough, but with a little help from your fellow PhD students, you can survive it. Our informal postgraduate peer support network (P2SN) for aspiring and current postgraduate students is an opportunity to exchange information and knowledge, share expertise, and provide each other intellectual and emotional support.
Getting Started With Makey Makey
Young Adults Area
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How can everyday objects be used to control computers? In this session, you’ll learn how you can use the Makey Makey invention kit to turn ordinary objects into computer keyboards.
Workshop for Visually Impaired People
Auditorium
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On the occasion of International White Cane Day, which celebrates the movement of blind people from dependency to full participation in society, the Library will host a lecture and workshop for visually impaired people, led by Faisal Mohammed Al-Kooheji, Legal Advisor, North Oil Company, and Chairman of Qatar Social and Cultural Center for the Blind.
Music Fun for Babies and Toddlers
Children’s Library
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Join us for activities, songs, instruments, and props to help your child develop physically, intellectually and socially in a safe, fun and nurturing environment.
Open Access Week Workshop: Increasing the Visibility of National Research Outputs
Auditorium
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The Open Access (OA) Week Workshop will give participants a short introduction to OA publishing and cover some of the strategies that can help increase the visibility of a nation’s scientific output, both locally and globally.
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you See?
Children's Library
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What does the brown bear see? Join us as we read along with the classic children’s book that teaches about colors and animals through an engaging story.
The Power of Paradigms: Understanding How Others Perceive the World
Auditorium
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Have you ever drawn conclusions about a situation and later realized you were entirely wrong? Our paradigm is our experience in life, the collection of beliefs, concepts, theories, assumptions and ideas that determine how we interpret events. Join us for an open discussion to explore how we view the world through our own paradigms and how we can work to change our own thinking to understand others.
QNL Qatari Authors Forum
Special Events Area
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The Qatari Authors Forum gathers a group of influential Qatari authors to share their experiences in a discussion moderated by creative writer Amal Abdulmalik.
Learn How to Search and Locate QNL Resources (AR)
Computer Lab 1
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QNL's wide range of collections will be introduced to the participants and a hands-on activity on how to use the catalog will also be conducted and to help users familiarize themselves on how to do their own searching efficiently and what types of information sources are found in the library.