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The Regional Network of Union Electronic Catalogs of Belarusian Libraries Has Been Launched
The National Library Has Acquired the Early Edition of Adam Mickiewicz

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The facsimile reprint of the book heritage of Francysk Skaryna is an international scientific and publishing project, implemented by the National Library of Belarus and the BelVEB Bank. It lasted five years and was successfully completed in 2017, the year which marked the 500th anniversary of Belarusian book-printing.

Today, the multi-volume edition continues to acquaint residents of different countries with the rich history and unique culture of Belarus.

On July 18, in St. Petersburg, during the Sixth Forum of Belarusian and Russian Regions, Chairman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Mikhail Myasnikovich met the heads of state authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and the regions of Belarus. At the meeting, he presented to Chairwoman of the Council of the Federation Valentina Matviyenko the facsimile edition Book Heritage of Francysk Skaryna.

Previously, Valentina Matviyenko was awarded the Order of Francysk Skaryna for significant personal contribution to the strengthening of friendly relations and the development of cooperation between Belarus and Russia.

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The results of the Sixth Forum of Belarusian and Russian Regions: watch a story on the TV channel CTV.


Lots and Lots to Do

4 Aug 2020

An exhibition "Lots and Lots to Do" dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Anatoly Vorobei, Belarusian critic and literary critic, candidate of philological sciences, teacher, editor, member of the Writers' Union of Belarus, prizewinner of the V. Kolesnik Literary Prize, is taking place in the Belarusian Literature Reading Room (room 205) from August 4 to October 1.

Book exhibitions

100th Anniversary of V.K. Bondarchik, Famous Belarusian Ethnographer

1 Aug 2020

Vasily Bondarchik (1920–2009), Doctor of Historical Sciences, Professor, Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, made a significant contribution to the development of Belarusian ethnographic science. He studied the issues of the origin and ethnic history of the Belarusian people, the historiography of traditional material, social and spiritual culture.

Through the Pages of the Belarusian Calendar

It's Time to Create a Herbarium!

29 Jul 2020

We invite you to an interesting creative activity. There is only one month of summer left, and there are many different plants around us. We offer to collect flowers and herbs, create your own herbarium and compare with the images on old prints. Did plants look like this 500 years ago? Place modern flowers next to an engraving from the past and compare!

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