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Spring Fashion: How to be Stylish in Spring 2021

Spring Fashion: How to be Stylish in Spring 2021
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On April 7, the Library hosted a lecture by Katsiaryna Makar, an image stylist, "Spring Fashion: How to be Stylish in Spring 2021".

Ms Makar shared her experience of transformation with the participants of the event, spoke about the fashion trends of this spring. The shown presentation aroused great interest and lively discussion among the audience.


Thanks to the lecturer's charisma and live communication, the event was filled with warmth and positivity.

The lecture was complemented by an illustrative thematic book exhibition prepared by the library staff.

Ms Katsiaryna Makar's original course "Style Secrets" consists of ten meetings, after which everyone will be able not only to learn about new trends in the world of fashion and style, but also, thanks to the professional help of the image stylist, to carry out their own transformation.


We invite you to the next lecture, which will take place on April 14 at 15.00 in the Fine Arts Reading Room (room 306).

Admission is free (if you have the library card or a Social and Cultural Center ticket).

For more info: (+375 17) 293 27 53.

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The Art of Sorting: How to Organize your Bookshelves and Stay Sane

8 Apr 2021

Take a look at your bookshelf. Closer. What does it remind you of? An uneven row of books of all sizes and colours? Perfectly even row, where everything is arranged exactly in alphabetical order? Chaotically volumes thrown on each other mixed with postcards and magazine inserts? Whatever is in your bookcase, you've probably thought about sorting it at least once. Home libraries always look flawless in photographs and in movies – if only it were like this at home! It's time to dust off the spines and learn about ways to tidy up your bookshelves. And to figure out how the National Library is doing it.

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A Brief History of Reading in Four Acts with Interludes

3 Apr 2021

Arguably, the history of reading is the most curious and non-standard element of book culture, because the process is so natural! We wonder about the origins of book spines, bookmarks, capital letters and archetypal plots, but what about reading itself? From clay tablets to libraries, from reading aloud to speed reading: a fascinating story was under our own very noses all this time. It's time to dig into it.

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