On 10 April during the London Book Fair 2018 the National Library of Latvia won the International Excellence Award in category Library of the Year Award 2018! The ceremony took place in London, United Kingdom.
The National Library of Latvia was shortlisted amongst three other libraries - Biblo Tøyen (Norway), Dokk1 (Denmark) and São Paulo Library (Brazil).
The building of the Library - Castle of Light - was opened in 29 August, 2014. Architect: Gunnar Birkerts (1925–2017).
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