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New Edition of "Zdabytki"

7 Sep 2021

The 24th issue of the scientific articles collection "Zdabytki (Achievements): Documentary Monuments of Belarus" has been published. The collection is the leading scientific publication in the field of bibliology and is recommended to everyone interested in Belarusian and world book heritage.

National Library of Belarus News

Tove Jansson: Love, War and the Moomins

7 Sep 2021

“It must have been late in the afternoon one day at the end of August...” – this is the beginning of one of the iconic series of books, on which three generations of children have grown up around the world. Little white Moomintroll, his mom and dad, Sniff, Snufkin and other inhabitants of the Moominvalley have become the hallmark of Finland, and their creator Tove Jansson has become a real sorceress. But do you know how the Moomins actually came to be? Today we will dive into the fairy tale, and into the story of real perseverance, inspiration and a sincere desire to create.

Author's Point of View

15 Striking Rarities

6 Sep 2021

An opening of the exhibition "5+5+5", timed to coincide with the 15th anniversary of the Museum, will take place in the Book Museum on September 9 at 4 pm.

Book exhibitions

Webinar on Connecting Libraries to Belarusian Regional Consolidated Electronic Catalogues of Libraries

6 Sep 2021

The National Library of Belarus held an online training workshop for employees of regional libraries and libraries responsible for the Regional Consolidated Electronic Catalogues (RSEC) on September 3, 2021. At present, there are 6 RSECs of Brest, Viciebsk, Homiel, Hrodna, Minsk and Mahiliou regions created, which include 49 library institutions of culture and education.

National Library of Belarus News

Museum Classes for Schoolchildren

6 Sep 2021

A new academic year has begun, and museum classes dedicated to the history of book culture, contributing to the popularization of the national book heritage and increasing the cultural potential of the younger generation, are actively held in the museum of books.

National Library of Belarus News

Presentation of the New ABC-Book

3 Sep 2021

As part of the celebration of the Day of Belarusian Written Language, the National Library hosted a press conference and presentation on occasion of the release of a new educational publication for 1-year pupils of general secondary education institutions with the Belarusian language of instruction on September 3.

National Library of Belarus News

In Search of the Harmony of Being

3 Sep 2021

On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the birth of the Belarusian composer Hanna Karotkina the exhibition “In Search of the Harmony of Being” is on show in the Music and Audiovisual Documents Reading Room (room 305) from September 3 to October 6.

Book exhibitions

"No, Thanks": 12 Rejection Letters to Famous Writers

3 Sep 2021

Not everything works out right away. Yes, even for the most talented, smart, famous and assertive people. It didn't work right on the first try even for your favourite writer. Before his or her book was on the bookshelves (and in your heart), surely it went a long way of editing, agreeing, and... rejections. Today we will take a look at a few letters from publishers that almost robbed us of great writings.

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Events

Art-Minsk-2021

16 Sep 2021

An exhibition "Art-Minsk-2021" will open in the gallery "Atrium" (3rd floor) on September 21 at 17.00.

15 Striking Rarities

6 Sep 2021

An opening of the exhibition "5+5+5", timed to coincide with the 15th anniversary of the Museum, will take place in the Book Museum on September 9 at 4 pm.