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KPI community during the years of challenges

We invite you to a lecture by Mykhailo Kalnytsky, a graduate of Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, Kyiv expert, historian, writer, and journalist.

The lecture is dedicated to difficult periods in the history of the KPI during the world wars and postwar reconstructions. We will learn:

  • what happened at the institute during hostilities, evacuations, occupations;
  • what contribution teachers and students have made to protect their city from enemies;
  • how they overcame heavy losses, rebuilt war-torn lives, and helped restore education and work.

We meet on May 5 at 18:00 on the Zoom platform. It will be extremely interesting!


The language of the event is Ukrainian!
A link to the Zoom conference will be sent to your e-mail on the day of the event!

Бібліотека КПІ 05 травня 2022 р., 18:00 читати далі

Unwinding with the book

It is extremely difficult for all of us. Every day you have to see and hear terrible things. Millions of scary stories and broken lives. The war turned everyone into a spring of pain, anger and despair.

We still have a long way to our victory. And this requires internal forces, it is necessary to unwind. Let’s do it together! And books are great excuse.

Come and tell us which books help you feel better. Share your emotions and get a drop of positive feedback

We meet on April 21 at 18:00 on the Zoom platform.


See you at the event! Glory to Ukraine!

Link to the conference in Zoom will be sent to the e-mail on the day of the event!

Бібліотека КПІ 21 квітня 2021 р., 18:00 читати далі

Powerful weapon of Kharkiv production – Vivat publishing house

In these turbulent times, every Ukranian has chosen a weapon in the fight against the enemy for our victory in russia’s war against Ukraine.

The weapon of Vivat publishing house is the support of the Ukrainian reader, wherever he is now.

During the meeting with Nadia Kuzynska, a representative of the publishing house, we will find out:

  • how the publishing house works in conditions of war;
  • how the publishing house interacts with higher education institutions;
  • about free access to e-books;
  • which of the foreign authors whose books were published in Vivat in Ukrainian supported Ukraine;
  • which of the well-known Ukrainian publicists, whose books were published by the publishing house, defend our country in the ranks of the Armed Forces or the Territorial defense;
  • about future plans.

We invite you to a meeting on April 19 at 14:00 on the Zoom platform. We are sure that our communication will be interesting.

Registration link.

A link to the Zoom conference will be sent to your e-mail on the day of the event.

Бібліотека КПІ 19 квітня 2021 р., 14:00 читати далі

Outstanding scientist, chemist Wojciech Alojzy Świętosławski

We invite you to the next lecture of historical studies Think about it.

We remind you that the series of lectures 2021-2022 is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Section of KPI Students in Poland (1922-2022). The topic of the December meeting is ‘Outstanding scientist-chemist, graduate of Kyiv Polytechnic Institute (1906) Wojciech Alojzy Świętosławski’.

Świętosławski became one of the founders of the KPI Students’ Section at the Main Technical Society in Poland, an organization that brought together many former students of Kyiv Polytechnic. He also played a significant role in the scientific and social life of the Republic of Poland. We will learn about the events of his life and scientific activity during the lecture.

The invited speaker is the head of the department of history of Ihor Sikorsky KPI V. Tatarchuk State Polytechnic Museum and researcher of the Department of History L. Bakaeva.

Lecture will be held on the 9th of December 2021 on the Zoom platform. Start at 19:00.

Бібліотека КПІ 09 грудня 2021 р., 19:00 читати далі

French speaking club with a native speaker

Voulez-vous parler français?

If so, join conversational meetings with a native speaker.

This is a great opportunity to improve your French level in a pleasant conversation.

Before the meeting, please prepare a few sentences on the topic you want to talk about

Recommended for those with B1 and above!

We meet every Monday at 19:30


The link to the Zoom conference will be emailed on the day of the event.

Бібліотека КПІ 06 грудня 2021 р., 19:30 читати далі

Screening of the comedy «Fantozzi» by PostArt

We invite you to the screening of the cult Italian comedy «Fantozzi» organized by PostArt

Year: 1975

Director: Luciano Salce

Genre: satirical tragicomedy

Starring: Paolo Villaggio

Lots of humor, gags in every frame, Paolo Villaggio’s signature buffoonery all this has become the hallmark of a series of films about the loser accountant.

In the movie, it is not clowning that makes you laugh, but a well-constructed satire, which is still relevant today. This raises the question of being a ‘little man’ who is trying hard to preserve their dignity.

Admission is free on the condition of prior registration.

The mob\vie is screened in Ukrainian.

To visit you need to have a COVID-certificate or PCR test, or a certificate of recovery.

Бібліотека КПІ 03 грудня 2021 р., 18:30 читати далі

Michelangelo Antonioni art discussion by PostArt

For several weeks in a row we watched Italian movies, and in particular Antonioni’s films.

We invite you to discuss his work this Friday. We remind you that we have already watched «Blowup», «Adventure» and «Night».

For watching at home: «Eclipse», «Red Desert», «Zabriskie Point» and «The Passenger».

Come if you like Antonioni. Come if you don’t like it.

We are interested to hear your opinion.

To visit you need to have a COVID-certificate or PCR test, or a certificate of recovery.

Бібліотека КПІ 26 листопада 2021., 18:30 читати далі

Time-proved study books: Stories about the life of the old study books

The Library continues a cycle of lectures «Stories about the life of the old study books».

The next lecture on the topic «Time-proved study books» will be held on the 25th of November at 19:00.

Every engineer remembers well the books he used to study chemistry, physics, electrical engineering, the theory of mechanisms and machines, descriptive geometry, the strength of materials, and other subjects. Most of the books students received in the library.

Librarians knew the names of the most popular authors by heart and would quickly find the publications required. To this day, these textbooks remain a classic for polytechnic students…

So, let’s talk about the textbooks that have become legendary. We invite everyone.


Link to the Zoom conference will be sent to your e-mail on the day of the event.

Бібліотека КПІ 25 листопада 2021., 19:00 читати далі

Fantastic course: comic fantasy

Days are short and cold, evening is long and dark, and you want something entertaining and interesting.

For instance, to talk about Terry Pratchett’s «Discworld». Books of this author should be taken as medicine in case of bad mood.

Or you can talk about the fairy-tale for the junior researchers «Monday Begins on Saturday» by Strugatski brothers. Or about mutant beauty of the Hogbens of Henry Kuttner.

And, maybe, we could discuss «The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy» by Douglas Adams. Or settle on the «Cosmobiodummies» and «Cosmopsydummies» and other dummies by Olha Hromyko.

Which funny sci-fi books you want to talk about?

Course lecturers are Ievgeniia Breznytska and Irina Filonenko.

Lets meet on the 24th of November at 19:00 in Zoom.


Бібліотека КПІ 24 листопада 2021., 19:00 читати далі

The evolution of the XX century music: jazz

MuzClass begins a new cycle: «The evolution of the XX century music». We will learn the main milestones of the musical culture of XX century.

And first of all, this is the era of the highest efflorescence of the jazz culture. Its history is dynamic, unusual and full of wonderful events that influenced the world music process. It is jazz, unique style of music, that we will talk about.

Join us and enjoy a special feeling of musical freedom… freedom to be yourself.

See you on the 18 of November at 19:00 on the Zoom platform, you need to register for participation.

Link to the conference in Zoom will be sent to your e-mail on the day of the event!

Бібліотека КПІ 18 листопада 2021 р., 19:00 читати далі


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