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. 

Your Fairy Tale Painting
In Arabic and English
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Join us as creative artist Mariana Mohsen hosts a fun workshop where you can highlight your artistic skills by drawing your own painting of a scene from a fairy tale.
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. This session is for middle and high school students.
Young Adults Film Club
In Arabic and English
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Join our film Club and Lean how to watch films from a filmmaker’s prospective.
Arabic Creative Writing Workshop
In Arabic
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In collaboration with Radhi Al Hajri, founder of Zekreet Publishing and Distribution, we are pleased to announce a series of Arabic creative writing workshops. These sessions will aim to refine the creative writing skills of promising writers and build a strong foundation for creative tools to support local literature.
Draw a Photo from Qatar's History
In Arabic
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Come show off your artistic skills by drawing one of our historical photos of Qatar with instruction and guidance from Qatari artist Fahad Almaadheed. The drawing class will begin with an introduction to the Qatar Photographic Collection at the Heritage Library by librarian Maryam Al-Mutawa.
International Literacy Day: Our Children and Books
In Arabic
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Children are born ready to learn and acquire language. By establishing a early relationship with books, a child can get a head start on a rewarding path for lifelong learning.
In Arabic and English
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In celebration of World Literacy Day and in collaboration with the Qatar National Committee for Education, Culture and Science, Dr. Hassan Ali Diba will speak about Qatar's efforts to combat illiteracy and highlight the importance of learning languages throughout history. He will also discuss the role of the National Commissions and UNESCO in the literacy of future generations, the challenges faced by contemporary languages, and new horizons under the continuous technological progress. The lecture will be followed by an introduction to the Mango Languages database available to Library members
Storytime at the Library
In Arabic
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Join us for storytime every Monday at the Children's Library. In September, we'll read fairy tales both traditional and new.
Children's Pottery Painting
In Arabic
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Decorate your own ceramic pot! Children will learn about the color wheel and how to mix different shades using primary colors.
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!