All Events

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Be a Successful Speaker
In Arabic
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Public speaking is an important skill, but it can also be very intimidating. This workshop will help you face your audience with confidence and teach you to become a successful presenter.
Systematic Literature Searching on Health Sciences
In English
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Are you a health professional and conducting a research on health sciences? Join our workshop by the clinical librarian, Abdul Kareem Pullattayil to learn the skills of systematic literature searching and discover the Library's rich print and online collections that you may find relevant to your topic or interest area.
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.
Storytime at the Library
In Arabic
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Join us for Storytime every Monday at the Children's Library.
Light is Hiding the Stars
In Arabic
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In the past, we were able to the stars with the naked eye, as the sky was clear. Nowadays, the sky is not clear anymore due to excessive light obscuring its natural beauty. Join us to learn about the phenomenon of light pollution of the sky and the implications of the use of artificial light and the deprivation of the view of the starry sky that our ancestors enjoyed.
3 in 1 Research Tool Guide
In Arabic and English
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Online research tools can save you time, expand your reach and provide you with valuable information. Join us for an express guide to three of the most popular research resources: Dropbox, Survey Monkey and Google Docs.
English Fiction Book Club: "In the Woods"
In English
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In this month's English Fiction Book Club, we will discuss In the Woods, by Tana French. The mystery is told through the eyes of an Irish detective attempting to solve a murder while coping with a traumatic experience from his own past.
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!
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.
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.