28 грудня 2016 р.

New Year - American Library team

American Library team, our volunteers, colleagues, and friends wishing you – our dear library users, great holidays! May the 2017 bring you only joy, loyal friends and colleagues, happiness to your families, peace for our country, love and respect for each person. We wish you always be appreciated, loved, respected, and supported! Thank you for your loyalty, support, and great desire to receive new knowledge! Happy New Year !!!!!
with best wishes,
your American Library

27 грудня 2016 р.

Training on Web of Science - December 27

On Tuesday, December 27 American Library held a training about Web of Science — the world's leading source of scholarly research data. Our readers, students, researchers found out about Journal Citation Report, EndNote, ResearcherID. Presenter - Iryna Tykhonkova, PhD, Customer Education Specialist, Clarivate Analytics, Formerly the IP & Science business of Thomson Reuters.

Book of the Week - The Good, the True and the Beautiful

Book of the Week - "The Good, the True and the Beautiful: a quest for meaning" by Michael Boylan. Why should we be good? How do we know what is true? Do we really need beauty? This book asks crucial questions about who we are and what makes life worthwhile. Michael Boylan offers an accessible and stimulating introduction to philosophy, exploring issues to do with ethics, knowledge and aesthetics and how they relate to our everyday lives.

Передноворічний семінар від Thomson Reuters

Нагода провести семінар від Thomson Reuters (тепер Clarivate Analytics) - ніколи не видається зайвою, еге ж? Тож, не пропустіть: 27 грудня о 15 -00 в Американській бібліотеці! 

21 грудня 2016 р.

Тренінг - "Бібліографічне посилання"

22 грудня о 12:00 запрошуємо взяти участь у тренінгу "Бібліографічне посилання: загальні положення та правила складання". Спеціалісти наукової бібліотеки дадуть відповідь на усі питання, що стосуються нового і старого стандартів та їх вживання і, найголовніше, проконсультують як же правильно тепер оформлювати списки літератури до наукових робіт. Місце проведення - Американська бібліотека. Подія на Facebook!

Book of the Week - "Slow Love"

Book of the Week - "Slow Love: How I lost my job, put on my pajamas & found happiness" by D. Browning. There cannot be a person on Earth who does not sometimes wonder what the purpose of their life is. Dominique Browning was lucky enough to get fired, so she had time to find out who she was or might be. And we are lucky that she was able to wright (often with great humor) about her loss, her loves, her pajamas and ultimately, her return to life.

15 грудня 2016 р.

Academic Integruty - December 15

Today American Library held a lecture about Academic Integruty for a group of Master Degree students and PhD students with professors and researchers of Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University, presented by Head of American Library, Svitlana Chukanova . Academic Integrity is honest and responsible scholarship. This includes values such as avoidance of cheating or plagiarism; maintenance of academic standards; honesty and rigor in research and academic publishing.

12 грудня 2016 р.

Book Choice - Human Rights

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Today we desided to take a look at books which help us understand Human Rights and provide Human Rights Education.

9 грудня 2016 р.

Book Choice - Anti-corruption Day, 9 December

Fighting corruption is a global concern because corruption is found in both rich and poor countries, and evidence shows that it hurts poor people disproportionately. It contributes to instability, poverty and is a dominant factor driving fragile countries towards state failure. Today we picked books and DVDs on this topic.

7 грудня 2016 р.

Book Choice - Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, which is annually on December 7, commemorates the attack on Pearl Harbor, in Hawaii, during World War II. Many American service men and women lost their lives or were injured on December 7, 1941. Today we picked books, illustrated albums and DVDs on this topic.

3 грудня 2016 р.

International Anti-Corruption Day

9 грудня за рішенням Організації Об'єднаних Націй »(ООН) з метою підвищення поінформованості громадськості про корупцію і способи боротьби з нею відзначається «Міжнародний день боротьби з корупцією" (http://www.anticorruptionday.org/)
27 центрів «Вікно в Америку» та Американська бібліотека в Києві проводять  цей конкурс. Конкурс полягає у наступному.

