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The compilation of facsimiles will be accompanied by a volume of studies, the authors include Judit Lauf and Edina Zsupán, two members of the Res libraria Hungariae Research Group of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the National Széchényi Library
Digital copies of the National Széchényi Library’s high-value documents have been stored in the Spitsbergen vault, where they have been captured on film using a special procedure.
On the occasion of the 280th anniversary of his birth, as part of the Benyovszky Memorial Year 2021, a scientific conference was organised at the Hungarian National Museum on 20 September 2021.
On 12 September 2021, on the occasion of the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress, President János Áder presented the Holy Father with two volumes of outstanding historical importance.  
The decorative facsimile copy of Pray Codex, which contains the first coherent Hungarian text dating from the late 12th century, was prepared by the experts of the NSZL as a gift to Pope Francis by the Government of Hungary on the occasion of the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress.
On Thursday and Friday, 9 and 10 September 2021, starting at 11 AM, curator Anna-Mária Orbán will give guided tours in Hungarian of the exhibition of the works of Blessed Vladimir Ghika, while English guided tour will be held on 10 September, starting at 14.00.
Please note that we can only offer research opportunities in our special collection reading rooms after you pre-book.
To compensate for the ‘library-free’ months, the validity of annual reader passes purchased previously in 2020–2021 will be extended by six months, and the validity of six-month reader passes by three months, free of charge.
Between June 17 and 19, 2021, access to the main entrance of the NSZL and Budapest History Museum is only possible on foot through the cordoned-off area.  
Maintenance of the transformer station supplying our library  
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