All Events

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Children's Book Club: "Dana's Journey"
In Arabic
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In this session of the Children's Book Club, we will discuss Rehlat Dana (Dana's Journey), in which Dana has an adventure under the sea. Afterwards, we'll enjoy a fun activity related to the book.
Open Access Week 2019: Citizen Science Workshop
In English
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In this workshop, you'll be introduced to the concept of citizen science and how open science and data can impact the reach of citizen science.
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.
Italian Language Week: Learn Italian Through Song
In English
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Songs can reflect contemporary developments of their language and represent a great source of real-life expressions. Let’s listen to “Volare,” by Domenico Modugno, and try to learn basic Italian vocabulary and phrases through this classic tune.
Italian Language Week: Evolution of Italian Opera Between 1800 and 1900: Convergences and Contrasts
In English
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Join us on a journey through the evolution of Italian opera from Bel Canto to the emergence of a new operatic style known as Verismo (Realism), epitomized by Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini and Pietro Mascagni. Concert performer, conductor, musicologist and journalist Adriano Bassi will share stories of famous Italian composers and play some of their most famous arias on the piano as we learn about Italian operatic traditions.
Italian Language Week: Children Learn Italian Through Song
In English
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Hey kids! Have you ever thought about what it takes to make something? “Ci vuole un fiore!” You just need a flower! This popular song for children from Gianni Rodari’s book will help us find out what you need to make anything while learning some basic Italian vocabulary.
Open Access Week 2019: Academic Writing and Publishing Workshop
In English
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The workshop aims to to inform and guide local researchers and authors on how to prepare their manuscripts and improve the language of submissions to improve the chance of acceptance.
Share, Save and Spend
In English
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What do children know about financial literacy? Join us in this program to develop and build your child’s financial skills, and learn about the importance of money, saving and banking.
Italian Language Week: Learn Italian Through Food
In English
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Learn Italian through delicious food! Take part in our demo lesson by Claudio Trovato, chef at Cucina - Marriot Marquis, and be introduced to essential food vocabulary and conversational skills while exploring la cucina italiana, from pizza to gelato.
Read, Think, Debate: Discuss Like a Pro With Qatar Debate
In English
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Looking to sharpen your debate skills? Join us for this three-part workshop in collaboration with Qatar Debate on 9 October, 23 October and 6 November. We will read the classic novel Fahrenehit 451, by Ray Bradbury, and debate the book's themes.