28 листопада 2016 р.

Open tutoring


We suggest you the new program at our Library: Open tutoring sessions for anyone who needs help with English language assignments from

             Benjamin E. Cohen, Fulbright Program in Ukraine

Monday, Dec. 5,

Wednesday, Dec. 7,

Monday, Dec. 12,

Wednesday, Dec. 14,

Monday, Dec. 19,

Wednesday, Dec 21,

18 листопада 2016 р.

NaNoWriMo - November 17

Young writers in the creative atmosphere of American Library within the NaNoWriMo Marathon meetings.
Your novel starts with simple things: tea, cookies, your imagination, and a bunch of good friends .

16 листопада 2016 р.

NaNoWriMo - November, 11

Join local community of the National Novel Writing Marathon at their attempt to write a novel (50 000 words) in a month. On Thursday at 17:00 NaNo в бібліотеці and American Library Kyiv invite you to proceed your novel at quiet writing party:)

14 листопада 2016 р.

Training - "Writing Motivational Letters"

Looking for advice on how to write a motivation letter? Join the English Writing Center team as we discuss strategies for writing university entrance essays. Make your best impression by standing out in the crowd!

When: Wednesday (November 16) 16:00 - 18:00

Where: American Library Kyiv, Media Room
Kyiv, Voloska Street, 8\5

Enter: Free

13 листопада 2016 р.

English Speaking Club - November 11

English Speaking Club on Friday (November 11) gathered for an intensive discussion about the topic no one can stand apart - Presidential Election 2016 in the United States. Mentored by Michael Kuzko, our discussion concerned such topics as : what makes a good President, what to expect from the new elected President, what skills does the new President need? 
Join us every Friday and share your opinion in English! 

9 листопада 2016 р.

English Speaking Club - Election in USA

Hi everyone! 
This Friday we will discuss elections in USA and some differences between voting process in Ukraine and in United States. Join us 11.11 and share your opinion about Presidential Election 2016!

English Speaking Club at American Library is a great place to improve your English Speaking Skills and make new friends!)

When: Friday (November 11), 17:00 - 19:00

Where: American Library Kyiv
(adress: Voloska 8\5 Street, 1 floor, 
Media Room

Enter free

6 листопада 2016 р.

Picture Display - "Election"

Picture Display - "Election". During this Week American Library prepared a picture exhibition about history of Elections in the United States, and history of U.S. Presidency. This picture nstallations create a space of contemplation and reflection, allowing visitors to step out of 2016 Election into a U.S. historic reality they could have otherwise never known.

4 листопада 2016 р.

English Speaking Club - November, 4

On November, 4 American Library held our traditional Friday's English Speaking Club with presenter - Michael Kuzko. English Speaking Club is a great place to improve your English speaking skills and make new friends! 

3 листопада 2016 р.

National Novel Writing Month - November, 3

National Novel Writing Month gathered amateur novelists at American Library on Thursday (November, 3) for a creative writing time =) National Novel Writing Month, abbreviated as NaNoWriMo, will take place during November in libraries of Kyiv, and in American Library as well. To learn more about NaNoWriMo, visit https://www.facebook.com/nanokyivlib/

31 жовтня 2016 р.

Book Choice - Halloween

Today American Library is full of black cats, bats, spiders and scary readings. It's not Halloween without a few ghost stories. =)

26 жовтня 2016 р.

NaNoWriMo Presentation - October 25

On Tuesday (October 25) American Library held an event for future novelists - NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) Presentation and discussion. NaNoWriMo is an annual (November) novel writing project that brings together professional and amateur writers from all over the world.

24 жовтня 2016 р.

English Speaking Club - October, 21

English Speaking Club on Friday night gathered a warm little company for a talk on benefits of living in The United States and Ukraine, on opportunities that people have in these countries. Our presenter was - Michael Kuzko. Join us every Friday at 17:00! English Speaking Club at American Library is a great place to improve your English speaking skills and make new friends!

