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The Book Museum Turns 15. Part 4

3 Dec 2021

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

National Library of Belarus News

Looking for Joy

3 Dec 2021

A literary and visual exhibition "Looking for Joy" dedicated to the 160th anniversary of the birth of the Russian painter and representative of Russian impressionism Konstantin Korovin (1861–1939) is on show in the Fine Arts Reading Room (room 306) from December 3 to January 10.

Book exhibitions

Silent Gloomy Autumn: 10 Books with November Vibe

30 Nov 2021

The autumn days sometimes feel awfully long and dragging, but they're coming to an end too, which means it's time to close the autumn gestalt. How? Let us offer you books, the universal solution to all problems, the answer to all questions. And before you get swept up in the New Year spirit, here are 10 books with an incredible autumn mood, sometimes as dark and mysterious as our November articles, and sometimes as cosy and heartwarming as a library reading room.

Author's Point of View

Dante's Immortal Poem

24 Nov 2021

"La commedia" (1307–1321), now known as The Divine Comedy, is a monumental epic work, a poetic encyclopaedia of the Early Renaissance. This is one of the most interesting pieces by the Italian poet Dante Alighieri and is featured in the exhibition “Dante's Divine Comedy.”

National Library of Belarus News

The Word is Wealth

24 Nov 2021

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Sciapan Alieksandrovich, an exhibition “The Word is Wealth” is on show held in the Belarusian Literature Reading Room (room 205) from November 24 to January 2.

Book exhibitions

Birds, Jealousy, Rear Window: 7 Books that Inspired Alfred Hitchcock

23 Nov 2021

Even if you've spent the last 100 years in a coma and haven't seen any of Alfred Hitchcock's movies, you've probably at least heard of his iconic ones. A master of the psychological thriller, superb at building suspense in every frame and at the same time working beautifully with comedy. Every movie is a timeless classic! However, many of his films are based on equally excellent books, which are certainly worthy of your attention. Now, Alfred Hitchcock presents.

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Looking for Joy

3 Dec 2021

A literary and visual exhibition "Looking for Joy" dedicated to the 160th anniversary of the birth of the Russian painter and representative of Russian impressionism Konstantin Korovin (1861–1939) is on show in the Fine Arts Reading Room (room 306) from December 3 to January 10.

The Word is Wealth

24 Nov 2021

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Sciapan Alieksandrovich, an exhibition “The Word is Wealth” is on show held in the Belarusian Literature Reading Room (room 205) from November 24 to January 2.