On 26 April, the National Library announced three winners of literary contest Tsignieri. The three winners: Mariam Kartvelishvili, Tamar Tskhvariashvili, Elene Makharadze and other fifteen finalists were awarded the prizes by the National Library, Bank Republic Societe Generale and publishing house “Books in Batumi”.
Georgian Library has opened in Stockholm at Georgian and Swedish women’s organization “Daisy” with the joint effort of the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia and Georgian Embassy to Sweden. The library will be enriched by books further.
On April 8, at 12:00, the Memorandum of Understanding will be signed between the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia and David Bezhuashvili Education Foundation. According to the memorandum, the biggest Book Museum in Caucasus will be opened in Building I of the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia. The project is sponsored by David Bezhuashvili Education Foundation. The project is the most colossal undertaking among the collaborative projects of the organization.
The opening of the Book Museum is supported by the Georgian Industrial Group (GIG).
The library in Khikhadziri village has been restored with the joint help of the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia and Georgian Library Association. The library was closed down in 2012. Over 300 items added to the library fond.
The group of librarians from the National Library led by Levan Taktakishvili, Head of the National Library Recourses Department, pays a visit to Leuvill. In the near future, it is planned to open a new library on the basis of existing fond that later will be transformed into a Georgian Cultural Centre.
On 17 March, representative of the National Parliamentary Library together with Ilia Chavchavadze Charity Foundation will hand the books and a computer to Sagarejo Municipality Representation in the Village of Ninotsminda.
Foreign friends donated books to the National Library. Claire Won Kang is a famous floral designer of Korean origin who sent her book Wonness: The Art of Floral Collage to the Clair 2015 from the US. This valuable album shares different secrets of Floral Art.
Professor Emma Loosley and archeologist Peter Leeming, from Britain, handed to the National Library the following new books in English: