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Photo exhibition “The Taste of life” (+ video)
New project of the library "Beyond the Vernissage"

Welcome to the Children's Room of the National Library

Welcome to the Children's Room of the National Library
Other events
1st floor, pre-control area
Telephone: (+375 17) 293 25 34

Opening hours:
Tuesday – Saturday: 10.00–18.00.
Monday, Sunday – days off.

A stay in the Children's Room is chargeable.

Users of the Library can leave their children, at the age of 3 to 10 years, under the care of professional teachers and psychologists in the Children’s Room. The period of stay is up to two hours, but time can be extended according to the wishes of a child and their parents.

The staff of the Children's Room have designed a series of group activities of an educational and entertaining nature: holiday events, literary readings, creative activities and workshops. The date and venue are published on the eve of the event.

One of the most popular services is the Birthday in the Library tour for children.

The Children's Room has everything you need to keep children comfortable and entertained. The playing space is filled with a variety of toys and training aids: dolls, toy cars, balls, construction kits, mosaics. There is also a play house "Magic Stand", a Barbie doll house, bingo, Tetris, soft puzzles, children’s musical instruments and many other things.
There is a large selection of children's books, cartoons and films for the little ones, and for young musicians there are CDs of well-known and favourite children's songs.
In the Room you can go for a ride on the slide and exercise on the climbing wall. The soft sofas, which can be easily transformed for playful activities, provide additional comfort.

For more information: (+375 17) 293 25 34


A Mysterious Light


The Gallery “Rakurs” (second floor) opened a photo exhibition of Vasyl Belyakou “A Mysterious Light”.

The Route of Courage and Fame


The library has arranged a book-documentary exhibition “The route of brevity and fame,” dedicated to the Victory Day which our country celebrates on May 9. This event receives specific significance on celebration of the Year of Historical Memory and on 100th anniversary of the National Library of Belarus.

Poets of the Belarussian land


The National Library of Belarus hosted the grand opening of the literary and art exhibition "Pesnyary zyamli Belarusskaj" [Poets of the Belarussian land], dedicated to the 140th anniversary of the birth of Belarusian writers Yanka Kupala and Yakub Kolas, on June 23 at the mobile gallery on the 3rd floor

The Environment of “Poetics of Photography” by Vitaly Butyrin


The Gallery ‘Labyrinth’ hosts the Exhibition ‘Poetics of photography’ devoted to 75th-years anniversary since the birth date of a honorary member of the oldest Belarussian football club “Minsk” and one of the prominent representative of the Lithuanian school of photography Vitaly Butyrin.