6,000 Miles with Our Traveling Exhibitions

During the pandemic, we're continuing to bring the Library to you! The Galax-Carroll Regional Library (shown here) is just one of many public libraries throughout Virginia that host the Library of Virginia's traveling exhibitions.


Make Your Calendar-Year-End Contribution—Today!

We extend appreciation and thanks to our patrons and donors for making the Library's work possible. December 31 is quickly approaching. If you have not yet renewed your support or if you would like to join for the first time, we hope you will do so—today.


Nominate Your Favorite Virginia Authors & Books for the Literary Awards

Now is your chance to nominate books for the 2021 Library of Virginia Literary Awards. The deadline for all nominations is February 10, 2021.


The Virginia Shop Is Now Open Tuesday–Friday, 10:00 AM–4:00 PM!

Browse our wide selection of Richmond- and Virginia-inspired gifts. From state seal ties and padfolios, to locally made totes featuring a map of Richmond, you’ll find the perfect gift to represent our capital city and our commonwealth. State employees receive a 10% discount on regularly priced items at the Virginia Shop.


From the UncommonWealth blog:

The Adventures of Bruce, the Canine Archaeologist 

“My dog Bruce, like many dogs, enjoys a good dig in the yard,” writes reference services librarian Annie Hatton. “Sometimes it seems like he just digs for some invisible treasure, but one day I found him digging around an old rusty object.”


Wednesday, December 9

Virtual Literary Virginia Book Group