Exhibition Opening!

New Virginians:

1619–2019 & Beyond

A free exhibition at the Library of Virginia running December 10, 2018–December 7, 2019, New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond explores the immigration and refugee experience and Virginia's increasing diversity through video interviews with first-generation newcomers and personal items that represent their stories.


Governor Northam Appoints New Library Board Members

The Library is pleased to announce that Governor Ralph Northam recently made one reappointment and three new appointments to the Library of Virginia Board.


Nominate Your Favorite Virginia Authors & Books for the Literary Awards

Now is your chance to nominate books for the 2019 Library of Virginia Literary Awards. The deadline for all nominations is February 10, 2019. Books eligible for the awards must have been written by a Virginia author or, in the case of nonfiction, works on a Virginia subject.


FindItVirginia.com Provides Free Digital Resources through Local Public Libraries

The Library of Virginia is pleased to introduce a robust offering of free digital resources for all Virginians through their local public libraries. Citizens can research, read, and learn through FindItVirginia.com or through their local public library website.


Year-End Giving

Supports the Commonweath's Treasures

As we approach the holidays, please consider a year-end gift in support of the Library of Virginia Foundation. Funding from individuals like you—people who truly appreciate the importance of our collections—plays a vital role in sustaining our acquisition and restoration efforts.


Holiday Shopping

Made Easy!

Visit the Virginia Shop at the Library during December for your holiday gift giving. All in-store purchases of regularly priced items will be 20 percent off December 17–21, 2018. All holiday-themed items are available at a 30 percent discount when ordered online at www.thevirginiashop.org


From the Library's Blog:

“Legislative Debutantes”: 95 Years of Women in Virginia's House of Delegates

In 2018 a record number of women took their seats in Virginia’s House of Delegates, bringing the total number of women who have served in that body to 91. The women who inaugurated this small (but growing) group were elected 95 years ago, on November 6, 1923.


Monday, December 10

Exhibition Opening! New Virginians: 1619-2019 & Beyond

Wednesday, December 12


Wednesday, December 12

Literary Virginia Book Group