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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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Press Releases

Library of Virginia Collects Photographs of Pandemic-Related Signs

The Library of Virginia is currently collecting images of COVID-19-related signage from the public through a "Signs of the Time: COVID-19 in Virginia" Tumblr page.

Library of Virginia Services & Resources Available During COVID-19

While our building is closed to the public until further notice, Library of Virginia staff members are working during the public health emergency Monday –Friday, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM, and will respond to your questions and research inquiries. We encourage you to use our numerous online resources and to explore the many ways that you can engage with Virginia's history, literature, and culture through our website. Find links, phone numbers, and more in the news release.

The Library of Virginia’s New Genealogy Webinar Series Helps You Explore Your Family Tree From Home

Explore your family tree from the comfort of your own couch! Join the Library of Virginia online for a free genealogy webinar series. With the cancellation of this spring’s on-site beginner and intermediate genealogy workshops, the Library is offering a three-part webinar series to help you trace your roots on April 10, April 24, and May 8, 2020.

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Collection Releases

The Library of Virginia Quarterly Report of Newly-Available Archival Accessions
January 1st - March 31st, 2020

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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