Dear guests,

The Library’s events and workshops will continue to be offered online until further notice, despite re-opening our doors to the public. About 24 hours before the event, a librarian will send you the link you can use to attend. 

All Events

معرض الكعبة المشرفة عبر موقعنا الإلكتروني
In Arabic and English
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This online exhibition of 50 carefully selected items offers insights into the history of the Kaaba, the stages of its construction, its architectural features and adornment, and its religious and spiritual significance. 
معرض ملصقات السينما العربية: ذكريات وفنون
In Arabic and English
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We are pleased to present a special digital exhibition of distinctive posters from our Heritage Library’s Arab Cinema Archive.
هيا نتحدث اللغة التركية!
In English
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A new language is a new key to communicate with others and to learn about their culture. Join the virtual Turkish language classes for beginners, with cooperation with Yunus Emre Institute, the cultural institute of Turkey.
استكشف مكتبة قطر الوطنية
In Arabic and English
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We are pleased to invite you to visit and explore Qatar National Library. Our staff are happy to give you a tour highlighting the Library’s services and resources.
الدعم عن بُعد لواجبات العلوم والرياضيات
In English
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Having trouble with your math or science homework? We are happy to continue to help! The support will be provided online via Microsoft Teams. 
حلقة الحياكة والكروشيه الأسبوعية عن بُعد
In Arabic and English
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Join our Virtual Knitting and Crochet Meetup to share experiences, information and more. Show us what you’re working on every Thursday in March from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Everyone is welcome, including beginners and those who want to learn. Grab your yarn and needles and let’s chat! The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
وقت الحكاية للأطفال الصغار عبر الإنترنت
In English
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Spend a fun-filled time with reading, music movement and activities with your little ones. This event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
مؤجل - نادي الكتاب العلمي: المهمة أُويسِس
In Arabic
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We are sorry to inform you that due to unforeseen circumstances, the "Science Book Forum: OASIS Mission" event scheduled for 5 March 2021 has been postponed until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience.
ورشة مهارات الكتابة الإبداعية لليافعين
In Arabic
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In the Creative Writing Skills Workshop, Andalous Ibrahim will show you how to write different pieces, including articles, stories, and text for radio and TV. You will also learn simple methods to use your skills to effectively deliver information. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
المرأة والإعاقة
In English
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Join this discussion about topics such as women with disabilities, gender equality, culture, and women's active participation in decision-making in their public life and healthcare. This fascinating program features Nawal Akram, a comedian, Paralympic athlete, disability rights campaigner, social influencer and Education Above All Youth Advocate. She  founded Muscular Dystrophy Qatar to raise awareness of the condition and was named one of BBC's 100 Women in 2017. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
تأملات في خطابات صاحبة السموّ الشيخة موزا بنت ناصر
In Arabic
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In celebration of International Women's Day, we will discuss the speeches of Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation, and their role in supporting the UN's Sustainable Development goals and the Qatar National Vision 2030. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
وقت القصة عبر الإنترنت
In Arabic
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Join us for Online Storytime every week. We will read stories and make up our own together. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. 
المحاضرة الثانية من سلسلة محاضرات العلامات المائية: العلامات المائية: دلالاتها وأشكالها وتصنيفها وأماكن تواجدها على سطح الورقة
In Arabic
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This lecture sheds light on the forms of watermarks, their classification and the meanings of these forms. Are they symbols that have messages or just letters and drawings selected by paper makers? Sub-watermarks that appeared in the 10th century AH will also be discussed, as well as the the countries that used watermarks and the forms used in these countries.
هل أنت عضو جديد في المكتبة؟
In Arabic
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Are you a new Library member or just haven’t visited us in a while? Join us for an introductory session about Library membership. You’ll hear about your benefits and responsibilities as a member, get information about our borrowing policies and how to use our self-borrowing stations, and learn how to find books and other resources in our collections. Sign up and start getting the most out of your membership! The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
تدريب على المصادر الإلكترونية بالمكتبة لطلاب المدارس الإعدادية والثانوية
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. The workshop will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. 
نادي الشطرنج
In Arabic and English
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Did you know that chess improves memory, problem-solving and IQ? It's also a wonderful way to improve focus, flex those creativity muscles, and most importantly, kids have fun playing.
