All Events

Photos may be taken during our events, including participants of all ages and children, and may be published. If you do not wish to have your photo taken, please approach the event organizer to let them know. 

English Fiction Book Club: Neverwhere
In English
-
In this month's meeting of the English Fiction Book Club, we will discuss Neverwhere, by Neil Gaiman. In this urban fantasy novel, a young man explores a semi-magical hidden city beneath London, populated by a bizarre cast of characters. Copies of the book will be available at the User Services Desk.
Weekly Knitting and Crochet Circle
In Arabic and English
-
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!
Inspiring Individuals: Meet Mohammed Al-Janahi
In Arabic
-
In the Inspiring Individuals series of events, you'll meet individuals who have distinguished themselves in the Qatari society and hear their inspiring stories. In this session, we will get to know engineer Mohammed Al-Janahi, who worked in the oil sector, then went on to teach mathematics in Qatar's schools. Come learn about his journey and how he inspired his students to enjoy mathematics.
Readers and Opinions Book Club: "I Saw Ramallah"
In Arabic
-
Join us at the Readers and Opinions Book Club meeting this month, where we will discuss I Saw Ramallah, by Mourid Barghouthi. This rich, lyrical autobiographical work tells the story Barghouthi's the return to Ramallah after years of exile, and is a powerful meditation on the Palestinian experience.
Read and Share: An English Book Discussion for Parents and Educators
In English
-
We invite parents, educators, and those interested in parenting and child development to join us and talk about books that have had an impact on your parenting or teaching methods, and share interesting parenting tips and tried best practices. You can share and discuss this topic with your favorite book or borrow from our collection.
Creative Coding With Scratch
In Arabic and English
-
Creative Coding is a four-session workshop for young adults to learn how to design and code with Scratch, a block-based visual programming language that's perfect for beginners.
A Dream in a Film
In Arabic
-
Share your wishes and dreams by watching a movie about Khalifa, a 15-year-old boy who has a vivid imagination, but lives without a goal in life because of his surroundings. People don't give him space to express his imagination and to accomplish his desires—until he gets the opportunity to discover himself. This film was directed by Nour Al-Kuwari, a Qatari engineering student at Qatar University who created a group with her friends to make films that inspire youth.
Social Media Self-Marketing Skills
In Arabic
-
Social media has become an essential channel to communicate with communities of all kinds. In this workshop, you'll learn important skills to effectively self-market yourself on social media and expand your digital experience.
Stations of Happiness for Girls
In Arabic
-
In this program, girls will enjoy 90 minutes of activities that will bring them happiness and change their perspectives on their future.