"The Universe of Stanisław Lem" exhibition is on show in the circular corridor of the third floor from August 27 to December 31. It is timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the world famous science fiction writer.
A profound thinker, philosopher, cultural historian, futurologist, columnist, essayist and poet, Lem explored many topics: cybernetics and artificial intelligence, technological development and virtual reality, interstellar travel and the possibility of contact with extra-terrestrial civilisations. His books have been translated into more than 40 languages and over 30 million copies have been sold. People read and reread his books, as they are still relevant and in demand.
"The Universe of Stanisław Lem" exhibition presents the country's only comprehensive book collection of a competent lemologist, translator and researcher of Lem's works, PhD Viktar Jaznievich. The collection includes more than 800 books published in 43 countries, lifetime editions, copies with autographs and owner's notes, research and materials from conferences and events dedicated to the personality and work of the writer.
The exhibition offers a comprehensive insight into the creative legacy and artistic design of Lem's books published in various countries, as well as the perception of the works by different peoples: Germans and Spaniards, Greeks and Italians, Norwegians and French, Belarusians and Russians.
The opening hours of the exhibition correspond to the library’s opening hours.
Admission is by a library card or by the Social and Cultural Center ticket.
For more info: (+375 17) 368 37 37.
Gallery and Exhibition Department