A literature evening with Ural writers and poets participating was held in the Library for children and youth named after Kh. Esenzhanov within "The year of the book in CIS" and "The year of the youth in Kazakhstan".

Candidate of Art Criticism and Chevalier of Medal of Pushkin Galina Guryeva, scientist and regional ethnographer Vladimir Kutischev, poet and journalist Galina Samoylova, poet Sergey Deev, member of the Russian writers' union Aleksandr Yalfimov.