May 16, 2019:
In Tula, the Library Capital of Russia in 2019, the Russian Library Congress: the XXIV Annual Conference of the Russian Library Association completed its work.The final plenary session and the closing ceremony took place. The results of the election of vice-presidents and members of the Board of the Russian Library Association were announced, medals and certificates of honor of the Russian Library Association were presented, and young professionals from the region were dedicated to the profession. More than 400 reports were made at 43 venues.
April 23, 2019:
The National Library of Karelia held the awarding ceremony of the XIX Contest “The Book of the Year 2018 of the Republic of Karelia”.
The event was attended by representatives of the founders and organizers of the competition, members of the expert groups, publishers and authors, distributors of book production and reading lovers.
February 28, 2019:
On the International Day of Kalevala, the literary and musical evening Live Kalevala was held at the National Library of Karelia. The evening was dedicated to the rune-singers, whose heritage lies at the heart of the epic poem “Kalevala” by Elias Lönnrot and for centuries has been an inexhaustible source of inspiration for people of many creative professions. The participants of the evening could get acquainted with the folklore sources of Kalevala, hear archival authentic records of Karelian folklore, familiarize themselves with the creative heritage of Karelian narrators and see fragments of documentary newsreels created in different years.
February 28, 2019:
On the Kalevala Day, programs for children dedicated to the anniversary of the epos Kalevala were held at the National Library of Karelia.
Young readers have become participants of the program “Wonderful Mill Sampo”. Pupils guessed difficult Karelian riddles, played folk games, recalled the heroes of the epic poem and got acquainted with the traditions of Karelia.
February 14, 2019:
The National Library of the Republic of Karelia held the XIII annual Scientific Conference Local Studies Days on the theme “Book, reading, information: transformation in time”. The conference united professional and amateur researchers who study history, culture, printed and handwritten heritage of Karelia.
February 7, 2019:
The National Library of Karelia opened the exhibition "Orphaned Coast" in memory of the lost Church of the Dormition of the Mother of God in Kondopoga.
The authors of the paintings are well-known Karelian artists: Vladimir Lobanov, Valentin Chekmasov, Boris Akbulatov, Valery Koshelev, Alexander Kashtanov, Oleg Yuntunen, Badri Topuriya and Nelli Grigorieva. Thanks to their talent, the memory of the beauty of the lost church will be forever alive.
January 13, 2019:
On the eve of the Old New Year, the National Library of Karelia invited faithful friends and partners to visit it.
For the third year in a row in these days, the National Library of Karelia holds the “Meeting of Friends” for those with whom we make the lives of our readers and guests brighter, more useful and richer. Teachers and artists, painters and librarians, doctors and designers became participants in the Old New Year film program.