29 травня 2015 р.

English Speaking Club - May, 28

Yesterday English Speaking Club, supervised by our dear friend Mr. Basak Diptajit, aware the topic of sexism in society. Guests shared their opinion and personal experience about these issues. Join English Speaking Club at American Library and share your opinion in English! 


28 травня 2015 р.

Excursion on May, 28

American Library was glad to meet young visitors from local Kyiv schools. Children discovered American Library as a place to spend their summer vacations with an advantage: they focused on English Grammar books, Education USA materials, intellectual games and Film collection.




Young readers art club at American Library

Our young artist Liza yesterday, made an installation and collective and personal portraits of the American Library staff.


27 травня 2015 р.

Discussion Club on May ,28

Dear readers, on Thursday, May 28 you are welcome to join:

15:30 - Discussion Club with native speaker, Mr. Basak Diptajit.

Training on May, 26

Yesterday American Library held Training "Libraries, Library Management and Librarian Education in USA". Presenter - Mrs. Irena Lopatovska (Pratt Institute, New York, USA) visited us to bring up a discussion about current questions in Library Management, information technologies, electronic resources. 


25 травня 2015 р.

Training on May, 26

Dear readers, on Tuesday (May, 26) you are welcome to join Training:

Film Club on Friday, May 22

On Friday, May 22, American Library held Film Club. This time we watched and discussed film "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. Film was shown in English with English subtitles. Join Film Club at American Library every Friday at 17.30!


22 травня 2015 р.

Book of the Week - "Have you Seen...?"

Book of the Week - "Have you Seen...?" by David Thomson. This book is a personal introduction to 1,000 films and a must reed for anyone who loves the silver screen: the perfect confection to dip into at any point for a taste of controversy, little-known facts, and ideas about what to see. This is a volume you'll want to return again and again, like a dear but argumentative friend in the dark at the movies.


21 травня 2015 р.

New Magazines - May, 2015

In May new Magazines are already waiting for you at American Library! 


Film Club on May, 22

Dear readers, on Friday, May 22, you are welcome to join Film Club at American Library!

17:30 - Film "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" directed by Joel and Ethan Coen.

Film is shown in English with English subtitles.

Trainings on Electronic Resources - May, 20

Yesterday American Library held 2 Trainings about Electronic resources in our Library, which aim to support you in your studies, research and teaching. Our readers learned about eKMAIR database - a university repository for providing access to the digital materials of the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.



20 травня 2015 р.

Our readers today - May, 20

When nothing goes right, you can always go to the Library!


Children's Club - May, 20

Today Children's Club at American Library gathered for a movie "How to Fly your Dragon". We watched it in English, learned new words, played a puzzle game and draw some dragons! Learning English after school is fun at American Library!


18 травня 2015 р.

Book Choice - Parenting

This month we decided to make a Book Choice dedicated to Mothers Day - a holiday honoring motherhood that is observed in different forms throughout the world. This time we picked Best Sellers in Parenting & Family Relationships.


Trainings on May, 20

Dear readers, on Wednesday, May 20, you are welcome to join:


14 травня 2015 р.

Children's Club - May, 14

On Thursday, the 14th of May our youngest Library Users attended the new session of the Kids Club. We continued to follow the adventures of Lady from the “Lady and the Tramp”, made origami flowers for our mothers to appreciate the Mother’s Day once more, and had some language practice in English.



Guests from Kyiv Hrinchenko University

Today we discussed the issues of American Librarianship with our future colleagues, students from Kyiv Hrinchenko University.



6 травня 2015 р.

Academic resources of Open Access

Second training today (on Wednesday, May 6) was dedicated to "Scientific resources of Open Access". Open access (OA) means unrestricted online access to peer-reviewed scholarly research. Open access is primarily intended for scholarly journals, but is also provided for a growing number of theses, book chapters, and monographs.



Creating and editing articles in Wikipedia

Today American Library held Training "Creating and editing articles in Wikipedia". Wikipedia - is a multilingual open encyclopedia written by volunteers around the world. During this training our readers could get acquainted with the rules of creation and editing articles in Wikipedia.


Children's Club - May, 6

Children's Club meeting today gathered our young readers for a movie "Monsters, Inc", which they watched in English with subtitles. As a rule, children enlarged their vocabulary by learning new words, playing word games, talking about their favorite characters. Join Children's Club at American Library!


New books - May 2015

In May new books shall be waiting for you at American Library! Among them: "New American Presidency", "A rhetoric for writing teachers", "Contemporary American Poetry", "Selected poems of Ezra Pound" and many more.


5 травня 2015 р.

Trainings on May ,6

Dear readers, on Wednesday (May, 6) you are welcome to join:

15:00 - Training "Creating and editing articles in Wikipedia"

16:00 - Training "Scientific resources of Open Access"