كيف أبحث عن مخطوط؟
In English, with Arabic Interpretation
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How do you search for a manuscript? How do you choose the correct historical manuscript for study or publishing? These are initial questions that come to the minds of students or researchers who embark on their journey of dealing with Islamic-Arabic manuscripts, either for editing and publishing, studying them physically (codicology and paleography) or artistically (arts of the book), or other disciplines of scholarship. General intellectuals interested in history, classical texts and intellectual heritage, and those who want to read primary sources in their original witnesses might be interested in the same questions.
الدعم عن بُعد لواجبات العلوم والرياضيات
In English
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Having trouble with your math or science homework? We are happy to continue to help! The support will be provided online via Microsoft Teams. 
وقت الحكاية للأطفال الصغار عبر الإنترنت
In English
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Spend a fun-filled time with reading, music movement and activities with your little ones. This event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
القبعات الست لتنمية التفكير الإبداعي
In Arabic
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Six Thinking Hats is one of the most important methods of creative thinking. Join us to learn the importance of each hat and its characteristics. The workshop will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. 
مهارات التأثير الصوتي
In Arabic
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This session will help you develop the right tone and voice to effectively deliver your presentation. This session will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
نادي البرمجة لليافعين
In Arabic
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Programming is now at the center of the digital era we live in, and it's needed in many different jobs. If you are 12 to 18 years old and you enjoy programming, join our Coding Club and challenge yourself to learn the basics. This session will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
مخيم الربيع: الذكاء الاصطناعي والروبوت الافتراضي
In English
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Participants will be introduced to the basics of robotics, digital robotics and programming, and the relationship between robotics and artificial intelligence (AI), then apply AI technology on a robot using special software. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
مخيم الربيع للتكنولوجيا والتصنيع الرقمي: قائمة ورش العمل
In English
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The Library, in collaboration with Studio 5/6, an information and communications technology makerspace initiative by the Ministry of Transport and Communications, will host the first Spring Makers in March. During the workshop, participants will discover a variety of new technology skills and digital fabrication tools in an enjoyable and fun atmosphere. Participants registering for the workshops may register as per the age assigned for each workshop. The workshop will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. 
مخيم الربيع: التعلّم الآلي
In English
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In this session, participants will learn about the basics ofmachine learning and create their own apps that implementthese concepts through image classification. Partecipants will train an image classification model using a web-basedinterface. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
مخيم الربيع: اكتشف المدينة التعليمية الافتراضية
In English
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In this workshop, participants will learn about virtual reality using software and their imagination to create their own digital Education City. They will upload and control characters inside the scene and change their properties to match reality. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. 
مخيم الربيع: بناء مكتبة افتراضية
In English
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In this workshop, participants will build a virtual library space in CoSpaces, adding advanced shapes and creating futuristic spaces. Using virtual reality software, participants will explore and walk thought the space they create. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
مقدمة لمهارات الكتابة في اختبار IELTS
In English
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By the end of this introductory information session, you will have an understanding of what the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) writing tasks consist of and what examiners look for. You’ll also learn about what the band descriptors are and how they apply to the writing tasks.
وقت القصة عبر الإنترنت
In Arabic
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Join us for Online Storytime every week. We will read stories and make up our own together. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. 
المحاضرة الثالثة من سلسلة محاضرات العلامات المائية: الفترات الزمنية المدروسة للعلامات المائية من خلال الفهارس الورقية والإلكترونية
In Arabic
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This lecture discusses the most important watermark indexes, the forms used in each index, and the studied time periods in each paper or electronic index. For example, the Briquet's Index covers watermarks from 1282 to 1600 AD. What are forms that are listed in Charles-Moïse Briquet's encyclopedia on watermarks? This lecture will assist researchers to shorten the time spent searching for the date of scribing a manuscript that includes a specific watermark by directly previewing the index that contains the watermark under study without wasting time searching within all the indexes.
مخيم الربيع: برمجة بوصلة قابلة للارتداء
In English
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Participants will be introduced to circuits, microcontrollers, how they work and how to distinguish the difference between MCUs and MPUs. They will also be introduced to coding and code a Micro Bit board to make a wearable compass. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
مخيم الربيع: برمجة الإشارات الضوئية المحمولة للدراجات
In English
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In this workshop, participants will be introduced to circuits and how they work in order to learn about microcontrollers. They will also be introduced to coding and coding types in order to use an  Adafruit board to make a wearable cycling signal. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
العلوم من حولي
In English
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Children may be at home, but that shouldn’t stop them from having hands-on fun learning. With Kitchen Science, we’ll use everyday objects from around the house to do cool science experiments. Every month, there will be a different activity highlighting a different science topic. This event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.Date: 16 March 2021 Time: 4:00 – 5:00 PMLanguage: EnglishTarget Audience: Children ages 6 – 12Seats are limited. To register, please click the button below.
