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Congress "The library as a cultural phenomenon"

Electronic information resources in Belarusian libraries

Electronic information resources in Belarusian libraries
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On 22–23 October, within the bounds of the 2nd International congress “The library as a cultural phenomenon”, the Library hosted a series of events dedicated to the use of electronic information resources in Belarusian libraries’ activity.


How Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddle-Duck Became the First Book Merch

11 Jun 2021

You often want to boast about your new hobby to the whole world to know. Got hooked on a book? Buy bookmarks with quotes Discovered a new fancy music band? Hurry up, you need a T-shirt with their logo! Impressed by a new film? Well, you get the train of thought. No matter what we admire, there is a suitable merch somewhere in the world – clothes, accessories and other branded items. It is believed that the era of merch began with Disney's Snow White and the release of the main character, gnomes and kind animal friends toys. But few people know that the first real merchandise was... bookish. Just a moment, ladies and gentlemen, today we'll take a look at how Peter Rabbit and Beatrix Potter became pioneers in this difficult endeavour and what came of it.

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