The 2015 UCI Road World Championships are coming to Richmond, September 19-27. The courses will pass in front of the Library and will affect Library access. The Library’s lobby, exhibition, and the Virginia Shop will be open; the reading rooms and parking deck will be closed from September 21 through 25 and the entire Library will be closed on September 26. Please check our online calendar and http://richmond2015.com/ for more details.
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Thursday, June 06, 2013

Religious Freedom: Jefferson's Legacy

Religious Freedom: Jefferson's Legacy
Thursday, June 06, 2013
Time: Noon–1:00 PM
Place: Conference Rooms,  Free

In Religious Freedom: Jefferson's Legacy, author John Ragosta focuses on the importance of personal religious beliefs in shaping Thomas Jefferson's attitude toward religious freedom. Basing the idea for the First Amendment on Jefferson's vision, Ragosta redefines the views of how and why the amendment was adopted. A book signing follows the talk.