Tomsk State University Research Library will take part for the fourth time in the All-Russian activity Library Night. On 22 April from 20.00 to 23.00, visitors will have traditional tour of the robot scanner and restorers of books, and also have new sites, workshops, meetings, and quests.
TSU Library Night proposes to go behind the scenes and into the studio of a screenwriter, director, and underwater operator, well as the casting of actors. In addition, for the first time everything that happens at the event will be broadcast on the Internet: www.periscope.tv/libtsuru.
- The theme of the action this year is Read the Movie, and we decided to concretize it, so our event will focus on the fantasy genre in a variety of its manifestations, - note the Library staff. - First of all, you need to call for the help of the imagination and imagine that instead of the usual reading rooms, you are in the pavilions of a film studio where a fiction movie is being filmed, the hero of which can be anyone!
The Japanese Club of Tomsk State University will tell you about the works of Hayao Miyazaki, and regional specialists will tell you about the life and work of Innokenty Smoktunovsky. The Mystery of Dance studio will invite you to plunge into the romance of past centuries: on the site, the master classes and demonstrations with dances of the Renaissance and 19th century, as well as a few surprises in honor of the year of the movie, will await you.
With the help of experts, you will be able to disassemble pieces scenes from fiction films. Physicists and other scientists of TSU will talk about a time loop on the example of The Terminator, the phenomenon of the invisibility on the example of Harry Potter and Monsters, Inc., and methods of protection against high-energy radiation on the material of Star Wars. You can talk about it in English in the framework of the English Speaking Club.
Traditional tours of the electronic library and the laboratory of the Regional Centre for Conservation of Documents will also await the viewer. Everyone can participate in the quest In Search of the Elixir of Youth in the Book Depository, teleport to the early days of printing in the Museum of the Book, and even meet the social robot NAO.
Entrance to Library Night at the TSU Research Library is free.