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. 

Heritage Library's Permanent Exhibition
In Arabic and English
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We cordially invite you to visit our Heritage Library's permanent exhibition.
The Holy Kaaba Exhibition
In Arabic and English
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The Holy Kaaba is the most sacred site of Islam, held by Muslims to be the House of God. Pilgrimage to the Kaaba is one of the fundamental rites of Islam, and its location determines the direction Muslims turn to for their prayers.
Explore the Library
In Arabic and English
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We are pleased to invite you to explore Qatar National Library on a guided tour led by our staff. Join us to learn all about the Library’s resources and facilities available to our members. You’ll also hear about the design and features of the iconic Library building.
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.
Introduction to Photoshop
In Arabic
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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.
Qatar's Old Tales
In Arabic and English
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The Library, in collaboration with the Qatari Authors Forum, is pleased to host Saleh Gharib. He will explore dialogue between the most important traditions, proverbs and legends in a way that explains their meanings and when to use them. The lecture will include the most popular literary traditions in Qatari society to restore memories of the past.
Share, Save and Spend
In English
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What do children know about financial literacy? Join us in this program to develop and build your child’s financial skills, including the importance of money, saving and banking.
The Moon and Beyond: The Experience of Space and the Future of Exploration
In Arabic and English
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Celebrate 50 years since the moon landing with a special presentation at the Library, in collaboration with the US Embassy in Doha. Dr. Mary Ellen Weber, a former NASA astronaut who flew on two Space Shuttle flights, will talk about her experiences in space and the future of exploring the final frontier. Dr. Weber is a consultant in technology, innovation, strategic communications and high-risk operations, and serves on the NASA Advisory Council Committee on Technology, Innovation and Engineering.
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!
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.