All Events

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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 23 October, Mr. Nur Allah Abdelzayed will talk about "Arata Isozaki - Designing Education City".
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.
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!
Online Database Training for Middle School and High School Students
In Arabic and English
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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.
Chess Club
In Arabic and English
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Did you know that chess improves memory, problem solving and IQ? It's also a wonderful way to improve focus, flex those creativity muscles, and most important, kids have fun playing. Come to Chess Club to learn the basics, make some friends and enjoy a little bit of competition.
Glaciers, Sea Ice and Ice Shelves: Why the Ice Poles Matter to Qatar
In English
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Earth's ice caps play an important role in the stability of temperatures and seasons on our planets. We will discuss the different types of icy environments on earth, how they melt and reconstruct, and how their changes have measurable impacts on Qatar throughout its history.
Know Your Strengths
In Arabic
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In this session with Library specialist Ahmed al-Maliki, you'll use various exercises and activities to explore and enhance the strengths that will help you to excel in your daily life.
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 us to talk about books that have had an impact on their parenting or teaching methods, and share interesting parenting tips and tried best practices. Participants can discuss this topic with their favorite book or borrow from our collection.
Italian Language Week: Il Caffè Letterario: "Novecento"
In English
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Let’s meet at the Open Lounge Terrace to enjoy a nice cup of coffee together and read Novecento, a theatrical monologue by famous Italian contemporary author Alessandro Baricco. We’ll discuss and share impressions, opinions and feelings about the work.
Homework Club
In English
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Need a place to study? How about some help with your homework or assignment? The Library is the place to be. We will have volunteers ready to support you with your academic needs in math, science, and English.