News & Events

2008 Ceremony and Reception
The Library of Virginia invites you to celebrate Virginia Women in History 2008, an annual celebration honoring women who have played an integral part in Virginia from its beginnings. The reception will be held at the Library of Virginia on Thursday, March 27, 2008, from 6:00 until 8:00 PM. Lisa LaFata Powell, journalist and community volunteer, is the host for the evening. Event is free but you must call 804–692–3813 or register online by March 21, 2008, to reserve your seat.

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Traveling Exhibition Schedule

Would you like the Virginia Women in History exhibition brought to your hometown? You and your neighbors can be inspired and motivated by the accomplishments of the eight honorees by requesting the Virginia Women in History traveling exhibition. If you are interested in scheduling the exhibition to travel to your locality or need further information about the exhibition, Contact Us.


March–April 2008
Russell County Public Library, Lebanon
248 West Main Street
Lebanon, Virginia 24266
(276) 889–8044

April–May 2008
Cochrane–Rockville Branch Library, Rockville
16600 Pouncey Tract Road
Rockville, Virginia 23146
(804) 749–3146

May–June 2008
Blue Ridge Regional Library, Collinsville Branch
2540 Virginia Avenue
Collinsville, Virginia 24078–2241
Phone:(276) 647-1112

May–June 2008
Chesapeake Central Library, Chesapeake
298 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, Virginia 23322
(757) 410–7100

June–August 2008
Middlesex County Public Library
P. O. Box 189
150 Grace Street
Urbanna, Virginia 23175

August–September 2008
Bedford Public Library, Bedford
321 North Bridge Street
Bedford, Virginia 24523
(540) 586–8911

August–September 2008
Waynesboro Public Library
600 South Wayne Avenue
Waynesboro, Virginia 22980
(540) 942–6746

September–October 2008
Shenandoah County Library
514 Stoney Creek Blvd
Edinburg, Virginia 22824
Phone: (540) 984–8200

October–November 2008
Reynolds Homestead
463 Homestead Lane
Critz, Virginia 24082

November–December 2008
Central Rappahannock Regional, Fredericksburg
1201 Caroline Street
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401–3701
(540) 372–1144

January–February 2009
City of Fairfax Regional Library
10360 North Street
Fairfax, Virginia 22030


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