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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.
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.
We are looking forward to seeing you at the opening ceremony of our new chamber exhibition. During the event, curator of the exhibition Dr. Domokos Dániel Kis will present the documents.
There have been several famous Hungarian acting families and acting dynasties, several members of which became well-known, and whose names still sound good today. The best-known of them, the Lendvay, Egressy, Vízváry, Márkus and Latabár acting families will be highlighted by presenting their history and family trees, with the help of period graphics and photographs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On Wednesday May 30, 2018, five scientific publications will be presented in honor of the Memorial Year celebrating the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation. We are looking forward to seeing you and your friends at the event!
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.
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