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Annual summer closure

Not a jot from 48! – exhibition

May 14, 2018 – July 26, 2018


Longer summer closure due to reconstruction

At the same time with the summer closure beginning on July 16, reconstruction work will be started in NSZL. This is why the summer closure of National Széchényi Library will be longer this year than usual. The Library will be open again on Tuesday September 4, 2018.

Copying service

Dear Customers,

Before the summer closure of NSZL, we stopped accepting new copy orders. Our services will be resumed on September 3, 2018.

Thank you for your understanding and patience.

In an upward trend

An interview was made with László Boka, Director of Research and Academic Affairs, NSZL and Head of NSZL Publishing House.

Dream painting – Fabular animals in the National Relic exhibition space

A selection of dreamy animal paintings by illustrator Eszter Nagy has been exhibited in our Library. The exhibition will be open until July 26, 2018.

At least 100 years of protection were given to János Arany's manuscripts

János Arany’s most precious manuscripts and other documents arrived in National Széchényi Library from Nagyszalonta-based János Arany Memorial Museum in February 2018, so as to be restored by experts.

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.

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.