All Events

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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 Online Exhibition
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.
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.
The Art of Improvising Public Speech Contest
In Arabic
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The Library, in collaboration with the Kanasha initiative, is pleased to invite you to participate in the Art of Improvising Public Speech Competition, to be held in December 2019 to mark the celebration of International Arabic Language Day on 18 December.
Qatar, India & the Gulf Exhibition
In English
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Come see the Library’s exciting new exhibition, "Qatar, India & the Gulf: History, Culture and Society,” which examines the fascinating yet sometimes forgotten connections between historical India, Qatar and the Gulf—from shared cultures to shared empires—over the course of 4,600 years. The exhibition reveals how this ancient and enduring relationship has influenced their history, culture and society in profound and surprising ways.
Storytime at the Library
In Arabic
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Join us for Storytime every Monday at the Children's Library. In November, we will read stories about India and the Far East.
Bookshare Orientation and Registration
In English
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Bookshare is an online database for people with print disabilities. It provides audiobooks, read-along books, DAISY talking books, and braille and large-font books. You can customize your reading experience with ebooks in formats that work according to your needs. This event will help you find resources on Bookshare; the latter part of the program will teach you how to register for membership. Bookshare account registration is every Monday from 5:00 – 7:00 PM.
Make Your Own Device With Arduino
In English
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Learn how to make your very first device using Arduino! This workshop for beginners will teach you the basics of Arduino, which opens a world of possibilities for you to tap into your innovative side.
Advanced Database Search Techniques
In Arabic and English
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This practical session aims to teach the basics of how to search the wide variety of databases offered by the Library. We'll learn how to search using filters, Boolean operators, modifiers and keywords.
Edifice // Artifice
In Arabic and English
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