10 Nov 2022
The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus will host the 21st International Conference "Development of Informatization and the State System of Scientific and Technical Information" (RINTI-2022) on November 17, 2022.
22 Jul 2022
Delicate parchment filmed in time for Shavuot; one was hidden in mosque during WWII; another thought to belong to merchant said to serve as Poland’s king for a day in 16th century
22 Jun 2022
A new library opened its doors to visitors in Dubai Creek. The building resembles an open book lying on a traditional wooden book-rest by its shape
4 Nov 2021
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus has distributed a country video about Belarus in the life of UNESCO, BelTA informs.
14 Apr 2021
A video in which Belarusian classics were revitalized, appeared on Youtube channel "Kniga Belarusi".
1 Oct 2018
Historical artifacts, a chest with a book and coins inside, were found during the reconstruction of the Kosava Castle, Artem Brukhan, the chief specialist of the culture department of the Brest regional executive committee told to BelTA.
27 Aug 2018
Plenary Hall in Kuala Lumpur’s Convention Centre came alive in spectacular fashion on Saturday 25 August, as over 3500 delegates from more than 110 countries filled Malaysia’s premier convention venue to experience the official opening of the 84th IFLA General Conference and Assembly.
25 Jul 2018
Major events to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the Primer will be held in late August and early September, Alexander Susha, Deputy Director of the National Library of Belarus, told BelTA.
31 May 2018
Belarusian investigative journalist and writer Svetlana Alexievich turns 70 on May 31. Her unique, and often harrowing, insights into life behind the Iron Curtain were rewarded with the Nobel Prize in 2015.
19 May 2018
What is the cheesiest book you’ve ever read?
10 Apr 2018
Jacqueline Woodson is an American author, born in 1963 and residing
in Brooklyn, New York. She is the author of more than thirty books,
including novels, poetry and picture books. She writes primarily for
young teens, but also for children and adults.
23 Jan 2018
Vasil Yakavenka, 81-years old Belarusian writer, publicist and public figure died on January 22th.
26 Dec 2017
The World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) 2019 will take place in Athens, Greece.
20 Dec 2017
The book "American Libraries", written by the historian of architecture Kenneth Breisch, was published.
30 Nov 2017
IFLA is happy to share a quick update from the Library Map of the World. We have an incredible result from the first phase of data collection which ended on 31 October.
2 Aug 2017
On July 31, 2017 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus hosted a solemn event dedicated to the 215th anniversary of the birth of the native of the Belarusian land and the national hero of Chile, famous scientist, Ignat Domeyko.
2 Sep 2016
The 3rd Slavic book holiday will take place in Minsk on September 15–17.
26 Jan 2016
The first edition of the international classification system Universal Decimal Classification (UDC) in the Belarusian language appears in print.
8 Oct 2015
Svetlana Alexievich has won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature. The Belarusian was announced as the winner in Stockholm today, at 1pm local time. She is the 14th woman to be awarded the prize.
3 Mar 2015
Novogrudok, alongside neighbouring Nesvizh and Mir, though modest in size has made a significant contribution to the culture and history not only of Belarus, but of neighbouring Lithuania, Poland and, even, Russia. Founded by Grand Duke Yaroslav
the Wise, the city celebrated its 970th anniversary recently, but how do modern residents live?