All Events

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Book Discussion: "Like Water For Chocolate"
In Arabic
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Join us for a group discussion of the great novel Like Water for Chocolate, by Laura Esquivel. Enjoy chocolates and coffee, and discover some authentic Mexican food recipes through the story of Tita and her amazing food culinary skills.
Conservation and Bookbinding Workshop
In English
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Join us for a two-day workshop of paper fun and learn how to create beautiful notebooks by hand with conservation technician Chanaka Perera! You’ll learn to use easy, softcover techniques to create unique, handmade books. Everyone will leave with two completed notebooks, made by their own hands. These handcrafted notebooks can be used as sketchbooks, diaries, travel journals or as a special place to gather your thoughts.
Become a Screenwriter with Dr. Majd Khaled Al-Ziara
In Arabic
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Do you have the interest, talent and passion for creative writing? Would you like to enter the world of cinema— the "seventh art"—and write a screenplay? We are excited to host Qatari writer Dr. Majd Khaled Al-Ziara, a PhD in creative writing, for a lecture about her book Your Way to Control a World of Your Invention: I Will Make You a Screenwriter.
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.
Be Conscious: Unbalanced Cheques
In Arabic
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Some underestimate the problems that can come with writing checks without sufficient balance, thinking that it is the easiest way to get out of financial distress. However, do so and you will find yourself in legal trouble.
Fun Science Experiments
In Arabic and English
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Children can explore the fun side of science by conducting experiments that teach scientific fundamentals and reveal the secrets of the world around us.
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!
Librarians in Qatar and Their Role in Information Literacy Development
In Arabic
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In this event, librarians in Qatar are welcome to share their intellectual heritage journies through their development of information literacy in Qatar's libraries.  
The Art of Improvising Public Speech Competition
In Arabic
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The Library, in collaboration with the Kanasha initiative, is pleased to invite you to come and watch an improvisational rhetoric competition, held in conjunction with the celebration of Arabic Language Day. Selected participants will be asked to speak on the spot on a certain topic given by a panel of judges. The winners of the first three positions will be given awards. 
Young Adults Film Club
In Arabic and English
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Ever wondered how movies look from the other side of the camera? Join our Young Adults Film Club and learn how to watch movies from a filmmaker’s perspective.