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.
Gulf Architecture Conference & Exhibition
In Arabic and English
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Qatar National Library is proud to organize the Gulf Architecture Conference and Exhibition in collaboration with Liverpool University’s School of Architecture, Qatar University’s Department of Architecture and Urban Planning, and Ibrahim Jaidah, CEO and Chief Architect, Arab Engineering Bureau.
Storytime at the Library
In Arabic
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Join us for storytime every Monday at the Children's Library. In October, we will read stories about space.
Be Conscious: Cybercrime
In Arabic
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We invite you to attend an awareness workshop about Qatar's cybercrimes law, held in cooperation with the Economic and Cyber Crime Combating Department of the Ministry of Interior.
Assistive Technology Electronic Magnifiers: A Hands-On Demonstration
In English
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Our Assistive Technology Center provides low-vision patrons with technology that enables them to appreciate our collections and services. Come learn about electronic magnifiers, which increase text to make reading possible.
Second Annual Qatari Writers Forum at the Library
In Arabic
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The second Qatari Writers Forum at the Library features several events related to writing and literature in Qatar. The first day will include a debate between Qatari writers on the differences between content and standards of novels and stories. They will also sign and donate copies of the books to the Library's collection. The first day of the forum will conclude with recommendations and results for the coming years. On the second day, there will be a workshop on writing stories.
Gulf Architecture Month Lecture Series
In English
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These talks will be held every Wednesday during October to complement the Gulf Architecture Month conference and exhibition on different aspects and dimensions of architecture past and present in the region. On 16 October, Mr. Mohammed Ali Abel will talk about "Gulf Gypsum Ornaments".