Címlap 2

Not a jot from 48! – exhibition

May 14, 2018 – July 26, 2018

Regiomontanus 550 – chamber exhibition

Transylvania – exhibition

“Black Book of Saint Genghis Khan”– Mongolian political prophecy from the 19th century

On Wednesday May 23, 2018, our series entitled Orientalists in NSZL will be continued by Ágnes Birtalan’s lecture. Based on the source, the lecture will present the survival of Genghis tradition in the 19th century, the judgement of Buddhist and Shamanic religions, the identity consciousness and political prophecies of Mongolians living within the frames of the Manchurian Empire.

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.

Summering of Museums 2018

The Hungarian national library used to carry out its collecting, guarding and servicing activities in the same building as the Hungarian National Museum, so we are more than happy to take part in the joint festivities of the Summering of Museums every May. This year, we will wait for visitors and families with creative crafts games and bookmark making on May 13, 2018.

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.

Transylvania – Through the Eyes of a Man of Kolozsvár – exhibition

An exhibition compiled from the exquisite photographs of Dénes Szabó, a former photographer of Kolozsvár will be opened at 5 p.m. on Friday March 23, 2018. The exhibited items are kept in the collection of National Széchényi Library.

Regiomontanus 550 – chamber exhibition in the Manuscript Collection

An exhibition in honor of the 550th anniversary of the stay of 15th-century mathematician and astronomer Regiomontanus in Hungary will be opened in the Manuscript Collection of NSZL, at 10 a.m. on March 22, 2018.

Board Meeting of the International Association of Music Libraries in Budapest

The International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (IAML), an organization comprising over 1.500 members, held its mid-year board meeting on 23–24 February 2018 in National Széchényi Library.