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 for more details.

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Edma Meade Colson
Edna Meade Colson (1888–1985) trained generations of black teachers from 1919 to 1953 as education department director at what became Virginia State University.