تدريب على المصادر الإلكترونية بالمكتبة لطلاب المدارس الإعدادية والثانوية
In Arabic
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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. The workshop will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. 
مخيم الربيع: إنشاء الأنماط في لغة جافا
In English
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Participants will be introduced to patterns in the field of fashion, and then building on that knowledge, they will also learn new Java concepts and use them to create their own patterns. Please download the free program Processing before the workshop at https://processing.org/download. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
مخيم الربيع: السباق الرقمي
In English
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In this session, participants will be introduced to a digital sports race in order to code an arcade console to make a racing game. They will also learn about the technological equipment used for the sport. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
نادي الشطرنج
In Arabic and English
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Did you know that chess improves memory, problem-solving and IQ? It's also a wonderful way to improve focus, flex those creativity muscles, and most importantly, kids have fun playing.
التحديات السلوكية والمشكلات الحسية عند الأطفال
In Arabic
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Have you ever wondered if your child’s behavior is due to sensory issues? In this session, parents and caregivers will be introduced to different types of sensory difficulties and the difference between behavioral challenges and sensory challenges. The session will be presented by Mr. Bassam Adel Hamad, Occupational Therapist at Qatar Foundation Learning Center (TLC). The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. 
الدعم عن بُعد لواجبات العلوم والرياضيات
In English
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Having trouble with your math or science homework? We are happy to continue to help! The support will be provided online via Microsoft Teams. 
مخيم الربيع: المسح ثلاثي الأبعاد
In English
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In this session, participants will learn reverse-engineering technology and implement it by scanning an object with the 3D scanner app. They'll then fabricate it using a 3D printer. Please download the QLONE mobile app before the session. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
مخيم الربيع: تصميم وتصنيع معدات رياضية مُخصَّصَة
In English
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Participants will learn about 3D modeling and be introduced to Tinkercad. They will design, create and customize 3D sports equipment that can be fabricated with a 3D printer. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
مقدمة عن خدمة جوجل للتخزين السحابي
In English
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This workshop will introduce Google Drive, one of the leading online storage apps that can help you store your files and convert them to different formats. You will also learn how to quickly and efficiently collaborate on the same documents with your team members. The workshop will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
المحاضرة الرابعة من سلسلة محاضرات العلامات المائية: إشكالية تحديد عُمر الورق بين تاريخ الصنع والاستعمال
In Arabic
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Dmitry Likhachov believes that the maximum period that paper takes from the date of its manufacture until the period of scribing on it is 10 years, depending on the distance between the place where the paper was made (Italy, for example) and the place of scribing on it (Egypt, for example).
هل أنت عضو جديد في المكتبة؟
In English
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Are you a new Library member or just haven’t visited us in a while? Join us for an introductory session about Library membership. You’ll hear about your benefits and responsibilities as a member, get information about our borrowing policies and how to use our self-checkout stations, and learn how to find books and other resources in our collections. Sign up and start getting the most out of your membership! The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
وقت القصة عبر الإنترنت
In Arabic
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Join us for Online Storytime every week. We will read stories and make up our own together. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. 
ساعدوني كي أنام
In Arabic
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It is often difficult for parents to get their babies and toddlers to get enough sleep every night. This results in undesired mood swings and sleep deprivation. Sleep Consultant Marwa Al Rahmani has some tried and tested techniques that can help babies establish healthy sleep habits. She will also discuss how parents can create a flexible schedule that allow restful nights for both baby and parents.
تدريب على المصادر الإلكترونية بالمكتبة لطلاب المدارس الإعدادية والثانوية
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. The workshop will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. 
التربية بالحدث
In Arabic
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Every day we encounter real-life situations that can be used to raise informed and educated children. In this session by Khadija Al-Dabsheh, Management Development Expert and Specialist in Strategic Planning, you will get to know the ways and techniques of using the environment and real-life situations as they occur to share a learning moment with your children. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. 
تنظيم اقتباساتك المرجعية باستخدام Zotero
In English
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In this workshop, our librarian will guide you through how to organize your resources using Zotero. Zotero is a tool that will help you collect, manage and cite your references. Using Zotero, you can attach PDFs, notes and images to your citations. It will also organize your resources into collections for different projects and create bibliographies. You'll learn all that and more in this program. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
نادي الشطرنج
In Arabic and English
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Did you know that chess improves memory, problem-solving and IQ? It's also a wonderful way to improve focus, flex those creativity muscles, and most importantly, kids have fun playing.
