Literature's Big Night!
Join us for the Virginia Literary Awards, the commonwealth's biggest night honoring its authors and their stories! Hosted by award-winning author Adriana Trigiani, the event includes an awards ceremony, dinner and a silent auction, and is presented by Dominion Energy and supported by Carole and Marcus Weinstein.
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The Library will be closed Saturday, Oct. 7 through Monday, Oct. 9 for the Columbus Day and Yorktown Victory Day holidays.
Help Us Celebrate 200 Years!
Join us as we celebrate the Library's bicentennial in 2023! Visit our new exhibition, 200 Years, 200 Stories, and take part in one of our anniversary events or programs.
Closes Oct. 28!
200 Years, 200 Stories: An Exhibition celebrates the Library of Virginia’s 200th anniversary and highlights fascinating Virginians from its rich collections. See it before it closes on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023.
Can Can Café at the Library of Virginia
Hours: Mon–Fri, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Breakfast includes fresh-baked pastries. Lunch features soup, salad and sandwiches, as well as to-go pastries, desserts and other items. Coffee service is available throughout the day.
Engage Virginia's Past to Empower Its Future
Contributions to the Library support public programs, create inspiring exhibitions, and preserve Virginia's invaluable history. Members receive invitations to special events, discounts at the Virginia Shop, a print subscription to Broadside, and the knowledge that your support makes the Library's work possible.
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