Qatar National Library’s (QNL) catalogue of events during March began with International Women’s Day, with a programme that discussed significant speeches by Qatar Foundation (QF) chairperson Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser.
The speeches are about some of the most pressing issues facing Qatar and the world, including QF’s role in supporting the United Nation’s sustainable development goals and Qatar National Vision 2030.
On Wednesday, students, researchers, scholars and those interested in Arab heritage joined QNL’s manuscript specialist, Mahmoud Zaki, for a practical workshop to learn how to search for Arabic manuscripts and choose the right one to study.
Parents and children can join QNL’s Online Storytime for Children every Monday during March. Children’s librarians will read stories and help children come up with their own original tales.
Join Bassam Adel Hamad, occupational therapist at QF Learning Centre, on March 17, to learn about child behaviour challenges and sensory issues. During the 90-minute session, parents and caregivers will be introduced to several types of sensory difficulties and the difference between behavioral and sensory challenges.
From March 14 to 18, QNL, in collaboration with Studio 5/6, an information and communications technology makerspace initiative by the Ministry of Transport and Communications, will host the first Spring Camp for Technology and Digital Fabrication under the title “Coding the Future”. During this virtual camp, which includes a series of workshops, participants will discover a variety of new technology skills and be introduced to the basics of robotics, machine learning, programming and 3D scanning and printing in a fun atmosphere.
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