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How the Main Library of Belarus Was Created and How it Works

6 Jul 2020

The architecture of the National Library of Belarus has redefined the idea of how the main book depository of the country should look like. The form of the rhombic dodecahedron, invented by Leonardo Da Vinci, is complex and at the same time spectacular, therefore it is not surprising that the Library, “diamond of knowledge”, was included in the rating of 100 architectural masterpieces of the world.

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New Facilities of the Library in the New Building. On Air on ONT

17 Jun 2020

The National Library of Belarus has already been providing services to its users in the new building for 14 years. During this time, the country's main book depository has acquired the status of a visiting card of the republic, has been included in the top-twenty most fantastic architectural objects of the planet, has become the largest information and socio-cultural centre.

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Christophe Plantin Publishing Brand Design: A Look After 500 Years

1 Jun 2020

This year marks the 500th anniversary of the famous publisher Christophe Plantin, who founded a printing house in Antwerp and gradually turned it into one of the best in Europe in the 16th century. Many museums and libraries around the world are planning events to celebrate the anniversary of the publisher. The National Library of Belarus also prepared a number of actions to mark the anniversary.

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The Singer of the Beauty and the Will

6 Jul 2020

An exhibition "The Singer of the Beauty and the Will", dedicated to the 120th birth anniversary of the Belarusian poet, prose writer, translator Uladzimir Dubouka (1900 or 1901–1976) at the Belarusian Literature Reading Room (room 205) from July 6 to September 1.