30 червня 2015 р.

Film Club on Friday, June 26

Film Club meeting at American Library last Friday was dedicated to traveling the world and finding your true inner self, as we watched "Eat, Pray, Love" (2010, USA). Based on an inspiring true story written by Elizabeth Gilbert, "Eat, Pray, Love" is a memoir about the soul-searching journey she took post-divorce, which was read and loved by millions.


25 червня 2015 р.

Film Club on June, 19

Dear readers, we are happy to share this summer Friday nights with you at American Library! Last Friday (on June, 19) we gathered in a warm little company to watch "The Help" - the story of how African-American maids in the South viewed their employers during Jim Crow days. This Friday (on June, 26) we'll be watching "Eat, Pray, Love". Join Film Club at American Library!


23 червня 2015 р.

Book of the Week: «Gardening: I can do it!»

This week we picked a book for young gardeners who are eager to tackle a wide range of tasks - from growing flowers, vegetables, and herbs to keeping the garden under control and pests at bay! Children can discover how to select tools, plant seeds, and enjoy flowers indoors as well as outdoors.


19 червня 2015 р.

Training on June, 19

Today American Library held training for students of Social Work School. Presenters from Electronic Resources Department delivered a lecture about Access service to electronic journals and databases, available at American Library and useful for future Social Workers.




18 червня 2015 р.

17 червня 2015 р.

Book Choice - Flag Day

People across the United States celebrate Flag Day on June 14 each year to honor the United States flag and to commemorate the flag's adoption. This week we picked books about United States of America, it's geography, historical dates, facts and figures, with useful interactive maps and colorful photos.


16 червня 2015 р.

Film Club on Friday, June 19

Join Film Club this Friday at American Library! When: Friday, June 19. Start at 17.30. Where: American Library, Media Room. Enter: Free. This time we'll be watching "The Help" (American drama film, 2011).

Book of the Week - "Basik Freud"

In Basik Freud, noted psychologist Michael Kahn shows that even in the age of psychopharmaceutical and cognitive therapy, Freud's major insights into the unconscious remain unsurprassed tools for understanding our behaviors, motivations, and emotions. Kahn presents key ideas such as the Oedipus complex, the repetition compulsion, guilt, anxiety, and defense mechanisms, along with recent research that has supported or expanded Freud's findings.


15 червня 2015 р.

Visiting America House

American Library staff had an opportunity to deliver a lecture on eLibrary USA databases.


Film Club on Friday, June 12

Harry Potter films will go down in history as one of the most beloved movies and a film, which was on display at most in American Library smile emoticon"Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" gathered a friendly company of our readers and guests smile emoticon Join Film Club at American Library!


11 червня 2015 р.

Training on June, 11

Today American Library held Training for students of Social Work School, presented by Tetiana Borysova. Students learned about electronic databases, available at American Library, which can be useful for their future science work and academic research.


Book Choice - World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day through Books. In honor of World Oceans Day on June 8, we’ve compiled a collection of publications that represent ecosystem that covers 70 percent of our planet.


English Speaking Club - June, 12

Dear readers, tomorrow (Friday, June 12) you are welcome to join English Speaking Club at American Library! Presenter - Natalka Berezhna. Topic: "Persuasion". Start at: 15:00. Share your opinion in English!

Science Slam in Libraries of “Window on America” Network - Final

Today American Library held the final of Science Slam Ukraine Contest - Award, which aims to promote Science, create a positive image of Ukrainian researchers, as well as Library’s reputation in the quality of intellectual center and engaging the youth.

1st Prize - Tamara Martsenyuk, National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy", Sociology Department with research “Gender Sociology during Maidan – Women’s revolutionary roles”.

2nd Prize – Mykola Zaviriukha, Mykolayiv National Agrarian University, Department of Tractors and Agricultural Machinery, with research “Solar thermal collectors – pathway to energy independence”.

3rd Prize – Maryna Dvornyk, Kherson State University, Faculty of Psychology, with research “Delay but don’t waste”.


9 червня 2015 р.

8 червня 2015 р.

Film Club on June, 5

On Friday, June 5, American Library held a Film Club. This time we watched film "The Pianist" (2002) - historical drama co-produced and directed by Roman Polanski, scripted by Ronald Harwood, and starring Adrien Brody. "The Pianist" tells the story of a Polish Jew, a classical musician, who survived the Holocaust through stoicism and good luck.


3 червня 2015 р.

Meeting with Lana Babij - June, 3

Today American Library held a meeting with Lana Babij (Library of University of Connecticut, Reference Assistance). We learned that USA libraries are all about connecting students, faculty and other Library members with the information resources and services they need to improve their academic success and research.


Book of the Week - "Dixie Rising"

Book of the Week - "Dixie Rising: How the South is Shaping American Values, Politics, and Culture" by Peter Applebome. The South is increasingly dominating American Life in public and private: Southern politicians lead both parties; the Southern Baptist church is the fastest-growing denomination in the country; Southern food and music have swept the North. How did the South come to occupy this position? And what truly is "the South"?