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


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!




Prague book fair Svět knihy in autumn

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the organisers initially postponed the International Book Fair and the Svět knihy Literary Festival until 23-26 September 2021.


International Bologna Children’s Book Fair online only

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the International Bologna Children's Book Fair will be held exclusively online this year.


The Japanese edition of Adam Cyra's book “Rotmistrz Pilecki. Ochotnik do Auschwitz”

In Japan, the Misuzu Shobo publishing house has just released the book Rotmistrz Pilecki. Ochotnik do Auschwitz (The Auschwitz Volunteer: Beyond Bravery) by Adam Cyra.


Elżbieta Cherezińska’s “Harda” in the United States

Elżbieta Cherezińska's novel Harda (“The Widow Queen”) has made its debut on the American market – the Zysk i S-ka publishing house has announced.


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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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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Supervising institution

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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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