National Novel Writing Month - October 25

Ready to write a Novel? You're welcome to the right place! NaNoWriMo is an annual (November) novel writing project that brings together professional and amateur writers from all over the world. Join us on Tuesday (October 25) at 17:00 in American Library (Media Room) for a Presentation and discussion of NaNoWriMo maraphonFacebook event here!

20 жовтня 2016 р.

English Speaking Club - "Opportunities"

Hello everyone! This Friday (October 21) we're going to talk about Opportunities in America and Ukraine. Is it true that America is a country where dreams come true? What about Ukraine? Come and share your opinion! And also we will have some interesting activities!

18 жовтня 2016 р.

Training - October 17

On Monday (October 17) a training on Electronic Library Resources was held in American Library. Students found out about Library's access to electronic databases, eLibraryUSA, scientific e-journals.

11 жовтня 2016 р.

Book of the Week - "Nothing if not Critical"

Book of the Week - "Nothing if not Critical: Selected essays on Art and Artists" by R. Hughes. The most controversial art critic in America and author of the bestselling "The Fatal Shore" looks with love and loathing, wit and authority at art, artists, and the artworld - from 16 century Rome to 1980s SoHo. Profoundly erudite, Robert Hughes is considered the best art critic in America and one of the very few great art critics of our time".

10 жовтня 2016 р.

October 11 - Simple ways students can enhance their English writing

Join American English Language Fellow Seneca Ryan as she discusses simple ways students can enhance their English writing. Whether applying to study abroad or submitting a paper at KMA, these ideas will help any student produce essays appropriate for the academic context.

English Discussion Club - October 7

On Friday (October 7) American Library held an English Discussion Club with our speaker Jimmy Hill on a topic "Life Skills". We talked about managing emotions, developing an Identity, resisting peer pressure, building relationships, communicating and negotiating, education and career.

English Speaking Club - October 7

The topic of our friday's English Speaking Club with Michael Kuzko was - "The Differences between USA and Ukraine". Participants talked about their vision of cultural likeness and diversity, on benefits and downsides of living and working in both countries. English Speaking Club at American Library is a Family Friendly place where you can improve your English speaking skills and find new friends!

5 жовтня 2016 р.

English Discussion Club - "Life Skills"

You are welcome to join English Speaking Club with Jimmy Hill!

This time we will discuss necessary skills like Problem Solving, Time Management, Communication Skills and many more...

WHEN: Friday, October 7 at 16:30

WHERE: American Library Kyiv
(Voloska 8\5 Str., Building # 4)

30 вересня 2016 р.

3D Printing MakerSpace - September, 29

Today American Library held a workshop on 3D Printing possibilities and benefits beyond traditional manufacturing for MA students in LIS, future Librarians from Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts.Find out more about 3D Printing and Scanning in our MakerSpace!

22 вересня 2016 р.

3D printing for Libraries - September 22

Today we delivered a training on 3D printing for our colleagues from Kyiv Lesya Ukrayinka Public Library. We discussed issues of 3D printing, its usage in libraries, the main principles of work with 3 D materials.

20 вересня 2016 р.

Book Choice - American writers born in September

W. Faulkner and S. King are among talented american writers, who were born in September. Such different styles and genres and at the same time, close dates of bith.

16 вересня 2016 р.

Discussion Club - September, 15

On Thursday Michael gathered people in the American Library for the renewed Discussion Club. The participants shared their summer stories and discussed the experience this summer brought to their lives. American Library welcomes everyone to join our Discussion Clubs!

14 вересня 2016 р.

13 вересня 2016 р.

Discussion Club with Jimmy Hill - September 16

Dear Library Users,
Let us remind you that on September 16th Jimmy Hill will lead a Discussion Club meeting on the topic "Culture and Travelling". The Club starts at 16:30.
Everybody is welcome!

12 вересня 2016 р.

11 вересня 2016 р.

