Apr 9, 2021 Health and reading By odb-abai inNews On April 9th an introductory excursion “Library without Borders” was held for pupils of the 6th grade of secondary school №20. The children learned about the main dates of the history of the library and the rules of use, got acquainted with the work of the library halls and services, the content of the book collections and the services provided. The children were shown book exhibitions dedicated to the 30th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the program “Rukhani zhangyru”, the work of the writer O. Zhanaidarov “Khalyk anyzdaryn zhinaushy”. Many of the excursion participants wished to become library readers and received their library cards. During the excursion, a health session “Health and Reading” was held, timed to coincide with the World Health Day. The librarians reminded the children what rules and procedures must be followed during the quarantine period in order to preserve and strengthen their health. We familiarized the participants with useful literature on this topic. Particular attention was paid to the fact that reading itself can help to strengthen health, stabilize the state of mind and improve well-being.