All Events

Learn How to Search and Locate QNL Resources (EN)
Computer Lab 1
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We will introduce the wide range of collections and types of information sources available to you as a member of the Library. You’ll learn how to use the Library catalog through hands-on activities, and we’ll also help you familiarize yourself with various search tools.
Off the Hook: Monthly Knitting and Crochet Circle
Open Lounge Terrace
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Join this casual gathering of knitters and crocheters to work on projects and share skills in a friendly atmosphere. Participants are welcome to bring their own supplies and projects or to 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!
Paywall: The Business of Scholarship
Special Events Area
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As part of International Open Access Week, we will screen the film Paywall: The Business of Scholarship. This documentary focuses on the need for open access to research and science, questions the rationale behind the $25.2 billion a year that flows into for-profit academic publishers, examines the 35-40% profit margin associated with the top academic publisher Elsevier, and looks at how that profit margin is often greater than some of the most profitable tech companies.
Weekly Knitting and Crochet Circle
Open Lounge Terrace
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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 to 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!
Apps for Accessibility 1
Information Literacy Instruction Room
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In this event for people with disabilities and their families and caretakers, we will demonstrate the wide range of accessibility apps. These are available on a wide range of devices and operating systems, and are designed to help people with a variety of disabilities.
Designing Presentations Using Prezi
Computer Lab 1
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In this introductory workshop, you will learn how to design interactive presentations using the online platform Prezi. We will cover effective presentation design elements and navigation within the platform.
Young Adults Book Club
Young Adults Area
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Share your thoughts on the selected book of the month with your fellow readers. This month, we will be discussing The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho’s world-famous novel about a shepherd who travels to the pyramids of Egypt in search of treasure.
Baby Shark Headbands
Children's Library
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Moms, bring your children (ages 1 – 5) to this interactive session where you can make baby shark headbands. These cute headbands can be used for games, pretend play or as part of costumes.
Classics by the Orchestra of the Filipino Youth in Qatar
Special Events Area
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The Orchestra of the Filipino Youth, a group of young music scholars from the Philippines, performs classical music favorites under the baton of conductor Joshua Dos Santos.
Is Our Food Contaminated with Chemicals?
Auditorium
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Are the vegetables we eat safe from pesticides? Are the fish we eat free of mercury? Is our tap water safe from contaminants?