News & Events

2009 Ceremony and Reception

The Library of Virginia's annual celebration honoring women who have played an integral part in Virginia from its beginnings took place on Thursday, March 26, 2009. Lisa LaFata Powell, journalist and community volunteer, hosted the special evening. Please join us for next year's program and reception.

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.

The 2009 Virginia Women in History traveling exhibition, sponsored by SunTrust, might be coming to your area. Below is the exhibition schedule for 2009:

Date Venue
3/2/2009-4/11/2009 Rappahannock Community College
52 Campus Drive
Warsaw, VA 22572-4272
4/6/2009-5/16/2009 Collinsville Branch
Blue Ridge Regional Library
2540 Virginia Avenue
collinsville, VA 24078
4/13/2009-5/23/2009 Cochrane-Rockville Branch
Pamunkey Regional Library
P.O. Box 220
Rockville, VA 23146-0220
5/18/2009-8/1/2009 Amherst County Public Library
P.O. Box 370
382 South Main Street
Amherst, Virginia 24521


7/6/2009-8/15/2009 Open
8/3/2009-9/12/2009 Pittsylvania County Public Library System
24 Military Drive
Chatham, VA 24531
8/17/2009-9/26/2009 Rockbridge Regional Libraries
138 N. Main Street
Lexington, VA 24450
9/14/2009-10/24/2009 Eastern Mennonite University
1200 Park Road
Harrisonburg, VA 22802-2462
9/28/2009-11/7/2009 The Reynolds Homestead
463 Homestead Lane
Critz, VA 24082-3044
10/26/2009-12/5/2009 Open
11/9/2009-12/19/2009 Manassas Museum System
9101 Prince William Street
Manassas, VA 20110
12/7/2009-1/16/2010 Open
12/21/2009-1/30/2010 Augusta County Library
1759 Jefferson Highway
Fisherville, VA 22939