2018 Virginia Women in History Program & Reception
Thursday, March 22 | 5:30–8:00 PM
Library of Virginia Lecture Hall & Lobby
Free Event | Free Parking (under the building)

Join the Library of Virginia as it recognizes eight outstanding Virginia women who have made important contributions to Virginia, the nation, and the world. Emceed by veteran broadcast producer May-Lily Lee, this event includes remarks by Meg Medina, the award-winning author of works for children and teens, on "The Shape of Books and Girls: On Girls, Writing, and Voice." In addition, winners of the Virginia Women in History Student Essay Contest will read their entries. A reception precedes the program (5:30–6:15 PM). For more information, call 804.692.3999.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch is the media sponsor for the program.

Traveling Exhibition Schedule

The Virginia Women in History exhibition might be coming to your area. Below is the exhibition schedule for 2018. For more information, please contact Barbara C. Batson, Exhibitions Coordinator, at or 804-692-3518

3/1/2018 – 3/31/2018Library of Virginia
3/5/2018 – 4/14/2018Historic Christ Church
4/2/2018 – 5/12/2018Portsmouth Public Library (Churchland)
4/16/2018 – 5/26/2018Mecklenburg County Public Library (Boydton)
5/14/2018 – 6/23/2018Central Rappahannock Regional Library
5/28/2018 – 7/7/2018Hampton Public Library
6/25/2018 – 8/4/2018Gloucester County Public Library
7/9/2018 – 8/18/2018Eastern Shore Public Library
8/6/2018 – 9/15/2018Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society
8/20/2018 – 9/29/2018Waynesboro Public Library
9/17/2018 – 10/27/2018Blue Ridge Regional Library (Martinsville)
10/1/2018 – 11/10/2018Nelson Memorial Library
10/29/2018 – 12/8/2018Buchanan County Public Library
11/12/2018 – 12/22/2018Franklin County Public LIbrary