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Window to the past: access to the electronic information resource "Formation and Development of Libraries in Belarus: Archive Documents"

15 Jan 2021

How did the formation of Belarusian libraries take place in the first half of the 20th century? Who could become a librarian? What is a magic lantern? Why is the first director of the Belarusian State Library I.B. Simanovsky proposed to reduce the area allotted for his apartment? Why were the library employees released from work for up to 3 days? The answer to these and many other questions can be found in the new resource of the National Library of Belarus.

Library Online

Tandem of inspiration

15 Jan 2021

The book-illustrative exhibition "Tandem of Inspiration" is on show in the Fine Arts Reading Room (room 306) from January 15 to February 22. The exhibition dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the birth of Belarusian artists Georgy Poplavsky (1931-2017) and Natalia Nikolaevna Poplavskaya (1931).

Book exhibitions

Book Museum, Children's Room and more: Unusual Services of the National Library

13 Jan 2021

The National Library is rightly called the keeper of knowledge. The capital's landmark will leave no one indifferent: an unusual shape of the building, a welcoming and cordial team and an impressive collection of documents attract its visitors. It seems, you can stay here all day: head off on an adventure together with the main characters of the books, enjoy art and even to indulge

National Library of Belarus News

In memory of the “pyasnyar” of Belarus

12 Jan 2021

January 12 marks the 80th anniversary of the birth of Vladimir Mulyavin – musician, composer, founder of VIA Pesnyary. For the anniversary of the artist, an exhibition “In memory of the songwriter of Belarus” has been prepared, which is open in the Music and Audiovisual Documents Reading Room (room 305) until January 31.

Book exhibitions

Cats, apples and funny hats: unusual habits of writers

5 Jan 2021

Who among us has not faced a creative stagnation? Whether you're doing, painting or baking cupcakes, a sudden crisis spares no one, and now you are sad on the edge of the sofa, unable to do what you love. So how to prevent sudden stagnation in the middle of the workflow? That's right - to make an eccentric habit! Get out the blue crayons and sherry: today we take a look at the most unusual writing habits of famous authors, which helped them to fight fatigue, crisis and... own laziness.

Author's Point of View

In Memory of Vasily Leonchikov

4 Jan 2021

The library community of our country suffered a great loss: in the 84th year a well-known Belarusian scientist, the founder of a scientific school in the field of bibliography, doctor of pedagogical sciences, Professor Vasily Leonchikov passed away. He made an invaluable contribution to the development of the Belarusian bibliography of the second half of the 20th and early 21st century.

National Library of Belarus News

The Founder of Belarusian Studies

1 Jan 2021

The Belarusian Literature Reading Room (room 205) holds the exhibition "The Founder of Belarusian Studies" dedicated to the 160th anniversary of the academician, ethnographer and Slavist Jaŭchim Karski from January 1 to January 24.

Book exhibitions

9 Books for a New Year’s Mood

31 Dec 2020

Snow is falling outside, electric garlands sparkle on the windows, and the smell of tangerines is in the air. “Let It Snow” sounds in stores, and TV channels are preparing for reruns of “The Irony of Fate”. This can only mean one thing: New Year is almost here!

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Tandem of inspiration

15 Jan 2021

The book-illustrative exhibition "Tandem of Inspiration" is on show in the Fine Arts Reading Room (room 306) from January 15 to February 22. The exhibition dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the birth of Belarusian artists Georgy Poplavsky (1931-2017) and Natalia Nikolaevna Poplavskaya (1931).

World Ecosystems: Conservation, Protection, Recovery

12 Jan 2021

A thematic exhibition "World Ecosystems: Conservation, Protection, Recovery" dedicated to the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021–2030) runs in the Documents of International Organizations Reading Room (207g) from January 12 to February 14.

In memory of the “pyasnyar” of Belarus

12 Jan 2021

January 12 marks the 80th anniversary of the birth of Vladimir Mulyavin – musician, composer, founder of VIA Pesnyary. For the anniversary of the artist, an exhibition “In memory of the songwriter of Belarus” has been prepared, which is open in the Music and Audiovisual Documents Reading Room (room 305) until January 31.

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