The Library Celebrates the 85th Anniversary of Foundation

In 2018 the National Children’s Library after Khnko Aper is celebrating the 85th anniversary of its foundation. On October 15-21 the National Children’s Library after Khnko Aper will
implement a program devoted to the 85th anniversary of foundation. The aim of 7-days long
activities is to appreciate library’s 85 years’ work and role in popularization of children’s books and reading, to promote the formation of interest towards books and the stimulation of
reading among children and young adults. Target groups are people responsible for spheres of children’s book and reading, children’s writers, artists, pupils, teachers, students, adults.
On October 15 at the National Children’s Library the jubilee week will be launched. Within the framework of the week exhibitions, scientific-practical conferences, round table-meetings, poetry hours, meetings with the writers, flash mob -“We read together”, literary and theatrical events, quiz, book presentations and discussions, visiting to the cultural places of Armenia – are planned. The executive director of IBBY Liz Page, the president of IBBY UAE Marwa Al Aqroubi, the head of the UFFICIO Ricordi Music Foundation Massimo Gentili Tedeschi, the founder of the Association of Children's Writers of Iran, children’s writer Farhad Hasanzadeh, German famous children’s writer Manfred Theisen will come to Armenia for participating in the jubilee. Storytelling, workshops, round table discussions, as well as celebration-reception devoted to the jubilee at the sidewalk and foyer of library, at the National Children’s Library after Khnko Aper, Writers’ Union of Armenia and “Noyan Tapan” bookstore will take place with participation of foreign guests. On October 19 at 5 p.m. at the sidewalk and foyer of the library the celebration-reception devoted to the 85th anniversary of the foundation of National Children’s Library will take place. The week will be summed up by visiting Achajur community cultural center, Tavush province, and by round table discussion.

The program is attached.


Library address

42/1 Teryan street, 0001 Yerevan
Tel.: +37410 521222; fax: +37410520852
The library is open Monday-Saturday 10.00-17.00 
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