Gulf Times - Qatar-National-Library
‘QNL provides knowledge that is accessible to everyone. We want the world to benefit from it’

‘QNL provides knowledge that is accessible to everyone. We want the world to benefit from it’

His Excellency Dr Hamad Bin Abdulaziz al-Kawari, the new President of Qatar National Library, speaks about his new role, the place that reading holds in Qatar’s culture ...

QNL closes to the public

QNL closes to the public

Qatar National Library has said it is closed to the public until further notice.

QNL lecture unravels fascinating world of creatures from the deep

QNL lecture unravels fascinating world of creatures from the deep

The fascinating world of whales, some of the biggest creatures ever to have existed on earth, dwarfing even the largest of the dinosaurs, was revealed in an entertaining and informative lecture at Qatar National Library recently.

Mental distress nothing to be ashamed of: activist

Mental distress nothing to be ashamed of: activist

Qatar National Library (QNL) collaborated with Sidra Medicine to host Dr Ahmed Hankir, physician, lecturer, mental health activist and author of The Wounded Healer recently.

QNL lecture explores 46 centuries old India-Gulf links

QNL lecture explores 46 centuries old India-Gulf links

A fascinating insight into the little-known history of Indian communities in the Gulf was provided in a lecture at Qatar National Library ( QNL) recently

Doha Book Fair leads community to QNLs knowledge treasure: top official

Doha Book Fair leads community to QNLs knowledge treasure: top official

The Doha International Book Fair (DIBF) 2020 is turning out to be an ideal venue for Qatar National Library (QNL) to reach out to people from various walks of life

QNL hosts workshop on special writing

QNL hosts workshop on special writing

An enthusiastic group of young adults took part in a special writing workshop at Qatar National Library recently.

QNL events in Jan focus on year-round learning

QNL events in Jan focus on year-round learning

A comprehensive programme of activities is promised at Qatar National Library in January. From classical music to games, and from stories to the stars in the night sky

Metro Green Line's QNL station a boon for book lovers

Metro Green Line's QNL station a boon for book lovers

With the opening of the Doha Metro Green Line and a dedicated terminal at Qatar National Library

QNL-Unesco meet discusses preservation of documentary heritage

QNL-Unesco meet discusses preservation of documentary heritage

Representatives from libraries and cultural institutions from across the Middle East and North Africa joined international experts to discuss key issues relating to heritage preservation in the region at a high-level conference

QNL teaches the art of making handmade books

QNL teaches the art of making handmade books

A two-day workshop, held at Qatar National Library, showcased the art of creating beautiful notebooks by hand. Conservation technician Chanaka Perera taught participants how to use easy, softcover techniques to create their own handmade books.

Qatar's storytelling past fits well with JLF, finds QNL official

Qatar's storytelling past fits well with JLF, finds QNL official

The Jaipur Literary Festival (JLF), scheduled to take place from December 12 to 14 in the country, fits well with the literary history and context in Doha,