Címlap 2

World War I on maps – exhibition

János Arany exhibition

Mihály Tompa – Exhibition

Publications

Christmas holiday opening hours
Hírek

Our Library will be closed between December 23, 2017 and January 1, 2018. We are looking forward to seeing you in NSZL as of 9 a.m. on Tuesday January 2, 2018. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

TEMPEST presentation
Rendezvények

In cooperation with other libraries, the Hungarian national library is currently working on the renewal of its complete IT infrastructure and on the renewal of the library systems. Related to that, on December 18, 2017, Slovak company Tempest will present its solutions that can be interesting for the Hungarian library community.

Chinese–Hungarian modern art exhibition
Rendezvények

Sixty contemporary Chinese and twenty Hungarian art works will be exhibited at the exhibition entitled Cultures and Generations: Founders and Heirs of Chinese and Hungarian Modern Art. The exhibition will be opened on December 14, 2017. (Due to technical reasons, opening ceremony of the exhibition will start at 12 a.m. instead of 11 a.m. Thank you for your understanding.)

János Arany exhibition
Kiállítások

The exhibition is based on unique treasures stored in the Manuscript Collection of NSZL, and on period first publications in journals, book editions. At the same time, it also focuses on issues such as the reception and cult of Arany.

Gift CD collection from the Hungarian State Opera
Hírek

On the occasion of the Hungarian Opera Day, the Hungarian State Opera released a unique CD collection including masterpieces of 200 years of the Hungarian opera culture. The collection entitled Magyar Opera200 (Hungarian Opera200) will be presented to municipal libraries and musical institutions of Hungary by the Hungarian State Opera. NSZL was the first library that received this prominent publication.

ARANY 200 – NSZL 215
Hírek

The 215-year old Hungarian national library celebrates János Arany, born 200 years ago, related to the Library foundation festivities as well. A two-day Scientific Session, discount book sales, the finals of a nationwide reciting competition entitled Te aranyok Aranya! (You Gold (Arany) of Golds!) and a Family Day, featuring guided tours, museum education and handicraft workshops and games for families, will be offered to our visitors.

Hungarian Electronic Library 17,000!
Hírek

Recently the 17,000th volume, Virágfakadás (La vie en fleur; The Bloom of Life) by Anatole France was added to the Hungarian Electronic Library that has been collecting and providing for free a great variety of works for over twenty years.

“…let it be faithful to idea and form, yet free…”
Kiállítások

Exhibition about the first Hungarian edition of Complete Works by Shakespeare on the occasion of the János Arany Memorial Year. The first volume (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Othello) was published in 1864, while the last one (Sonnets) was published in 1878. Our exhibition presents publication history including János Arany’s contribution, role and translations of Shakespeare plays.