Past Events

Philharmonic at the Library: Johann Strauss New Year’s Concert
Special Events Area
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Musicians from Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra perform a Viennese New-Year’s style concert in the monthly free chamber series.
Presenting Your Scientific Research
Auditorium
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An important part of scientific research is sharing it. In this workshop, you'll learn how to present your research to others at your school or university in a professional way, without fear or stress.
Weekly Knitting and Crochet Circle
Main Plaza
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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!
Introduction to Digital Photography for Women
Computer Lab
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Professional photographer Rawda Al-Rasheed will lead this two-day workshop in which you'll learn the basics of digital photography. Bring your camera and we'll show you how, with the right shutter speeds, aperture settings, ISO settings, light, exposure and camera angles, you can take great photos.
Online Database Training for Middle School and High School Students
Auditorium
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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.
Online Database Training for Middle School and High School Students
Auditorium
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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.
DIY Snow Globe
Young Adults Area
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Learn how to create your own snow globe out of your own toys. Bring your toy and an empty jar with you to make a winter wonderland!
English Creative Writing Circle
Open Lounge Terrace
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Is 2019 the year you'll finally focus on the novel or short story you’ve been planning to write?
Best Apps for the Visually Impaired
Assistive Technology Room
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Join us for a hands-on workshop to help you or a family member find the best iOS or Android apps designed specifically for visually impaired users.
How to Search and Locate Library Resources (English)
Computer Lab
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We will introduce the wide range of collections and types of information sources available to you as a member of the Library. You’ll learn how to use the Library catalog through hands-on activities, and we’ll also help you familiarize yourself with various search tools.