The library of the M. Kozybayev NKSU launched the book marathon "Abaibookdating", dedicated to the 175th anniversary of Abay Kunanbayev

The book marathon "Abaibookdating" was launched among the visitors of libraries of universities of Kazakhstan and is intended to popularize the work of the great classic.

Abay Kunanbayev-poet, philosopher, composer, educator, thinker, public figure, founder of Kazakh written literature. Abay's "The Book of Words" are an invaluable asset of our people. And the start of the marathon was dedicated to these great parting words.

"The Book of Words" is 45 parables written by Abai in his declining years, they raise the problems of national education and worldview, morality and law, and the history of the Kazakhs.

Some of them read future historians Akzhol Imesh, Madi Shamshimet and Bakdaulet Kadyrbay. Students expressed their attitude to the topics covered. Took part in the marathon and the young followers of the great poet: journalism students Vyacheslav Chinishlov, Laura Bekkozhina, Anastasia Kuznetsova and others.

Then they left the baton to colleagues, readers of the KarSU named after E.A. Buketov. Note, the marathon will last until the end of the year. It is planned that the university libraries of Kazakhstan will take part in it.