All Events

Heritage Library's Permanent Exhibition
Heritage Library Exhibition Area
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Qatar National Library (QNL) invites you to visit its Heritage Library's permanent exhibition.
Data Visualization Digital Exhibition: Information is Beautiful
Interactive screens near the Teens Area
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We cordially invite you to visit our first digital exhibition entitled "Information is Beautiful".
The World through Picture Books Exhibition
Young Adults Area
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The World Through Picture Books is a collection of the best children's books from around the world, selected by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). Qatar National Library is proud to partner with IFLA in organizing this exhibition, which is being held for the first time in the Middle East and celebrates the importance of children's books in the development of children’s early learning skills, knowledge of their cultural and linguistic identity, and understanding of ideas and diversity.
Syria Under the French Mandate (1918-1946) Exhibition
Temporary Exhibition Area (on the bridge)
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Syria Under the French Mandate, a Library exhibition in partnership with the Museum of Islamic Art, focuses on Syria from 1918 – 1946, a time when France fulfilled the role of a controlling power in the area.
Come see the world’s longest bridge built from LEGO® bricks
Near the Teen Area
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At 33 meters long and weighing about half a ton, this is the longest Lego® brick bridge in the world, blending architecture, engineering and mathematics. The bridge was designed by Dr. Robin Sham of the UK-based Institution of Civil Engineers and uses more than 260,000 Lego® bricks. Students from local schools, as well as children and their families from around Qatar, helped assemble the bridge under the guidance of expert builders from Bright Bricks, a large-scale Lego® construction firm, along with AECOM engineers and volunteers.
Introduction to Photoshop
Information Literacy Instruction Room
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Are you interested in learning more about Adobe Photoshop? If so come and participate in this exciting workshop, where you will learn some of its basic functions, including how to add graphics and manipulate, crop, resize and color-correct digital photos.
The Pride of Qatar
Special Events Area
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Under the theme of ‘You are the Pride of Qatar,’ the Library is pleased to host a group of successful Qataris who have excelled in education and highlight their achievements and positive effect on society. This event will shed light on their efforts to achieve their goals that make them the pride of Qatar.
How to Search and Locate Library Resources (Arabic)
Computer Lab
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Through a series of hands-on activities, you'll learn about the Library's wide range of collections and information sources, as well as how to use the catalog to help you search more efficiently.
How to Search and Locate Library Resources (English)
Computer Lab 1
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Through a series of hands-on activities, you'll learn about the Library's wide range of collections and information sources, as well as how to use the catalog to help you search more efficiently.
Qatar’s Past and Present
Children’s Library
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How much do you know about Qatar’s past and present? Come test your knowledge and enjoy designing your own Qatari flag or medkhan, a traditional censer.