On a cool, but beautiful spring weekend in April, several volunteers came together in Jackson Ward to paint murals on the old, tattered walls of Historic Jackson Ward. These volunteers didn’t have a personal agenda or ego to feed. This wasn’t a competition and the only requirement was to paint.
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We all have our own story to tell. Do you want your story added to the permanent collection of the Main Library? Now you can through the People’s Library project.
The Library of Virginia has two great talks lined up for next week.
From timesdispatch.com Call it a sort of homecoming. In the early 1980s, the founders of the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia leased the Leigh Street Armory as a home, only to see a fire at the structure gut those plans.
It is time to stock up on summer reading…the Spring Friends Book Sale is this weekend at the Main Library.
Enjoy desserts while VCU international students and Instructor Audrey Short facilitate discussions and share stories from various countries.
On Friday, March 1, follow the adventures of the year-long public art project, “WHAT DO YOU STAND FOR?”
GRASP (Great Aspirations Scholarship Program) presents the “Saturday at the Library” program where GRASP advisers will be available at the main downtown library (Jan. 19 and Feb. 16) to
Author, playwright, and actress Irene Ziegler will speak at the Main Library on Friday, January 4 at 7:00 p.m. as part of the Friends Richmond Writers Series. Author of Rules of the Lake and Ashes to Water, Ziegler currently teaches at the University of Richmond and will soon be performing in Noël Coward’s Hay Fever at [...]
On Wednesday, December 12 at Noon, visit The Museum of the Confederacy and learn more about Christmas during the Civil War.