Support students at the Rising Scholars fundraising luncheon

The Rising Scholars award program returns, featuring author David Baldacci Save the date for the 10th Anniversary of the Friends of VCU Libraries Rising Scholars Author Luncheon to be held on Thursday, June 1, 2023 at noon, featuring author David Baldacci and honored guest VCU President Michael Rao, Ph.D. Previously known as the VCU Monroe […]

Join author Bonnie Newman Davis for a community zoom about Black women journalists

Bonnie Newman Davis is the author of “Truth Tellers: The Power and Presence of Black Women Journalists Since 1960” Bonnie Newman Davis — journalist, professor, managing editor of the Richmond Free Press, and author — will present a VCU Libraries Community Zoom on Thursday, February 13, 2023. Her newly published book presents biographies of key […]

Back to the Stacks 2023

VCU Libraries student workers (from any and all decades) are invited to reconnect and reminisce Save the date of Saturday, June 3, 2023 for the 2nd annual VCU Libraries Student Worker Reunion! Last year’s event included student workers from the 1970s to 2019. Student workers from both James Branch Cabell Library and the Health Sciences […]

What I’m Working On: Wahaaj Khan

Wahaaj Khan, junior computer science major “I’m studying for a final for Theory of Computation. I normally study on the second floor when I’m in a group like this. I like being able to have people around when I’m working or studying.”

What I’m Working On: Oliver Harmon

Oliver Harmon, junior anthropology major “I’m about to take an exam for my human evolution class. I like studying at the library so I have a work environment that isn’t my desk at my apartment, it helps me focus.”  

What I’m Working On: Jason Brown

Jason Brown, freshman cinema major “I’m watching a documentary for a class. I work on the lower level a lot because I spend a lot of time in the Workshop. I use the computers for editing video, and rent out cameras and equipment a lot.”

What I’m Working On: Roxanna Rafat

Roxanna Rafat, sophomore urban planning and psychology double major “I’m working on extra credit for Economic Geography. I like working on the first floor because of the outlets – being surrounded by books and people studying makes you really feel like you’re in a library.”

What I’m Working On: Sophia Nivison

Sophia Nivison, senior forensic science major “I’m working on a crime scene report. I normally work on the second floor but I.m on the first floor today for a change of scenery. I like having people talking around me as background noise when I’m working.”

What I’m Working On: Willow Rudroff

Willow Rudroff, freshman “I’m finishing up a paper for Focused Inquiry. I like working on the first floor of the library because you can tell how focused everyone is. The vibes are really good, and having that energy around me helps me stay focused.”

Author Robin Farmer joins the Friends of VCU Libraries Book Club to discuss ” Malcolm and Me” on January 29th

Open to all, the Friends of VCU Libraries Book Club will discuss Malcolm and Me by Richmond writer, Robin Farmer. The author will join the discussion at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 29 at the Cabell Library. We will meet in the Mapp Room on the 4th floor. You may join via Zoom, if preferred. […]

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