All Events

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The History of Horses in Qatar
In Arabic and English
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This lecture will take us on a journey through the history and types of Arabian horses, which have been an important part of Qatari life for countless generations. Join us to learn more about Arabian horses and how we can take care of them. The lecture will be followed by a trip into Al Shaqab to have a closer look at the beauty of these animals.
Weekly Knitting and Crochet Circle
In Arabic and English
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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!
Colorful Socks
In Arabic
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After we listen to a story, children can turn plain white socks into creative puppets or funky-colored socks!
David Attenborough’s "Our Planet" Watch Party
In Arabic
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Today, mankind has become the greatest threat to the health of our planet. Our collaborative mission is to inspire people all over the world to understand our planet and the challenges it faces. If we can truly understand why nature matters to us all and what we can do to save it, then we can create a future where nature and people thrive together.
Arabic Book Discussion: Agatha Christie's "Spider's Web"
In Arabic
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We are pleased to invite you to join this month's meeting of the Readers and Opinions Arabic Book Club to discuss the murder mystery Spider's Web, by Agatha Christie. When a dead body turns up in the studio of a diplomat's wife, everyone is a suspect and nothing is as it seems. Copies of the book are available at the User Services Desk.
Film Club
In Arabic and English
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Ever wondered how movies look from the other side of the camera? Join our Film Club and learn how to watch films with a filmmaker’s perspective.
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.
Read and Share: An Arabic Book Discussion for Parents and Educators
In Arabic
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We invite parents, educators, and those interested in parenting and child development to join our ِArabic book discussion sessions. Come talk about books that have had an impact on your parenting or teaching methods, and share interesting parenting tips or the latest studies in learning and parenting.
Postgraduate Peer Support Network
In English
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Struggling to think of a dissertation topic? Hitting a dead end with your research methodology? Emotionally and mentally drained because you can’t find the information you need for your research?Postgraduate work is tough, but with a little help from your fellow PhD students, you can survive it. Our informal postgraduate peer support network (P2SN) for aspiring and current postgraduate students is an opportunity to exchange information and knowledge, share expertise, and provide each other intellectual and emotional support.
Draw Your Path
In Arabic
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Having a hard time to choose your college major? Curious to discover your unique talents? In this workshop, you will explore the tools to discover your own intelligence, and the main centers and organizations in Qatar that fit to your interest in Qatar.All high school graduates from different academic tracks are welcome. Be sure to check out our collection of self-help and multiple intelligence books while you are here!