Greeting from Daria Morozova on Library Day in the Donetsk People’s Republic


Dear library workers and veterans of librarianship! I sincerely congratulate you on your professional holiday!

Libraries carry out an important educational mission, provide openness and accessibility of information, act as centres of moral and patriotic education. That is why they are called treasuries of the human spirit. You are the keepers and watchers of these treasuries, which generously give children, young people and adults the wealth of culture and knowledge accumulated by humanity. Your work creates the necessary conditions for personal development and growth.

In the Donetsk People’s Republic, special attention is paid to librarianship: the necessary legislation has been developed, a lot of events devoted to librarianship are being held, and efforts are being made to computerize libraries. As part of the integration process, cooperation with colleagues from the Russian Federation has been established, which brings new professional ties, and the library fund is becoming richer. The sincere involvement of library staff in this activity is key to successful development and prosperity of this field.

I would like to express my sincere gratitude and appreciation for your dedication and commitment to the profession and to the reader, love for books, openness and sincere attitude. I wish good health, peace and well-being to you and your loved ones!

Human Rights Ombudsman in the Donetsk People’s Republic Daria Morozova