In Krasnoyarsk has passed open all-Russian library Congress. The forum was attended by experts from 60 regions of the country, the newspaper "Our Krasnoyarsk territory".
At the opening ceremony, the President of the Russian library Association Vladimir Firsov presented the Chairman of the Krai government Viktor Tomenko sign "Krasnoyarsk — library capital of Russia to 2017". This title the city has received on a competitive basis.
In the framework of the Congress sessions 45 sessions and several round tables. To Krasnoyarsk has arrived more than 1,200 practitioners and theorists of librarianship, representatives of governments, publishers, booksellers, libraries, museums, institutions of science and culture.
In may 2016 Kaliningrad Krasnoyarsk gave the right to be called the new library capital of Russia. The award is given most reading cities since 2001. The winner plays host to delegates largest library of the forum of Russia.