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Friday, November 18, 2011

Early Modern Virginia: Reconsidering the Old Dominion

Early Modern Virginia: Reconsidering the Old Dominion
Friday, November 18, 2011
Time: 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Place: Conference Rooms

Doug Bradburn and John Coombs, editors of Early Modern Virginia, will speak about a wide
range of topics and offer a fresh look at the early religious, political, economic, social, and intellectual life of the colony. A reception, hosted by the University of Virginia Press, follows the talk and book signing.


Connect with Us
Monday, November 07, 2011 — Saturday, February 11, 2012
Time: 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
Place: Lobby

Connect with Us explores how the Library of Virginia uses social media—YouTube, Flickr, Blogs, Twitter, and Facebook. New acquisitions and unusual items will be displayed and visitors will be encouraged to post comments about the materials or about other programs at the Library or what they are working on at the Library that day.


The Forgotten War: The War of 1812
Monday, November 07, 2011 — Saturday, September 15, 2012
Time: 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
Place: Lobby

The Forgotten War: The War of 1812 highlights a forthcoming digital archive of materials in the collections of the Library of Virginia that relate to the War of 1812. Selections from the archive will address Virginia's role, including the impressment of American citizens as one cause of the war, the British blockade of the Chesapeake Bay, and military engagements at Craney Island and Washington, D.C.