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The library never ceases to amaze

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We invite young visitors to see the main library of the country from the inside, learn about its unique book collections and touch real book rarities.

On September 18, 7th grade pupils of gymnasium No. 22 in Minsk visited the library and never ceased to be surprised. There are many interesting things at every step of the library space: the 500-kilogram Book Bison from the printing equipment, fountains, glass floors, well-groomed flowers, an electronic catalogue and Stocks and collections, galleries and works of art. The most impressive are the books, because each has its own interesting story and decoration. Visitors had the opportunity to get acquainted with the main stages of the history of book culture, the peculiarities of the creation and functioning of handwritten and printed books.

We invite schoolchildren to take part in the "On a Visit to Books" project.

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October 30 – 115 years since the birth of Andrey Bembel (1905-1986), the People's Artist of Belarus and the outstanding sculptor

30 Oct 2020

The artist's name is well known not only to connoisseurs of Belarusian art of the 20th century, but also to numerous guests of our country. Indeed, among the most famous tourist sites are the memorial complex “Brest Hero Fortress, Mound of Glory, Victory Monument in Minsk and much more, and Andrey Bembel is the author and co-author of the monuments.

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Preservation of documents as a guarantee of high-quality satisfaction of readers' requests

29 Oct 2020

In the context of a lack of funding, a lack of space for the placement of funds, a decrease in the copy number of purchased documents, a deterioration in the quality of paper and consumer characteristics of publishing products, the threat of a decrease in the quantitative and qualitative composition of library funds increases. A significant part of the documents can be lost without active work to ensure the safety of library collections.

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