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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Virginia Literary Festival

Virginia Literary Festival

Anchored by the popular James River Writers Conference and the elegant Library of Virginia Literary Awards Celebration, the Virginia Literary Festival celebrates Virginia’s rich literary resources with a weeklong series of events.

Throughout its colorful history, Virginia has produced significant literary figures. Writers such as Edgar Allan Poe, Rita Dove, Tom Wolfe, Ellen Glasgow, William Styron, Virginius Dabney, and Douglas Southall Freeman have enriched American literature with their poetry, fiction, history, biography, and criticism.

Today, Virginia is home to a large, diverse, and ever-growing group of accomplished novelists, nonfiction writers, and poets.

Visit the official Literary Festival website for more information on festival events, tickets, awards, authors, and more!