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. 

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.
Together for a Green Future
In Arabic
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Participate in this interactive workshop with Aisha Al Maadeed, founder of the Green Future Initiative. She will raise awareness about reducing the use of plastic and how you can replace them with environmentally friendly materials.
Qatar Art Exhibition for Young Adults
In English
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We invite all talented young adult artists to showcase their appreciation for Qatari culture through painting and other art forms. This two-hour session will give you the opportunity to work alongside several members of Qatar’s arts community. The Library will display some of the participants’ artworks.
Press Here!
In English
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What will happen when you press the yellow dot? What about when you rub it? To find out, join us at this parent and toddler storytime and play session, where we'll read from the book Press Here.       
Storytime at the Library
In Arabic
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Join us for Storytime every Monday at the Children's Library. In December, we will read stories written by Qatari Authors.
Movie Screening: "The Challenge"
In Arabic and English
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Join us for a screening of the award-winning 2017 documentary The Challenge, by Italian visual artist Yuri Ancarani. The movie was shot entirely in Qatar and shows scenes from the world of falconry and stunning views of the country. Watch the movie’s trailer here.
Qatar's Landmarks
In Arabic and English
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Let’s drop pins on the map of Qatar to locate landmarks and learn information about them. This exciting activity will help us create an informational Map of Qatar.
Homework Club
In English
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Need a place to study? How about some help with your homework or assignment? The Library is the place to be. We will have volunteers ready to support you with your academic needs in math, science, and English.
Qatar and the British Indian Empire: Talk and Tour of the "Qatar, India & the Gulf" Exhibition
In Arabic and English
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Qatar and parts of the Indian subcontinent have belonged to the same empires on six occasions since 120 BCE. In this talk, Dr. James Onley, the Library's Director of Historical Research and Partnerships, tells the fascinating yet mostly forgotten story of Qatar and the British Indian Empire from 1916 to 1947. This will be followed by a guided tour of the "Qatar, India & the Gulf" exhibition at the Library.
Build Your Robot
In English
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Building and programming robots is no longer limited to the realm of science fiction or advanced research centers. Rather, it has become an important skill, combining several disciplines, including design, engineering, mathematics, science, physics and programming. In this fun workshop, you'll learn how to build and program a robot.