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The Building of the National Library of Belarus is 15!

The Building of the National Library of Belarus is 15!
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June 16 is a significant day for us!

Exactly 15 years ago, a new chapter began in the history of our Library. Its beginning was marked by the relocation of the National Library to a new building and its grand opening.

Since that day, the "diamond of knowledge" has become an architectural landmark and decoration of the city.

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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

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

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.

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