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A meeting of the Public Council of the Maritime Library was held in Sevastopol
them. M.P. Lazarev, who is headed by a member of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation from the executive body of state power of the city of Sevastopol Ekaterina Altabaeva

The meeting was attended by representatives of the Black Sea Fleet, the city’s executive and legislative authorities, veteran organizations, civil and military educational institutions, Archpriest Sergius (Khalyuta), Dean of the Sevastopol District.

During the meeting, the participants heard reports on the implementation of the preparation plan for the 200th anniversary of the library, set tasks for interaction of educational institutions of Sevastopol with the library, coordination of the efforts of the Black Sea Fleet, the city government and public organizations in preparation for the anniversary, and also discussed the forms of work to attract student youth to use the library’s capabilities in self-education and the study of the history of the city.

At the end of the meeting, Ekaterina Altabaeva donated a three-volume edition “The History of Sevastopol” to the Marine Library of the Black Sea Fleet.

The Maritime Library was founded in Sevastopol in 1822 on the initiative and at the expense of the officers of the Black Sea Fleet and became the first cultural and educational institution in the city. At its origins were Russian naval commanders – admirals A.S. Greig and M.P. Lazarev.

Sevastopol Maritime Library named after Admiral M.P. Lazareva is a unique repository of historical and modern books and documents, in its funds there are stored more than 300,000 publications, including the rarest literary publications of the 17th-19th centuries.

On June 21, 2022, the library will celebrate its 200th anniversary.

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