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The Library employees – winners of the photography contest

The Library employees – winners of the photography contest
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Employees of the National Library of Belarus (NLB) are winners of the district photography contest “My Pervomaysky”.

The contest, arranged by the Minsk Pervomaysky District Administration for ideology, culture and youth affairs, was held in September-November, 2014.

The award ceremony took place on December, 4th, at the tropical greenhouse of the Central Botanical Garden of the National Academy of Sciences Belarus. The contest winners received diplomas and souvenirs.

We are proud of our winners: Julia Tverdokhlebova, head of the Library information technology section (the 2nd place in nomination “The fall in Pervomaysky”) and Anna Youkhnovets, chief methodologist of the Exhibition activity department (the 2nd place in nomination “Stop the twinkling”).

Our sincere congratulations to the colleagues!


Excursions on National Unity Day

17 Sep 2021

The students of the Minsk City Cadet School and Minsk Secondary School No. 225 attended the excursion of the "Outstanding People of the Motherland" cycle on September 17. For them, excursions were conducted on the heritage of Francysk Skaryna and the writings of Uladzimir Karatkievich.

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The Book Museum Turns 15, Part 2

2 Sep 2021

This year, the Book Museum of the National Library of Belarus celebrates 15 years from its opening. The history of the Museum is an important part of the Library's history. We continue a series of publication-recollections about the Museum from its creators and associate experts.

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Sustained Silent Reading: How to Stop Being Afraid and Teach Children to Love Literature

10 Sep 2021

To you, an accomplished book lover, it may seem that the new generation is lost to culture. They don't read anything other than social media posts. This is terrible – mainly because it is not true. However, it is true that getting children to read is becoming harder and harder. What can be done about it? First, take your child to the Children's Room classes in the National Library. Second, recall experiences from the past. Take, for example, an interesting practice from the US school curriculum, which in the distant 1960s distracted children from televisions and put them back on the proper path of book lovers.

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"To Set in Motion the Energy of Conscience..."

21 Sep 2021

An exhibition “To Set in Motion the Energy of Conscience”, dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the birth of Nil Hilievich, national poet of Belarus, literary critic, folklorist, translator, Honored Scientist of Belarus  (1931-2016), is on show in the Belarusian Literature Reading Room (room 205) from September 21 to November 15.

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