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The book Sampo. The Runes of Pohjola has been given to the library

The National Library of Karelia received a gift edition, which is of particular importance to the republic and its inhabitants: the first edition of the Karelian heroic epic poem in Karelian language, its name is Sampo. The Runes of Pohjola. Earlier, the Karelian epic poem was known only as the author's poem Kalevala by Elias Lönnrot, written in Finnish and based on Karelian folk epic songs. The poem was prepared by the public organization National Center of Finno-Ugric Cultures.

The program In the Land of the Mysterious Sampo was presented in St. Petersburg

November 16, 2018: The professionals of the National Library of Karelia took part in VII International Cultural Forum. The National Library of Karelia presented one of its numerous programs. An interactive educational program In the Land of the Mysterious Sampo was an exciting creative event for the participants of the conference Regional Programs for the Implementation of the Concept for the Development of Children's and Youth Reading in Russia. The conference was held at the Central Children's Library named after A. S. Pushkin.

Opening of the exhibition Praise to the Children's Book

October 27, 2018: In the frameworks of the cultural program The Days of Sweden in Petrozavodsk, the National Library of Karelia opened an exhibition Praise to the Children's Book. Mårten Frankby, the Consul Responsible for issues concerning Sweden culture and economic cooperation, opened the exhibition prepared by the Swedish Academy for Children's Books. He noted the high importance of Swedish literature in Russia and invited everyone to get acquainted with the exhibition and the authors of Swedish children's literature.

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