All Events

Talent Showcase
Auditorium
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If you have a talent and want to show it off to others, join us! You'll have 10 minutes to showcase your scientific, artistic, musical or other passion and share it with others.
Readers and Opinions Book Club
HL Presentation Room
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The Library is pleased to invite you to the first meeting of the Readers and Opinions Book Club. We will be discussing The Bamboo Stalk, by Saud Alsanousi. The book is available at User Services Desk.
How Pictures Tell Stories
Innovation Station 1
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How do you tell a story with a picture? In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn how to pick the perfect shots and connect images to tell a complete story.
Charting a Course for Qatar’s Sustainable Urban Future: A People’s Perspective
Auditorium
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Building a sustainable society is a responsibility that we all share, and in this half-day workshop, you can be a part of developing a sustainability plan from the people’s perspective. We will discuss how new ideas such as sharing and collaborative economy, healthy and local/slow food, and behavioral changes. In addition, we will think about ways that the UN’s Sustainability Development Goals can be applied to Qatar. The maximum number of participants is 60, so be sure to register early.
Teen Advisory Group
Auditorium
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Do you have the passion to help the community, develop leadership skills and interact with other teens at QNL? So what are you waiting for, join us in the session of TAG and become a member!
Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge: The Role of the National Library
Auditorium
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The theme of this year’s International Open Access Week ‘Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge,’ which aims to explore the question of how we can design open systems to ensure that they are inclusive, equitable and truly serve the needs of a diverse global community. Dr. Torsten Reimer of the British Library and Dr. Hilal Lashuel of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology will discuss the role of the national libraries in ensuring an equitable system. Attendees will also be invited to share their thoughts on how we can collaborate with international and national stakeholders to open up access to our scientific and cultural heritage.
Music Fun for Babies and Toddlers
Children’s Library
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Join us for activities, songs, instruments, and props to help your child develop physically, intellectually and socially in a safe, fun and nurturing environment.
Introduction to Photoshop
Innovation Station 1
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This hands-on workshop will introduce you to the basics of Adobe Photoshop, one of the most popular and widely used programs for photo editing.
How to Borrow Ebooks, Audiobooks and Digital Magazines
Computer Lab 1
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Your Library membership gives you access to thousands of e-books, audiobooks and digital magazines. Bring your iOS or Android device and we’ll show you how to enjoy them all!
How To Stream Music And Watch Concert Performances
Computer Lab 1
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With your Library membership, you can listen to music and watch recorded concert performances from the QNL Online Resources. We’ll introduce you to Naxos Music Library, Naxos Music Library Jazz, Naxos Music Library World and Naxos Video Library, and show you how to search for music on these platforms.