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Fate Foretold by Heaven

22 Jul 2021

An exhibition "Fate Foretold by Heaven" dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Belarusian composer and teacher Hanna Kazlova is on show in the Music and Audiovisual Documents Reading Room (room 305) from July 22 to September 22.

Book exhibitions

The Memory of Roads

16 Jul 2021

An anniversary exhibition "The Memory of Roads" timed to coincide with the 110th anniversary of the birth of the poet and translator Anatol Astrejka (1911-1978) is on show in the Belarusian Literature Reading Room (room 205) from July 16 to September 19.

Book exhibitions

People Are Not For Sale!

14 Jul 2021

A thematic exhibition "People Are Not For Sale!" dedicated to World Anti-Trafficking Day is on show at the Official Documents Service Department (207) from July 14 to August 31.

Book exhibitions

"Forest Song" in the Çanakkale Province

12 Jul 2021

As part of the celebration of the Independence Day of the Republic of Belarus and in memory of the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War, the information and visual project “Forest Song" was presented in the central city gallery "Mahal" with the support of Consulate General of the Republic of Belarus in Istanbul in the Çanakkale Province (Turkey) on July 9.

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Gatsby and Steak: Why You Should Read Epigraphs

9 Jul 2021

The first lines in a book are always very important. They set the tone, catch the reader's attention, lead him or her by the hand into a wonderful world of literature. But few people remember that just before the beginning of the story, there is a small epigraph huddled in the corner of the page, waiting for you to finally pay attention. And you are scrolling, scrolling... That's a pity. Today we will figure out what's good about epigraphs and why you'd better not ignore them.

Author's Point of View

Patron and Educator

8 Jul 2021

July 8 marks the 160th anniversary of the birth of Maria Magdalena Radziwill (1861–1945), an activist of the Belarusian cultural movement, an educator, a philanthropist who supported the opening of educational institutions, hospitals, churches, orphanages, publication of books and newspapers in the Belarusian language.

Through the Pages of the Belarusian Calendar

Summer List: 19 Books for the Right Mood

6 Jul 2021

You must have noticed: it's already been a month of summer outside. The sun, unbearable heat and a sudden passion for cherries and watermelons are included. In such weather, the heart craves for a walk, while the body begs to stay at home, in coolness and shade. So what will you do? The answer is read. The National Library has compiled for you a large selection of the most real summer reading material for every taste – from romance to popsci You will love it!

Author's Point of View

The Main Wealth of our Library is Readers and Collections

5 Jul 2021

In the festive program "Our Morning" dedicated to the Independence Day of the Republic of Belarus, Director General of the National Library of Belarus Ms Aksana Knizhnikava and editor-in-chief of the editorial office of periodicals and continuing editions of the National Library of Belarus Liudmila Kiriukhina talked about how the main library of the country lives today.

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Law in the Field of Medicine: Aspects, Issues, Prospects

26 Jul 2021

A thematic exhibition "Law in the Field of Medicine: Aspects, Issues, Prospects", dedicated to the International Doctor's Day (October 4), opens in the Legal Information Reading Room (room 207b) from July 26 to October 24.

Fate Foretold by Heaven

22 Jul 2021

An exhibition "Fate Foretold by Heaven" dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Belarusian composer and teacher Hanna Kazlova is on show in the Music and Audiovisual Documents Reading Room (room 305) from July 22 to September 22.