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People Are Not For Sale!

14 Jul 2021

A thematic exhibition "People Are Not For Sale!" dedicated to World Anti-Trafficking Day is on show at the Official Documents Service Department (207) from July 14 to August 31.

Book exhibitions

Gatsby and Steak: Why You Should Read Epigraphs

9 Jul 2021

The first lines in a book are always very important. They set the tone, catch the reader's attention, lead him or her by the hand into a wonderful world of literature. But few people remember that just before the beginning of the story, there is a small epigraph huddled in the corner of the page, waiting for you to finally pay attention. And you are scrolling, scrolling... That's a pity. Today we will figure out what's good about epigraphs and why you'd better not ignore them.

Author's Point of View

Patron and Educator

8 Jul 2021

July 8 marks the 160th anniversary of the birth of Maria Magdalena Radziwill (1861–1945), an activist of the Belarusian cultural movement, an educator, a philanthropist who supported the opening of educational institutions, hospitals, churches, orphanages, publication of books and newspapers in the Belarusian language.

Through the Pages of the Belarusian Calendar

Summer List: 19 Books for the Right Mood

6 Jul 2021

You must have noticed: it's already been a month of summer outside. The sun, unbearable heat and a sudden passion for cherries and watermelons are included. In such weather, the heart craves for a walk, while the body begs to stay at home, in coolness and shade. So what will you do? The answer is read. The National Library has compiled for you a large selection of the most real summer reading material for every taste – from romance to popsci You will love it!

Author's Point of View

The Main Wealth of our Library is Readers and Collections

5 Jul 2021

In the festive program "Our Morning" dedicated to the Independence Day of the Republic of Belarus, Director General of the National Library of Belarus Ms Aksana Knizhnikava and editor-in-chief of the editorial office of periodicals and continuing editions of the National Library of Belarus Liudmila Kiriukhina talked about how the main library of the country lives today.

National Library of Belarus News

Medieval Poetry You'll Love

30 Jun 2021

The Middle Ages are fascinating. Magnificent knightly tournaments, noble ladies, legends about King Arthur, and plague, after all! The entourage is more than exciting, but we are familiar with it mainly through prose works. What about poetry? Real medieval poetry. Put on your armor, gallant poetry lovers: today we will recall seven stunning European poets and heroic epics that you will fall in love with at first sight.

Author's Point of View

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Events

Law in the Field of Medicine: Aspects, Issues, Prospects

26 Jul 2021

A thematic exhibition "Law in the Field of Medicine: Aspects, Issues, Prospects", dedicated to the International Doctor's Day (October 4), opens in the Legal Information Reading Room (room 207b) from July 26 to October 24.

People Are Not For Sale!

14 Jul 2021

A thematic exhibition "People Are Not For Sale!" dedicated to World Anti-Trafficking Day is on show at the Official Documents Service Department (207) from July 14 to August 31.

Monumental Art at the National Library

6 Jul 2021

The opening of the exhibition "Monument" will take place in the gallery "Labyrinth" (3rd floor) on July 6 It is held as part of the National Festival of Monumental Art.