How Do You See Our Future? Share Your Feedback on October 5

The Library has been working on a new strategic plan to carry us to our 200th anniversary in 2023—and beyond. Recently we invited thoughts and insights from staff and community stakeholders on what our future might hold. 


Save the Date: October 19–20

21st Annual Library of Virginia Literary Awards 

Mark your calendars and plan to join us October 19–20, 2018, for the Library’s annual Literary Awards Celebration. The excitement begins on Friday, October 19, with a program at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.


A Duty to Protect, an Honor to Serve Exhibition Celebrates 400th Anniversary of the Capitol Police

Curated by the Library of Virginia, a new exhibition pays tribute to the 400th anniversary of the Capitol Police. A Duty to Protect, an Honor to Serve opened on August 27, 2018, in the exhibition space just inside the Virginia Capitol's entrance at 10th and Bank streets


Lecture & Book Signing with Max Edelson

The New Map of Empire

The Fry-Jefferson Map Society will bring S. Max Edelson, author of The New Map of Empire: How Britain Imagined America Before Independence, to the Library on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at 10:00 AM, for a map lecture and book signing.  

The Virginia Shop's September "30 for 30" Sale

Make learning fun with our children’s books and activities. Take advantage of 30 percent off online and 20 percent off in-store