معلومات عن خدمات المكتبة باللغة الفلبينية
In Filipino
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Do you have questions about the Qatar National Library’s services? Join us in this exciting conversation with our Filipino Library staff! This event is driven to ensure that all residents of Qatar are engaged and involved in our community of learning, where members explore free access to a vast array of information and connect through meaningful programming. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
انقراض التنوع البيولوجي في عصر التغير المناخي
In English
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Biodiversity is a critical measure of the Earth's health. Ironically, maintaining biodiversity levels and functioning ecosystems is critical to ameliorating climate change, yet climate change is expected to cause serious disruptions to Earth's ecological systems, resulting in an overall loss of biodiversity and a reduction of valuable goods and services provided to humans. To discuss this grave and worrying situation, Tina Birmpili, Deputy Executive Secretary of United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) will share recent research findings. Qatar National Library and Arab Youth Climate Movement Qatar is co-organizing this event as a part of the Earth Talks series. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
حلقة الحياكة والكروشيه الأسبوعية عن بُعد
In Arabic and English
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Join our Virtual Knitting and Crochet Meetup to share experiences, information and more. Show us what you’re working on every Thursday in March from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Everyone is welcome, including beginners and those who want to learn. Grab your yarn and needles and let’s chat! The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
الدعم عن بُعد لواجبات العلوم والرياضيات
In English
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Having trouble with your math or science homework? We are happy to continue to help! The support will be provided online via Microsoft Teams. 
استكشف مكتبة الأطفال الإلكترونية!
In Arabic
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Join this session and explore the amazing electronic collection available for young readers on the Library’s website. The collection is available to you any day of the week, any time of day, and includes audiobooks, read-along, games, puzzles, printouts and more. To ensure you get the maximum benefit from this session, please keep your membership information ready. If you do not have a membership, please register here. This event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
الموسم الثاني من سلسلة لقاءات "باحثون متميزون": تصميم استطلاعات الرأي وتحليلها
In English
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In the second season of the Productive Researcher Series, we will focus on research methodologies. We will bring experts from around the world to discuss on most commonly used research methodologies. The second discussion will be on Survey Design and Analysis. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
اللقاء الشهري لنادي الكتاب العربي: كتاب "كاريزما الأنوثة"
In Arabic
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Join the Arabic Book Club for a virtual book discussion. We will discuss Charisma of Femininity, by Reham Al Rashidi. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
المحاضرة الخامسة من سلسلة محاضرات العلامات المائية: قراءة في موسوعة شارل مويز بريكي
In Arabic
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In 1917, Charles-Moïse Briquet produced the mammoth four-volume work Les Filigranes, in which 16,112 watermarks were collected from libraries and archives, official documents of courts, and records of notaries in different European countries.
نقطة، نقطة، نقطة!
In Arabic
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All pictures are made with tiny dots of color! Bring the materials below and prepare to create art using the dotting technique by making one dot at a time:PencilColored markersWhite paperEraser
وقت القصة عبر الإنترنت
In Arabic
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Join us for Online Storytime every week. We will read stories and make up our own together. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. 
المرأة والجغرافيا
In Arabic
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Join this talk about women's role in geography, included their participation, achievements and changes enacted.
استكشف مكتبة الأطفال الإلكترونية!
In Arabic
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Join this session and explore the amazing electronic collection available for young readers on the Library’s website. The collection is available to you any day of the week, any time of day, and includes audiobooks, read-along, games, puzzles, printouts and more. To ensure you get the maximum benefit from this session, please keep your membership information ready. If you do not have a membership, please register here. This event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams.
نادي الشطرنج
In Arabic and English
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Did you know that chess improves memory, problem-solving and IQ? It's also a wonderful way to improve focus, flex those creativity muscles, and most importantly, kids have fun playing.
اللقاء الشهري لنادي الروايات الإنجليزية: رواية "الأرض الطيبة"
In English
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Join the English Fiction Book Club for a virtual book discussion of The Good Earth, by Pearl S. Buck. The event will be conducted online via Microsoft Teams. To get a copy of the book, you will need to fill out the Library visit form and mention that you're coming to borrow the English Fiction Book Club book. You will find your copy at the User Services Desk, and you will need your Library membership card to self-checkout the book.