On the 22nd of November 2018 Vitebsk Regional Library named after V.I. Lenin became a venue for the IV International Scientific and Practical Conference "Vitebsk Territory". Together with the library staff, which organized the conference, took part in the event the Vitebsk State University named after P.М. Masherov. The head of the main department of ideological work and youth affairs of the Vitebsk Regional Executive Committee G.M. Yegorov, as well as the chief specialist of the culture department of the Vitebsk Regional Executive Committee, D.V. Yurchak noted the importance of this event in celebration of the 80th anniversary of the Vitebsk region.
Among the participants of the meeting were university professors, researchers of museums and libraries, teachers of schools and gymnasiums, local historians, archivists, and graduate students. The topics of the speeches were very diverse: history, literature, local history, ethnography and many others.
In the conference with reports took part the head of the Museum of Local Lore I.P. Vodneva, as well as a leading researcher of the Children's Museum T.R. Smirnovа. Employees of the Museum-Reserve acquainted the participants with the directions and forms of work of the museums of Polotsk on the moral and patriotic education of the younger generation. The employees of Polosk National Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve shared their many years of experience in this area both in the museums and in preschool institutions.