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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

Books about tea: a lecture of the Tea Club

Tea Club continues its meetings! 

We would like to inform you that the next meeting of the Tea Club will be held on the 17th of November. The topic will be books about tea. 

The oldest «tea» book is the treatise «Tea Canon» by Chinese scientist and writer Lu Yu, written in the VIII century.

And today there are a lot of books about tea ceremonies, its history in different countries, tea eqiupage and varieties of tea…

So let’s talk! We invite future guests of the club to recall what books they know about the ‘tea’ topic. Make a cup of fragrant tea and join the conversation!

We start, as usual, at 19:00 on the Zoom platform.

All the participants have to register.

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


Бібліотека КПІ 17 листопада 2021 р., 19:00 читати далі

Famous Poles – students of the Kyiv educational institutions

On the 11th of November 11 Poland celebrates its national holiday – Independence Day. On this day a lecture on the topic «Famous Poles – students of Kyiv educational institutions» will be held as a part of the series of historical studies «Think about it».

In the late XIX – early XX century a significant part of the population of Kyiv and Kyiv region were ethnic Poles. Many of them studied in Kyiv – at the University of St. Volodymyr, Polytechnic and Commercial Institutes, local gymnasiums and other educational institutions. Among them were well-known Polish public figures, scientists, writers, artists.

Several of the most famous names , such as Vyacheslav Lypynsky, Tadeusz Dołęga-Mostowicz, Bolesław Leśmian, Jarosław Iwaszkiewicz and others, will be mentioned during a lecture given by a well-known Kyiv historian, a graduate of Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, a longtime friend of our library – Mykhailo Kalnytskyi.

The lecture will be the first dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Kyiv Polytechnic Students Section in Poland.

So, the meeting in Zoom will take place on the 11th of November, starting at 18:00.


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

Бібліотека КПІ 11 листопада 2021 р., 18:00 читати далі

XXI All-Ukrainian dictation of national unity

We invite students, teachers, employees of Igor Sikorsky KPI and all those who want to write the XXI All-Ukrainian dictation of national unity with the KPI Library.

As always, the event will take place on the Day of Ukrainian Literature and Language, 9th of November, from 10:00 to 11:00.

The author and reader of this year’s radio dictation will be the writer Yuriy Andrukhovych. Larysa Masenko joined the methodical work.

The time to send the finished text is 24 hours. The text of the dictation will be published on the website of Ukrainian Radio on the 11th of November at 11:00.

You can send your works:

Offline to the address: Kyiv, Khreshchatyk street, 26, 01001. It is important that the postal seal was earlier than the 10th of November;

Online your work can be sent to the email rd@ukr.radio.

After the dictation text is published, the letters are not valid.

More details by the link.

At 9:50 follow the good tradition and join the KPI Library on the Zoom platform. And let’s start our day with smiles and nice sweet words in our native language.

Please fill the form to register.

If you register, the link to the dictation in Zoom will be sent to your e-mail on the day of the event.

Бібліотека КПІ 09 листопада 2021., 09:50 читати далі

Webinar «How to find information for learning and research in open access» 

We invite you to participate in events within the framework of the International Open Access Week and the World Media and Information Literacy Week (October 24-31).

Webinar «How to find information for learning and research in open access» 

Audience: students, graduate students and any interested researchers. 

Key aspects: 

  • Where you can search for full texts of documents 24/7 
  • Which electronic archives provide you with high-quality informational content while you spend hours browsing more than 100,000 Google search results 
  • How to search for information and save search results in Google Scholar 
  • How to choose free full texts of the book, articles of commercial publishers quickly. 


See you online, you will receive a link to the event in a letter to the specified e-mail.

Бібліотека КПІ 28 жовтня 2021., 16:00 читати далі


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