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Monday, May 19, 2014

Mrs. Poe

Mrs. Poe
Monday, May 19, 2014
Time: Noon–1:00 PM
Place: Conference Rooms, Free

Lynn Cullen will discuss and sign her new novel, Mrs. Poe, inspired by literature's most haunting love triangle: Edgar Allan Poe, his tubercular young wife, and a lady poet. Closely based on Poe's life and writings, and rich with authentic historical detail, Mrs. Poe is a novel of romantic obsession, set in the fascinating world of New York's literati scene of the 1840s.


Central Virginia Botanical Artists Exhibition
Thursday, May 01, 2014 — Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Place: Lobby under the stairs, Free

To complement the Library's exhibition Flora of Virginia, the Central Virginia Botanical Artists will mount an exhibition of works by members of the CVBA.


Flora of Virginia

Flora of Virginia
Monday, March 17, 2014 — Saturday, September 13, 2014
Place: Exhibition Hall, Free

Discover the power of the flower. Delve into Virginia's natural environment through Flora of Virginia, an exhibition featuring hundreds of colorful illustrations from the Library of Virginia's collections. Learn fun facts about Virginia's native plants. Examine the history of botanical description and illustration. Explore the personalities behind the folks who collected and described these plants. Try your hand at sketching a specimen at the drawing station. Check our Web calendar for information about exhibition-related events.