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Read with us! FOL Book Club discusses Tess Gunty’s ‘The Rabbit Hutch’

The Friends of VCU Libraries Book Club meets on Sunday, Nov. 12 to discuss National Book Award winning author Tess Gunty’s The Rabbit Hutch. Free and open to all. The Rabbit Hutch will be discussed in conjunction with the 2023 First Novelist Award Night happening at James Branch Cabell Library on Nov. 13 featuring award recipient Tess Gunty. More about the […]

Save the date: Opening art show reception April 7 at Health Sciences Library

A fresh group of works by alumnus artist Nickolai Walko will be exhibited at the Health Sciences Library this semester. An events page with details will soon be posted. Friends of VCU Libraries and other library and arts supporters are welcome to attend the opening reception April 7.

Support students at the Rising Scholars fundraising luncheon June 1

The Rising Scholars award program returns this spring and features 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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

VCU Libraries hosts medical librarians meeting in Richmond

The annual meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association (MAC/MLA) was convened at the Omni Hotel in downtown Richmond from October 23-25, 2022. This was the eighth time MAC/MLA has met in Richmond during the past 70 years. This was the first in-person meeting for MAC/MLA since 2019 due to the COVID-19 […]

The Friends of VCU Libraries Book Club to Discuss “The Final Revival of Opal and Nev”

Join the Friends of VCU Libraries Book Club on Sunday, December 4th to discuss The Final Revival of Opal & Nev,. Dawnie Walton’s debut novel is the winner of the 2022 Cabell First Novelist Award which honors an outstanding debut novel published during the preceding calendar year. The Final Revival of Opal and Nev, follows […]

Rising Scholars celebration

VCU Libraries celebrated Rising Scholars award winners at reception. Congratulations to the more than 40 high school Rising Scholars recipients from last year! High school guidance counselors nominated one high school junior from each school to receive this award. Each student received a certificate and book at their high school award ceremony. Additionally, if Rising […]

Retired faculty invited back to campus

Retired VCU faculty are invited back to campus for a lunch on November 4th, 2022 to reconnect and learn about the VCU Book Art Collection in Special Collections and Archives. If you haven’t yet received an invitation, please email libdevelop@vcu.edu and we’ll send you the information.

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