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The magazine of the Library of Virginia. Our quarterly magazine describes and illustrates the holdings and happenings at the Library of Virginia.

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Weinstein Author Series Event Offers an Irreverent Look at George Washington

The Library of Virginia’s 2021 Carole Weinstein Author Series continues with a free in-person talk by presidential historian and New York Times best-selling author Alexis Coe on November 17 at 6:00 pm. Her book You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington mixes thorough research with compelling storytelling in a humorous and highly readable format.


Jones, Castleberry, and Kim Receive Literary Awards

The Library of Virginia is pleased to announce the winners of the 24th Annual Library of Virginia Literary Awards, sponsored by Dominion Energy. The October 16 virtual awards celebration was hosted by best-selling author and award-winning filmmaker Adriana Trigiani.


Library Announces Special Guests & Programming Schedule for 2021 Literary Awards Week

Anchoring the week will be the Library of Virginia Literary Awards Celebration, on Saturday, October 16, with our author finalists, presenters, special guests, and host Adriana Trigiani. This year's Pulitzer Prize for Commentary winner, Michael Paul Williams, will be honored for his distinguished contributions to journalism in the commonwealth of Virginia.


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Collection Releases

The Library of Virginia Quarterly Report of Newly-Available Archival Accessions
July 1, 2021-September 30, 2021

A report including the creator, title, size, brief description, and accession number of the local, map, private, and state archival collections described and/or received during the time period. Some collections may be closed for processing; check with Archives Reference Services regarding availability for research use.

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