Past Events

Travel the World With Mango Languages
Computer Lab
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“To learn a language is to have one more window from which to look at the world.” – Chinese Proverb
First Blanket for My Baby
Main plaza
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A baby's first blanket is an important companion as he or she grows up. That blanket is even more special if you make it yourself with love and warmth. Expecting mothers are welcome to join us to create wool blankets for their babies.
Phone Photography
Young Adults Area
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You don't need a fancy camera to take great pictures. Bring your phone and let’s get creative around the Library!
Marbling on a Mug: A Global Art
Auditorium
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This is your chance to learn about the art of marbling. We'll start with a short presentation about the history of the art and the science behind marbling. After the presentation, we'll give you a mug that you can personalize using marbling.
Research Clinic: Looking for Science and Technology Articles
Computer Lab
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Get to know the Library's wide range of collections related to science and technology, and learn how to find the article you are looking for. Come take part in a hands-on activity to help you familiarize yourself with how to do your own literature search on various online databases.
Ozobot Coding
Young Adults Area
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Learn to code using one of the world's smallest robots! You'll learn the commands that enable your Ozobot to complete several different coding challenges.
IELTS Help is Here
Auditorium
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IELTS is an international assesment of your English proficiency, used in more than 100 countries. In this event, you'll discover free, open access resources that will help you pass the academic IELTS. The event will include practice exercises and videos. All levels of English speakers are invited.
Weekly Knitting and Crochet Circle
Main Plaza
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Join this casual gathering of knitters and crocheters every Thursday in the Main Plaza 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!
A Day with a Sahabi: Omar ibn Alkhatab
Children's Library
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Come listen to the story of the sahabi Omar ibn Alkhatab, one of the companions of the Prophet Muhammed (peace be upon him) and the father of Hafsa, wife of the Prophet.
Design Your Eid Shoes
Children's Library
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Come celebrate Eid in the Children's Library. We'll read a story about Eid shoes, and children can design their own shoes afterward.