Events to look out for this July at Qatar National Library

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

Looking for something to do this month? Qatar National Library is more than just an architectural masterpiece full of books. This July the library is hosting a number of exciting events that will appeal across age groups and interests, so give one of these a shot!

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Assistive Technology for Reading

This hands-on training session is for those with temporary or permanent low vision, or who have a physical disability that prevents them from reading or holding printed pages.

Language: English

When: 12 July 2018, 4:00 - 6:00 pm

You can register here.

 

Database and Print Collections – Political Science

The session teaches how to search and locate political science books, eBooks and e-Journal articles from QNL’s print and electronic collections.

Language: English

When: 12 July 2018, 5:00 - 6:00 pm

You can register here.

 

English Calligraphy for Teens

Learn the art of English calligraphy in this training workshop for beginners.

Language: English

When: 13 July 2018, 4:30 - 6:00 pm

The event is fully booked as of now, but you can register to join a waiting list here.

 

Bass Guitar Session with an Expert

All levels are welcome to bring their bass guitar and have some fun.

Language: English

When: 14 July 2018, 4:00 - 6:00 pm

The event is fully booked as of now, but you can register to join a waiting list here.

 

Learn How to Search and Locate QNL Resources

QNL's collections will be introduced to participants along with a hands-on activity on how to use the catalog to help users familiarise themselves with how to do their own searching, and what types of information sources are found in the library.

Language: English and Arabic

When: 18 July 2018

10:00 - 11:00 am (Arabic Session)
2:00 - 3:00 pm (English Session)

You can register here.


Content is the King: Strategies for Creating Content on Social Media

Learn how the content on different social media channels should be written to efficiently communicate with a target audience and attract more followers.

Language: Arabic

When: 19 July 2018, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

The event is fully booked as of now, but you can register to join a waiting list here.

 

Hand Made from Recycled Material

You can create art using recycled materials at this session.

Language: Arabic and English

Date: 20 July 2018

Time: 4:30 - 6:00 pm

The event is fully booked as of now, but you can register to join a waiting list here.


Postgraduate Peer Support Network (P2SN)

This informal Postgraduate Peer Support Network (P2SN) is for aspiring and ongoing postgraduate students searching for intellectual and emotional support.

Language: English

When: 21 July 2018, 2:00 - 3:30 pm

You can register here.

 

Celebrating Pi Approximation Day

Math enthusiasts, you get to celebrate Pi Approximation Day, of all things. This day is dedicated to the mathematical constant pi (π). Activities that introduce, recognise, and celebrate π, an irrational number, will be in full swing.

Language: English

When: 22 July 2018, 4:00 - 6:00 pm

You can register here.

 

How to Borrow eBooks, eAudio Books and eMagazines

Learn how you can borrow eBooks, eAudio books and eMagazines from the library. Bring your iOS or Android device.

Language: English

When: 25 July 2018, 5:00 - 6:00 pm

You can register here.

 

RefWorks and ZOTERO: Citation Management made easy

Learn citation management basic with RefWorks and ZOTERO. The session will include ways to collect, save and cite automatically in a document and produce bibliographies speedily. This session is targeted towards researchers and university students.

Language: English

When: 27 July 2018, 4:00 - 5:00 pm

You can register here.


Robot Building

Learn how to assemble a robot in this workshop.

Language: English

When: 27 July 2018, 4:30 - 6:00 pm

The event is fully booked as of now, but you can register to join a waiting list here.

 

Off the Hook: Knitting and Crochet Circle

A casual gathering of knitters and crocheters get together to work on projects and share skills. You’re welcome to bring your own supplies or to borrow QNL needles and yarn. All skill levels are welcome, including beginners that want to learn. 

You can check-out the QNL collection of knitting and crochet books while you are there!

Language: Arabic and English

When: 31 July 2018, 5:00 - 7:00 pm

First come, first served.

 

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Source: QNL.qa

 

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By Bmjbfd• 1 month 4 weeks ago.
Bmjbfd

I have visited QNL, borrowing books and returning books is very easy, the reading environment is very good, I would appreciate if they open for a long/late night during the weekend so that we can have the Quality time of reading good books in QNL.

By Molten Metal• 2 months 1 week ago.
Molten Metal

It is a major part ..... but anyway let it go , we will make it in the next version ...........

By acchabaccha• 2 months 1 week ago.
acchabaccha

What is "missing" Molten Metal? Could you share the information from your "wide" knowledge?

By Molten Metal• 2 months 1 week ago.
Molten Metal

Something is missing .........................

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