News & Events

Special Education Program

“Eight Ways to Accelerate Your Leadership Odyssey” by Dr. Christopher Howard

Thursday, February 25, 2010
11:00 am–noon

This lecture for high school groups is free, but reservations are required. Seating is limited. Dr. Christopher Howard, president of Hampden-Sydney College and a 2010 Trailblazer honoree, will offer advice applicable to all ages on how to live and to lead in an ever-changing world through personal stories, observations, anecdotes, and keen insight. Sponsored by Capital One. 

African American Trailblazers in Virginia History Ceremony & Reception

Thursday, February 25, 2010
6:00–8:00 pm • FREE EVENT; REGISTRATION REQUIRED

The Library of Virginia invites you to celebrate African American History Month by honoring men and women who have played an integral part in Virginia’s history. Honorees include Dr. Florence Farley, Virginia Senator Henry L. Marsh, III, and Dr. Christopher Howard. Event is free, but you must call 804.692.3900 by Thursday, February 18, 2010, to reserve your seat.

Reception Photos available at Shutterfly

Traveling Exhibition Schedule

The African American Trailblazers in Virginia History exhibition might be coming to your area. Below is the Trailblazer exhibition schedule for 2010. For more information, please contact Barbara C. Batson, Exhibitions Coordinator, at barbara.batson@lva.virginia.gov or 804-692-3518

Date Venue
2/1/2010 - 2/28/2010 Library of Virginia, Richmond
2/1/2010 - 3/13/2010 Shenandoah County Library, Edinburg
3/1/2010 - 3/31/2010 Open
3/15/2010 - 4/24/2010 Campbell County Public Library, Rustburg
4/5/2010 - 5/15/2010 Pamunkey Regional Library, Rockville
4/26/2010 - 6/5/2010 Open
5/17/2010 - 6/26/2010 Open
6/7/2010 - 7/17/2010 Newsome House, Newport News
6/28/2010 - 8/7/2010 Open
7/19/2010 - 8/28/2010 Open
8/9/2010 - 9/18/2010 Manassas Museum System
8/30/2010 - 10/9/2010 Blue Ridge Regional, Collinsville
9/20/2010 - 10/30/2010 Open
10/11/2010 - 11/20/2010 Open
11/1/2010 - 12/4/2010 Open
11/22/2010 - 1/1/2011 Open
12/6/2010 - 1/15/2011 Open