Bosnia and Herzegovina nominated candidates for ALMA 2024

After the completed procedure, the applications received and the candidates considered, the Commission for the Nomination of BH authors for ALMA 2024 met, and based on their decision, the National and University Library of Bosnia and Herzegovina nominated two prominent BH writers for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award for 2024 and promoter of reading for children and young people.

National Széchényi Library at the V4 international conference

On 23 May 2023, Judit Gerencsér, Deputy Director General and Zoltán Lewalt-Jezierski, Chief of the Cabinet of the Director General of the National Széchényi Library, participated at the 22nd Professional Seminar on Library Trends 2023 – TLib 2023: seminar for librarians and information specialists in the V4 countries, held in Banská Bystrica, at the Slovak State Scientific Library.

“CAN for Balkans” exhibition in a new presentation at the National Library of Romania

After a European tour through Brașov, Tirana, Brussels, Leskovac, and Veles, the exhibition “CAN for Balkans” arrives in Bucharest, in a suitable setting – in the Atrium of the National Library of Romania. Here, the initiators’ approach was completed with a representative selection of comic books dedicated to the subject, hold in the collections of our library.

The “Rijmbijbel” of Jacob van Maerlant

KBR preserves the oldest illustrated manuscript in Dutch, Jacob van Maerlant’s Rijmbijbel. Because of its famous author, luxurious character and artistic level of illumination, this 13th-century codex is among the international masterpieces of the Middle Ages. On the occasion of the publication of the book “De Rijmbijbel van Jacob van Maerlant: het oudste geïllustreerde handschrift in het Nederlands”, the manuscript is put on display at the KBR museum from 23 May.