3rd floor, room 305
The Music and audiovisual documents reading room includes a printed music room and an individual listening room where users can listen to audio documents and also work with video documents and multimedia Internet resources.
The reading room delivers documents from the main library stock and the deposit collection to university students, specialists in music as well as music lovers. Electronic text documents and multimedia documents on CD-ROMs from the library stocks are available to all users of the National Library of Belarus.
The deposit collection is available to all users, documents are delivered on request.
The deposit collection comprises printed music (over 45 thousand items) and audio documents (over 20 thousand items) including works by modern composers and classical Belarusian and foreign authors. Also the deposit collection includes thematic encyclopedias, dictionaries, scientific papers, manuals (the reading room contains over 5 thousand books on music) and music magazines (over 20 titles) published in the last 3 years.
The reading room is equipped with special devices for playing vinyl records, cassette tapes and CDs. All sound recordings stored in the library are digitized and available for private listening on computers installed in the reading room. Visitors can play the piano or their own musical instrument in a special sound-proofed room.
Reference and search tools:
Access to electronic resources
The reading room hosts anniversary and thematic exhibitions.
The reading room’s hours of operation correspond with those of the Library.
Librarian on duty
Tel: (+375 17) 293 27 52 (internal number: 77 52)
Head of section
Tel: (+375 17) 293 27 89 (internal number: 77 89)
Head of Special collections department
Теl: (+375 17) 293 27 02 (internal number: 77 02)