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Presentation of collected articles <em>The Gatherer </em>

Presentation of collected articles <em>The Gatherer </em>
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On December, 11th, the National Library of Belarus hosted the presentation of collected articles The Gatherer printed by the publishing house “Zvyazda”.

The edition The Gatherer was initiated by Vladimir Zenkovich and Dmitry Guletsky with the purpose of showing the high culture of collection in our country.

The edition includes articles of researchers and collectors of Belarusian numismatics, cartography, bonistics and philately from antiquity to present day. The book is created and richly illustrated by gatherers from Belarus, the USA, Poland, Lithuania and the Great Britain. All of them have an equal interest in collecting artifacts connected with the history of Belarus and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.

“We are glad that the library’s funds have replenished today with such a wonderful work by researchers in the sphere of auxiliary historical disciplines. The book will take a place of honor among similar editions in our collection of national books, “ – Tatiana Kuzminich , deputy director for information resources of the National Library of Belarus said at the event.

Within the bounds of the event, the National Library of Belarus offers an exhibition of books by Belarusian and foreign authors on numismatics, bonistics, heraldry, cartography, phaleristics etc.


The State Library of the BSSR named after Lenin is one of the largest cultural and educational institutions of the republic: based on the materials of the periodical press of the first half of the 1950s, the database "NBB in the press"

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In the 1950s of the last century, the State Library named after V.I. Lenin was tasked with organizing activities as a centre for interlibrary subscription, scientific, methodological and bibliographic work and the main base of library and bibliographic services for research work in the republic, as well as the central state book depository of the BSSR. Thus, the role of the library in ensuring the social and cultural development of the state and society was emphasized.

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