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11/02/2019. Opening of the exhibition "Orphaned Coast" in memory of the lost Church of the Dormition of the Mother of God

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.

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16/01/2019. Meeting of Friends in the National Library

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.

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11/01/2019. Winter Holidays with the National Library: A Magical Journey to the Fairyland of Andersen

January 8, 2019: During winter holidays, young readers together with Gerda, the Old Lady who Knew Magic, the Little Robber Girl and the Deer from Lapland conquered the Fairyland of Andersen. The children learned the story of the famous fairy tale "The Snow Queen", became participants of a theatrical performance and found the treasures of the Snow Queen with help of a magic map. At the end of the creative program, together with fairy-tale characters, they arranged a flash mob dance.

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28/12/2018. Literary evening of Alexander Volkov

December 25, 2018: The national writer of Karelia celebrated his 90th anniversary at the National Library. On the 25th of December 2018 the conference room of the National Library of Karelia was full. Friends, admirers and officials gathered for a meeting, dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the national writer of Karelia A. L. Volkov. The meeting began with the Karelian hymn in Karelian performed by the choir Oma pajo. The text of the hymn was translated into Livvi-Karelian by Alexander Volkov.

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25/12/2018. Participants in the project Dialogue with Citizens visited Finland

December 16-19, 2018: Within the framework of the project Dialogue with Citizens, a trip to Finland to the cities of Imatra and Lappeenranta was organized. The delegation included representatives of St. Petersburg, Sestroretsk, Norway and Karelia. The Karelian delegation was represented by: the Karelian Resource Center for Public Organizations, the National Library of Karelia, the Central Library System of the city of Petrozavodsk, the Council of Municipalities of the Republic of Karelia, and the Central Library System of the city of Olonets.

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20/12/2018. The exhibition New Year and Christmas: from Century to Century

December 13, 2018: The National Library of Karelia opened an exhibition New Year and Christmas: from Century to Century. The exposition introduces the viewer to New Year and Christmas decorations and postcards of the past XX century and public schools and life of the teachers of the Olonets Governorate in the late XIX - early XX centuries. The visitors may feel themselves to be schoolchildren of the last century and sit at the school desk. A beautiful decoration of the exhibition is a window in the winter made of photos by Oleg Semenenko. Subjects of the exposition postcards and New Year toys were provided by the professionals of the National Library.

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11/12/2018. To the 30th anniversary of the club Kraeved (Local historian)

December 6, 2018: The meeting dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the club Kraeved (Local historian) was held. Members of the club and partners gathered together in the library: representatives of the Karelian Research Center, Petrozavodsk State University, the National Archive, museums and representatives of public organizations.

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