Lublin and Elefsina library members made their interactive ebook on bookquotes. Enjoy!
Κοινή δουλειά των παιδιών στο Λούμπλιν Πολωνίας και στην Ελευσίνα.
Απολαύστε τα αρχιγράμματα που έκαναν οι Πολωνοί και τα αποφθέγματα για βιβλία που βρήκαν οι Ελευσίνιοι.


Medieval Bookmaking Quiz

Lublin told Elefina that it took three hours to make their initials. Well, think about the medieval scribes (the monks who made manuscripts) who worked all day for a year or less to produce a fine book made for the privileged few who could read and basically, afford it. Have a go! Try it twice and tell us about your progress. Consult the comments generously posted by our readers, so you can construct your knowledge upon the effort of other people. Browse through the Manuscript Virtual Museum with the bedazzling colours and fonts!


Reading Relay on St Jerome's Day

St.Jerome, the patron saint of translators and librarians was a prominent christian scholar of the 5th century. Known for his deep concentration on his reading, he surprised his friend St Augustine for reading in silence instead of aloud, as was the custom in Antiquity. He is portrayed in Art with a lion, which, according to the story, came to the monastery seeking the saint to heal his paw of a thorn, and followed him as a pet ever since.
Many painters painted their patron bishops and cardinals as St Jerome, to flatter them. Read more at Kolorowe Armadio

Παιδιά, ξέρατε ότι ο Άγιος Ιερώνυμος που έζησε τον 5ο μ.Χ. αιώνα είναι ο προστάτης των μεταφραστών και των βιβλιοθηκαρίων; Μετέφρασε την Βίβλο στα Λατινικά και σύμφωνα με τον θρύλο, έβγαλε το αγκάθι από ένα λιοντάρι που έφθασε κουτσαίνοντας στο μοναστήρι του, κι από τότε τον ακολουθούσε σαν πιστό σκυλί μέχρι να πεθάνει. Πολλοί διάσημοι ζωγράφοι απεικόνισαν τους καρδιναλίους και τους πάτρονές τους ως Άγιο Ιερώνυμο, κάτι που τους κολάκευε αφάνταστα!

Later on the same day, we had our first videosession, with the students who remained after school hours