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Excursion and Methodological Work Department


The department's priority task is to develop and meet the informational and educational needs of users.

Duties of the department:

  • organizing and conducting of guided tours;
  • the observation deck maintenance;
  • methodological activity;
  • development and promotion of a positive image of the Library.

The major task of the Library Excursions Department is to provide detailed information on the National Library of Belarus as the main library of the Republic of Belarus, research, scientifically-methodological, information, social and cultural center, and also to develop and maintain the positive image of the Library, its popularization among inhabitants of the country and guests of Belarus.

Excursion service is carried out in view of the age of visitors of the National Library, of Belarus, the level of their education, interests and needs.

Particular attention is paid to continuous training of guides which assumes a regular updating of knowledge, a precise working off of the techniques of conducting excursions, participation in seminars on the improvement of professional skills of guides, and also methodological and scientifically-practical conferences, seminars, etc.

Training of guides is based on a principle of continuity. The Library Excursions Department provides consultations on how to prepare texts of individual excursions and how to conduct excursions; the commission on the reception of excursions is established. All this provides a high professional standard of employees.

Structure and staff

Head of the department: Lyudmila Komarovskaya
Tel.: (+375 17) 293 27 66 (internal number 77 66)
Room 319

1. Library tours organizing section
Head of the Section: Jury Damanau
Tel.: (+375 17) 293 29 30 (internal number 79 30)
Room 314

2. Observation deck maintenance section
Head of the Section: Volha Darozhka
Tel.: (+375 17) 293 28 59 (internal number 78 59)
Room 315

Tel.: (+375 17) 293 28 59 (internal number 78 59)
Tel.: (+375 17) 293 26 46 (internal number 76 46)
Room 315, 337

Book a guided tour:
Tel.: (+375 17) 293 29 66 (internal number 79 66)
Tel.: (+375 17) 293 28 53 (internal number 78 53)
Fax: (+375 17) 293 25 80

Publications by the employees