Library Acquires Wise Portraits

The Manuscripts and Special Collections Department recently acquired two important portraits for the State Art Collection.


True Sons of Freedom Exhibition – Visit in Person or Online

True Sons of Freedom, the Library’s powerful photographic exhibition highlighting the stories of African American soldiers from Virginia who served during World War I, is on display in the Library’s exhibition gallery through November 9.


New Literary Virginia Book Group

The Library is launching a new Literary Virginia Book Group to read and discuss the best of today’s literature by Virginia authors or about Virginia history and culture. On the second Wednesday evening of each month, join us for a discussion with light refreshments, additional historical context, and even occasional author visits.


May 30 for 30 in the Virginia Shop

Have a favorite print, map, poster, or document in the Library’s collection that you would love to have framed for your wall at home? The Library houses a wonderful selection of prints that are perfect for any home décor. There are just a few days left to place your order online during the month of May and receive a 30 percent discount. 


Virginia School Libraries Earn National Recognition

Congratulations to three Virginia school libraries that have recently been recognized for their outstanding work by the American Association of School Librarians.