10 вересня 2016 р.

Discussion Clubs with Michael - September 2016

Dear Friends! We are happy to inform you that we are going to renovate our Discussion Clubs with Michael. On September 15th, 22nd, 29th we sincerely invite you to attend Michael's Discussion Clubs and share your thoughts and opinions in English. The Club sessions start at 17:30. And the first one will be held this week! Welcome!

9 вересня 2016 р.

3D Maker Space in American Library

Welcome to Maker Space in the American Library!
3D printing is on the way to become usual part of our life and we want our library users to get acquainted with these technologies. If you have any questions on what it is, what for is it, and how to use it – you can address us and we will explain and demonstrate the possibilities of these technologies.

8 вересня 2016 р.

Our readers today - September, 8

American Library offers a variety of individual and group study spaces throughout its lodgement. "Red reading room" is a study and reading space, complemented by wireless Internet access and computer workstations.

7 вересня 2016 р.

Ilya Kaminsky – Poetry Reading and Q and A with the audience

Dear Friends,
We are happy to invite you to the Poetry Reading Event which will be held at the American Library on September 13, 2016 at 3.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.
Our guest is American poet Ilya Kaminsky
His poems have been translated into numerous languages and his books have been published in many countries including Turkey, Holland, Russia, France, Mexico, Macedonia, Romania, Spain and China.
The topic is "Ilya Kaminsky – Poetry Reading and Q and A with the audience." Our guest will also give tips on creative writing and on translation into/from English and talk about translation of poetry in general.

1 вересня 2016 р.

Film discussions with Jimmy Hill

Dear Library Users!
We invite you to visit Discussions and movie discussions with Jimmy Hill 
on Fridays: September 16 and September 23.
Start at 16:30.

29 серпня 2016 р.

Book Choice - Women's Equality Day

Women's Equality Day is a day proclaimed each year by the United States President to commemorate the granting of the vote to women throughout the country. Women in the United States were granted the right to vote on August 26, 1920, when the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution was certified as law. This week we've chosen books on feminism, gender equality, women's suffrage, women's rights, family and relationships.

25 серпня 2016 р.


eKMAIR – перший український репозитарій, що інтегрувався з ORCID
Інституційний репозитарій– це електронний архів для тривалого зберігання, накопичення та забезпечення довготривалого та надійного відкритого доступу до результатів наукових досліджень, що проводяться в установі. Сьогодні наявність репозитарію в університеті обумовлено не тільки бажанням установи зберігати науковий здобуток своїх дослідників, це ще і потужний інструмент формування іміджу усієї установи та її науковців, тому їх створюють та підтримують багатьма провідних університетами світу та України.

22 серпня 2016 р.

Book Choice - Music world

This week we picked books about music of the United States, whichreflects the country's multi-ethnic population through a diverse array of styles. It is a mixture of music influenced by West African, Irish, Scottish, Mexican, and Cuban music traditions among others. The country's most internationally renowned genres are jazz, blues, country, bluegrass, rock, rhythm and blues, ragtime, hip hop, barbershop, pop, experimental, techno, house, dance, boogaloo, salsa, and rock and roll.

10 серпня 2016 р.

Book of the Week - "When Sorry isn't enough"

Book of the Week - "When Sorry isn't enough" by G. Chapman, J. Thomas. Even in the best of relationships, all of us make mistakes. We do and say things we later regret and hurt people we love most. So we need to make things right. But simply saying you're sorry is usually not enough. This week we picked a book that will help you discover how meaningful apologies provide the power to make your friendships, family, and marriage stronger.

9 серпня 2016 р.

Forensic Psychology - August 8

On Monday, August 8, American Library held meeting of “Forensic Psychology” classes – professional practice within the areas of clinical psychology, counseling psychology, school psychology. This time the topic was "Are eye witnesses reliable"? Presenter of summer classes - native speaker, Jimmy Hill, M.ED (Counselling Psychology, teacher at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Warsaw, Poland).