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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 […]

Join the Friends Book Club on October 30

On Sunday, October 30, the Friends of VCU Libraries Book Club will discuss “Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of our Nation” by Linda Villarosa. From the publisher’s website: ABOUT UNDER THE SKIN“A stunning exposé of why Black people in our society ‘live sicker and die […]

Health Sciences Library marks 90 years on N. 12th Street

On September 14, faculty and staff of the Health Sciences Library celebrated 90 years at 509 N. 12th Street. Though the Health Sciences Library, in one form or location or another, has been a part of the medical campus since 1897, the current building was completed and opened in 1932. The building was expanded in […]

Welcome, new Friends Board members!

New Friends of VCU Libraries Board members started their terms on July 1, 2022 Look for great things to come from the Friends of the VCU Libraries Board as they welcome new members Tiona Johnson and Faith Wilkerson, Ed.D. Tiona and Faith are VCU alumnae who are passionate supporters of VCU. Tiona Johnson B.S. ’13/H&S and […]

Supporting Youth Wellness through Community Partnerships: Art 180 + The Workshop

Community Zooms continue Join the next community zoom and learn about a community partnership between VCU Libraries’ The Workshop and local nonprofit Art 180 that facilitated youth advocacy through experimental animations. Oscar Keyes, Multimedia Media Teaching and Learning Librarian, will talk about how this partnership was formed and some of the work that was produced by these artists. Session will […]

Friends Corner: Marni Pilafian

“This ongoing Affordable Course Content effort is keeping more students in their libraries and classrooms rather than working a job to buy the book to stay in that classroom.“ I remember studying with a study group two nights a week my first year of college. The next year, three students in our study group had […]

ConnectWell: free postcards and a note home with Friends of VCU Libraries

Hey Mom! Writing from the library, where I spend all my time. Thanks for your support!! My semester is going ok, but i am not there yet. However, I am not going to give up. I will do my best to make you and myself proud! Hey dad, it’s your future graduate…just a reminder of […]

Community Zooms continue: community engagement and the future of Richmond’s monuments

In Conversation: Nourishing Community Transformation community zooms are programmed by the Friends of VCU Libraries Join us on Thursday, May 5 at 10:30 am as Marland Buckner, Interim Executive Director of the Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia (BHMVA), discusses how the Museum looks forward to using the Confederate monuments as teaching tools […]

FUTURES in DC

A VCU libraries group visited the new FUTURES exhibit by the Smithsonian Friday, March 11. A special guided tour was provided by VCU alum Michelle Koppl (BFA ’18/A) who formerly worked at VCU ICA. A group of VCU alumni, library supporters and VCU parents joined us for the tour. FUTURES was an immersive tour featuring […]

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