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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Archives Week 2004 Events

Baseball in Richmond, Tuesday, October 12, noon to 1 p.m.
Scott P. Mayer and Dr. W. Harrison Daniel, co-authors of Baseball and Richmond: A History of the Professional Game, 1884-2000, will talk about the history of the "National Pastime" in Virginia's capital city and its role as a leisure activity for area spectators.

The Comic Arts, Wednesday, October 13, noon to 1 p.m.
M. Thomas Inge, Ph.D., Blackwell Professor of the Humanities at Randolph-Macon College, will discuss the history and art of comic books and comic strips, cartoonists, characters, animation, and other aspects of the comic arts and popular culture.

Theater in Richmond, Friday, October 15, noon to 1 p.m.
Kathryn Fuller-Seeley, Ph.D., associate professor of Communications at Georgia State University and author of Celebrate Richmond Theater, will discuss the city's opulent entertainment palaces where thousands of Richmonders flocked to escape reality in the plays and motion pictures of the day.

 

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