On December 26, 2016, the National Library of Viet Nam (NLV) held a conference to summarize its activities in the year 2016 and initiate new tasks for the year 2017. The conference has received deep discussion and evaluation of the results achieved as well as limitations in 2016 and set out the direction and tasks for the year 2017. Implementing the defined tasks and work plan, following close on the NLV’s emulation content of “Solidarity, creativity, innovation and development”, under the direction of the leaders of the governed Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, during the year 2016, the NLV has promoted its tradition to proactively, decisively and actively accomplish the work plan and achieve many important results: Excellently, timely and properly fulfilled the propaganda activities serving regular and unscheduled tasks, such as exhibition/display/introduction of materials, cultural exchange and celebration of typical events of the country; Successfully organized the 2016 Book Festival with many new activities acknowledged by central agencies, readers and the public;
On 25th November 2016, Congress of the Vietnam Library Association, the third term (2016-2021) was held at the National Library of Viet Nam. Attending the meeting were Mr. Huynh Vinh Ai - Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Prof. Dr. Dang Vu Minh - President of Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations, representatives of the Ministry of the Interior, Ministry of Information and Communications; and the participation of nearly 300 delegates representing all members of the library system in all parts of the country. During the past term, the Executive Committee of Vietnamese Library Association has had more fully aware of the role, position and content operation of the Association's work. One of the key tasks is to build a system of grassroots organizations that all levels of the Association are interested in and initially achieved fairly good results. After 10 years...
With the view to meet the increasing demand of the capital’s readers about a modern space which can inspire the learning and sharing knowledge, on November 24, 2016, the National Library of Viet Nam and Samsung Vina Electronics Company officially launch the S.hub Sharing Space at the National Library of Viet Nam, 31 Trang Thi, Ha Noi. The ceremony had the presence of Mr. Huynh Vinh Ai – Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MoCST); Mr. Ho Viet Ha, Director of the Planning and Finance Department (MoCST); Mrs. Vu Duong Thuy Nga, Director of the Library Department; Mrs. Kieu Thuy Nga, Director of the National Library of Viet Nam; Mr. Kim Cheol Gi, CEO of Samsung Vina Electronics Company; Mr. Bang Woo Hyun – Deputy Director General of Samsung CE Complex Viet Nam; Mr. Nguyen Van Dao – Deputy Director General of Samsung Vina Electronics Company; representatives, reporters and readers.
On 14th November 2016, the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Ha Noi and the National Library of Viet Nam (NLV) held a Discussion “2016: Year of Henryk Sienkiewicz” on the occasion of the 100th year of the Death of the Polish writer Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846 - 1916). Attending the Discussion are leader representatives of the International Cooperation Department, Library Department – Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MoCST), the NLV, Mrs. Barbara Szymanowska – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic Poland in Ha Noi, representatives of the Union of Friendship organizations, Central and Ha Noi, Viet Nam – Poland Friendship Association, Viet Nam Art - Literature Association, publishers, writers, poets, translators, and those who love Polish literature in general and Henryk Sienkiewicz’s in particular.