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Librarian Ulyana Sidorovich: “My work for seventy percent consists of creativity”

21 Oct 2019

When entering the reading room, you can’t help but notice a colorful exhibition stand. This month’s display is dedicated to the World Animal Day. The exposition is prepared by Ulyana Sidorovich, a librarian at the Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Department, who has been working here for four years. In the interview, we are talking about creativity in her work, the love of reading and the promotion of the National Library of Belarus on social media.

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Woman and War: Raisa Simakova

18 Sep 2019

Raisa Petrovna Simakova is a person with an amazing love of life. Having survived the Siege of Leningrad and suffered many losses, she still inspires with her optimism. This is a person who keeps in mind a plenitude of dates, events, facts and names; a person whose experience is priceless...

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Perfectly Treasured

17 Jun 2019

The new building of the National Library of Belarus, which has become one of the symbols of the country, was inaugurated on June 16, 2006. It is regularly mentioned in the lists of the most interesting, fantastic, unique works of world architecture. Every visitor of the library, whether a tourist, a reader or a participant of any event, will be impressed with this building.

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Events

Break the Silence on Violence against Women

21 Nov 2019

Break the Silence on Violence against Women, a thematic exhibition timed to  the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, is open in the Official Documents Service Department (room 297), from November 21, 2019,  to January 9, 2010.

New Year’s Theatrical Performances

20 Nov 2019

The time of New Year’s miracles and magic is getting closer and closer. On the eve of Christmas and New Year holidays, the National Library of Belarus is pleased to invite young viewers and their parents to fairytale performances.

The Partisan Archives: a multimedia project

18 Nov 2019

The first issue of the Partisan Archives series will be presented at the library, on November 19. The documentary publication Operational and Intelligence Reports of the Belarusian Headquarters of the Partisan Movement: 1944 (in Russian: Оперативные и разведывательные сводки Белорусского штаба партизанского движения: 1944 год) is a joint multimedia project of the National Archives of the Republic of Belarus and the National Library of Belarus. The publication is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Belarus from Nazi invaders.

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