The History of our library

The Republican State Institution "National Academic Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Astana" was established by the Government Decree of the number 461 of April 23, 2004.
Today NALRK is a modern information institute which doors are open for all who chooses the Book and Reading. At the disposal of the readers a whole range of information and services: e-catalog, Internet access and remote databases, virtual reference service, electronic document delivery, a rich collection of books, newspapers and magazines, multimedia publications. In NALRK fund more than 860 thousand units of storage are. In reading rooms at the same time can be engaged more than 500 readers. And in the halls  «Suhbat», «Dialog» and «Kogildir» provides comfortable environments for lectures, conferences, presentations, exhibitions and workshops.
The library has a corporate website www.nabrk.kz. Is also the basis of the project "Kazakhstan National Electronic Library - Electronic State Library Fund" (KazNEB-EGBF) www.kazneb.kz.
NALRK is a member of the Library Association of the Republic of Kazakhstan (LARK), Library Association of Eurasia (LAE), the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).
During these years, the CEOs were: Berdigalieva R.A. (2004-2009), Otarbayev R.K. (2009-2010), Shaimukhanbetova J.K. (2010-2012), Askar A.A. (2012-2014), since June 2014 the CEO is Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor, Honored Worker of  Education of the Republic of  Kazakhstan Munalbayeva Umutkan Daurenbekovna. 


Recent events in dates:


▪ 10 June, 2004 - The opening ceremony of NALRK with President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev


▪ 10 September , 2005 - The library accepted the first readers


▪ 17 March, 2007 - International Congress of reading


▪ 24 September, 2007 - The republican action started  "One Country - One Book". Book of the Year - Abai. "Words of 

edification".


▪ 2007 - The beginning of the project to establish the Kazakhstan National Electronic Library (KazNEB).


▪ 22-23 May 2008 – 1st Meeting of young librarians of Kazakhstan.


▪ 17-25 June 2008 - Rally "Library Salute to Astana" devoted to the 10th anniversary of Astana.


▪ 19-20 June 2008 – 1st International Conference "Cultural text of Astana".


▪ 24 September, 2008 - Action "One Country - One Book" -2008. Book of the Year - M.Auezov. Story "Dashing Time".


▪ 13 March, 2009 - Action "One Country - One Book" 2009. Book of the Year – “The Lyric of M. Zhumabaev”.


▪ 25 June, 2009 – 2nd International Conference "Cultural text of Astana".


▪ 21 May, 2010 Action "One Country - One Book" -2010. Book of the Year - Zh.Moldagaliev. Poem "I m - Kazakh".


▪ 10 February, 2011 – The opening of the book-illustrative exhibition "Көзімнің ішінде Көк Туым желбіреп..." devoted to the 20th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan.


▪ 10 March, 2011 - Action "One Country - One Book" 2011. Book of the Year J. Aymauytov. A novel "Akbilek".


▪ 26-27 October, 2011 – The Capital of the Library - Kyzylorda - 2011 The Republican conference "Libraries of Kazakhstan in the years of independence: achievements and priorities for further action"


▪ 25 March, 2012 - Action "One Country - One Book" -2012. Book of the Year - Works of O. Bokei.


▪ 29 March, 2012 - The opening of the exhibition "Түркі рухы төрімде шалқып..." dedicated to "Astana 2012-cultural capital of the Turkic world".


▪ 26-27 September, 2012 – The Librarians Forum of CIS countries "Commonwealth Libraries - Integration, Innovation and Access for All".


▪ 2013 - Modernization of the Information Systems "Kazakhstan National Electronic Library".


▪ 14 March 2013 - Action "One Country - One Book" -2013. Book of the Year F. Ungarsynova "Revelation".


▪ 28 March 2013. - The opening of the book exhibition "Алтын күнді қондырып қанатына,  Қазақ елі самғайды болашаққа" dedicated to the Message of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - the Leader of the Nation Nursultan Nazarbayev to the people of Kazakhstan Strategy" Kazakhstan-2050": a new policy of the established state".


▪ 27 June 2013 – The opening of the book-illustrative exhibition "Ай-көрік менің Астанам!" dedicated to the 15th anniversary of Astana.


▪ 23 August 2013 - The opening of the book exhibition "Ұлы даланың рухани мұрасы" dedicated to the International Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures.


▪ 17-19 September 2013 – The Capital of the Library - Taraz - 2013 Republican conference "Library Innovation in a Changing Society".


▪ 28 November 2013 - Night of poetry in the library, "Journey to the planet Pearl Poetry".


▪ 11 March 2014 - Action "One Country - One Book" - 2014. Book of the Year S. Muratbekov. Story "The smell of Wormwood" and "At the top of Uchkara."


▪ 5 July 2014 - Poetry and music festival in honor of Day of the capital "Алаштың ақ ордасы Астана".


▪ 1 September, 2014 – The holiday of the book "Бүгінгі  бала – білімді бала" dated for Knowledge Day.


▪ November 7, 2014 - opening of the literary and intellectual club "TӘZH" (Тәуелсіздік. Әдебиет. Жастар)


▪ On November 30, 2014 in the capital's Congress Hall took place a solemn meeting "President and spiritual rebirth of the nation" (contribution of the National Academic Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan) has conducted as part of celebration the Day of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the 10th anniversary of the National Academic Library of the Republic of Kazakhstan.


▪ December 1, 2014 - first opened Book Museum in Astana.


▪ On January 9, 2015 – opening of the exhibition “Nurly zhol – bolashaktyn zhyry bol!” dedicated to the 550th anniversary of the Kazakh Khanate, the 70th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War, the 20th anniversary of the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan and 20th anniversary of the Assembly of Kazakhstan People.


▪ January 20, 2015 - opening a personal library of academician, doctor of philological sciences, public and state figure Myrzatai Zholdasbekov.


▪ April 22,  2015 - the opening of the Assembly Hall of the people of Kazakhstan.


▪ July 6, 2015 - The opening of the Media Hall.


▪ July 6, 2015 - The opening of the Hall for Civil Servants.


▪ August 22, 2015 The Festival of the book "reads a generation the future of Kazakhstan".


▪ August 24, 2015 The opening of the hall, "the Constitution" in the framework of the 20th anniversary of the Constitution 

of the Republic of Kazakhstan.


▪ September 11, 2015 Book Fair "Kazakh khandygynan Mangilik elge" in the 550th anniversary of the Kazakh Khanate at the Ice Palace "Barys" Astana.


▪ September 19, 2015 – The opening of the literary club "Feather".


November 25, 2015 – The opening of the hall, "a hidden treasure".


November 27, 2015 International Congress of reading on the topic "Reading the nation – the future of the Great Steppe".