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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Behind the Scenes at the Library: Archives & Special Collections Tours
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM–11:00 AM
Place: Meet at Front Desk in the Lobby, Free but registration required. http://tinyurl.com/ArchMonth

In honor of Archives Month, go behind the scenes of the Library of Virginia. Tour the second floor with a special stop in the Map Room, followed by a show-and-tell of intriguing items from our Archives and Special Collections. Tour repeats at 2:00 PM.


First Freedom: Virginia's Statute for Religious Freedom
Monday, April 18, 2016 — Thursday, March 02, 2017
Place: Exhibition Gallery & Lobby, Free

No one familiar with today's public and political debates about religious liberty and the relationship of church and state can doubt that Thomas Jefferson's Statute for Religious Freedom holds lasting significance. The Library of Virginia's exhibition First Freedom: Virginia's Statute for Religious Freedom explores the intent and interpretation of the statute, one of the most revolutionary pieces of legislation in American history.