Manifesto

Polish Book Institute promotes reading; supports writers, translators, publishers, librarians, booksellers; those who read and want to read; activates non-readers!

Popularization

We promote Polish literature across the world. In recent years, almost 1,800 translations of Polish books have been published as part of the ©Poland Translation Program!

Promotion

News

02.02.2023

Bedside table #83. Paweł Rzewuski: I am more interested in the author's thoughts than in the plot itself

Paweł Rzewuski, prose writer, philosopher and historian, talks, among other things, about the literary Borderlands, books that inspire him to work, the prose of Józef Mackiewicz, revisiting the classics, as well as novels that he intends not to read on principle.

01.02.2023

Submissions for the ©POLAND Translation Programme in 2023 until the end of March

The first round of submissions for the ©POLAND Translation Programme in 2023 takes place from 1 February to 31 March.

31.01.2023

Director of the Book Institute: Poland is always where the Polish spirit is, and this spirit is infused in literature

“Poland is always where the Polish spirit is, and this spirit is infused in Polish literature," said Dariusz Jaworski, Director of the Book Institute, at the opening of the International Book Exhibition in Taipei. This is the first time that Poland is the guest of honour at the event.

31.01.2023

International Book Exhibition began in Taipei with Poland as Guest of Honour

In Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, the International Book Exhibition - one of the most important events of its kind in the Far East - began on Tuesday. This is the first time that Poland is the guest of honour at the event.

Initiatives

Small Book – Great Man

Small Book – Great Man

The social campaign "Small Book – Great Man" reminds us of the benefits of reading together in a family from the first months of a child's life. It was devised in connection with a nationwide campaign, as part of which young parents will receive unique Reading Layettes in maternity wards.

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CZYTAJ PL

CZYTAJ PL

The largest readership promotion campaign in Poland, and probably in the world. In this year's edition, in 500 cities and towns, there could be found free e-book rentals, available for everyone. They were available at bus stops, libraries, and cultural institutions. The Book Institute is a strategic partner of the campaign.

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Partners

Supervising institution

Other partners

The Polish Book Institute
ul. Zygmunta Wróblewskiego 6
31-148 Kraków, Poland
tel. (+48) 12 61 71 900
fax. (+48) 12 62 37 682
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