Exhibitions

11/6
2018

The Colic leaf is probably the only one of its kind to have been preserved in Iceland. The leaf is a vellum strip with a text...

7/6
2018

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29/5
2018

To celebrate that Kristín Ómarsdóttir received the poems award the May Star for the year 2017, a small exhibition of her books...

2/3
2018

On November 1, the exhibition Nordic bookbinding 2018 was opened was opened in the Library. This exhibition travels to all the...

1/3
2018

Hagþenkir,  the Association of Non-fiction and Educational Writers in Iceland conferred on Wednesday 28 February it´s special...

23/9
2017

Eric Boury was born in Berry in France in 1967. From 2001 he has translated many Icelandic books into French, e.g., detective...

23/9
2017

Victoria Ann Cribb is a prolific translator with a keen interest in Icelandic literature and language. Victoria is currently...

22/9
2017

An exhibition about composer Sigvaldi Kaldalóns was opened at the National and University Library 24 May.  The exhibition...

22/9
2017

  Sigurdur Pálsson was born on July 30, 1948 at Skinnastaður, Northern Iceland. He graduated from the High School in...

22/9
2017

An exhition has been opened in the library where in the spotlight is one woman, Hólmfríður Sigurðardóttir. The wife of the...

22/9
2017

Benedikt Gröndal Sveinbjarnarson was born on the 6th of October 1826 at Bessastaðir in Álftanes. He died on August 2nd 1907....

8/9
2017

On Thursday September 7th, an exhibition was opened in the National Library on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the...

3/9
2017

The Russian Revolution in 1917 is one of the most dramatic events of the 20th century and it had a profound influence on...

22/8
2017

To commemorate the centenary of Selma Jónsdóttir (22 August 1917 – 5 July 1987) the Women´s History Archives  have set up a...

25/5
2017

On 19 June 2017 there are 50 years since the Women’s House Hallveigarstaðir was inaugurated. The idea of the house was that it...

26/4
2017

In the autumn of 2016 the brothers Guðmundur Andri and Örnólfur, sons of the writer Thor Vilhjálmsson, presented a collection...

3/3
2017

The publishers of Einar Már Gudmundsson in Denmark, Lindhardt and Ringhof, recently gave to the library a new collection of his...

1/3
2017

Hagþenkir,  the Association of Non-fiction and Educational Writers in Iceland conferred on Wednesday 1 March it´s special...

20/2
2017

To commemorate the cententary of painter Louisa Matthíasdóttir The Women's History Archives put up a small exhibition at...

13/11
2016

  The Icelandic Literary Society celebrated its bicentennial in 2016. On Thursday May 12 th an exhibition opened at the...

10/11
2016

In 2016, the National Library’s manuscript collection celebrated it’s 170 th anniversary. It was established on June 5 th...

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