Libraries in different cities, villages, towns USSR. Interview various figures of science and culture.
Travel book lovers on the ship of Kostroma, Kazan, Kuibyshev, etc.
Some names and events related to books.
Locations: Kostroma region  Bitter 
Seasons: Summer 
One of the Kremlin towers.
The Monument To Ivan Kulibin.
Photo of the pilot P. Nesterov.
Monument To N. Dobrolyubov on Theater square.
Portrait Of V. Korolenko.
Old photo of Nizhny Novgorod.
A. Popov with colleagues (photo).
Monument To M. Gorky.
The house of Kashirin's grandfather, where A. Peshkov spent his childhood.
Excursion to the Gorky Museum.
Books, which were read by A. Peshkov.
Portrait Of D.Venevitinova in the book.
Photos of young Gorky.
The woman turns off the TV, which is watched by a child with a father, takes a book out of the closet and gives it to her husband.
The man begins to read "Ded Mazai and the hares" by Nekrasov.
Illustrations in the book.
Students in the reading room of the library read books.
Printing house, book printing.
A woman unfolds an ancient parchment scroll.
An old handwritten book with color illustrations.
Printed books by P. Chaadaev.
Exhibition "Book and revolution".
The guide at the exhibition talks about the exhibition (synchronously).
Books by A. Pushkin and about him.
Various books published in the first years after the revolution.
Guide at the exhibition "Book and revolution" (synchronously).
Professor of Kazan University B. Laptev on the love of books and book publishing in Kazan (synchronously).
Portrait Of Lobachevsky.
Library in Kazan.
Streets Of Kazan.
The house where the family lived I. Ulyanov.
Old postcards with views of Kazan.
A. ustyuzhaninov talks with his fellow Passengers on the ship.
Streets and memorials of Kuibyshev.
Museum-apartment of A. Tolstoy, meeting with members of the book lovers club.
Meeting of members of the all-Union society of book lovers.
Petryanov-Sokolov on the meaning of the book(synchronously).
Laptev B.L. - professor Kazanskogo universiteta Ustyuzhaninov A. -artist Uljyanovskoj filarmonii Petryanov-Sokolov I.V.- akademik, predsedatelj Centraljnogo pravleniya Vsesoyuznogo obschestva lyubitelej knigi.
Locations: The Republic of Tatarstan  Kuibyshev 
Students restore old books.
Master A. I. Kalashnikov cuts out an ex-libris.
A. I. Kalashnikov on the ex-libris(synchronously).
Ex-libris made by Kalashnikov.
Kalashnikov shows an album with an image of ex-libris.
General P.Popovich and cosmonaut V. Dzhanibekov view ex-libris.
Popovich (synchronously) on the fact that I read the astronauts.
Showcase with books.
Children's book illustrations.
Heroes of children's books made by first-graders.
Dramatization based on children's books.
R. Reagan (photo+chronicle) declared 1997 the year of reading.
People on the streets.
People with books.
Monument To L. Tolstoy.
Kalashnikov A.I.-hudozhnik-grafik Popovich P.R. -general, letchik-kosmonavt Dzhanibekov V.A.-letchik-kosmonavt
Locations: Moscow