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Playful Museum Night

Not a jot from 48! – exhibition

May 14, 2018 – July 26, 2018


Night of Museums 2018 – Playful Museum Night

We will wait for families with a play corner, stories and an adventure tour. Jazz concert of a brass band, exhibition tours, logic and skill-developing games, craft bookbinding. During the night, we will show a play entitled “Too Much of Women…”, featuring Kossuth Prize winner actress Teri Tordai and actress Lili Horváth. After that, Gábriel Farkas & HIS BAND will give a concert. Our program also includes a tour of the repositories, book auction and wine tasting.

Treasures were exchanged in National Széchényi Library

Two unique books returned to their worthy place on June 11, 2018. One of them is a work by Kelemen Mikes, that had been saved from fire during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956, and which is now returned from the United States. The other one is a long forgotten publication, emerging after several decades and rightfully belonging to the Franciscans of Buda.

Arkivum – Library professional presentation

In cooperation with other libraries, the Hungarian national library is currently working on the renewal of its entire IT infrastructure and library system. NSZL makes an effort to get acquainted with the latest international trends and the already existing best practices. On June 25, 2018, Arkivum will present its software designed to serve long-term stock preservation.

89th Festive Book Week: June 7–10, 2018

This year too National Széchényi Library will take part in Festive Book Week. We will wait for our visitors with a book presentation and a discount offer selected from recently and formerly published books of NSZL Publishing House.

Success at the Beautiful Hungarian Book Competition

As in previous years, this year, too a publication of NSZL’s Publishing House received an award at the Beautiful Hungarian Book Competition. Special Award of the President of Hungary went to the facsimile edition of Variations for a Nursery Rhyme by Ernő Dohnányi.

Progress in Hungarian library standardization

One of the key tasks of the national library is the coordination of issues related to library standardization, including the preparation of library standards, rules and recommendations. We are pleased to inform you about positive developments in this field.

Comics as Narrative. The 9th Art and its Icons in Hungary – opening ceremony

The Hungarian Comics Association and National Széchényi Library will open a joint exhibition on May 14, 2018, in order to present some major chapters in the history of Hungarian comics.

Guests from Bulgaria

Based on a cooperation agreement signed previously by the two institutions, Professor Krasimira Aleksandrova, Directress of the St. St. Cyril and Methodius National Library of Bulgaria and some of her colleagues paid a visit to National Széchényi Library. The main aim of the meeting was to identify relics of early Bulgarian book printing kept in NSZL.