They came back to the stacks!
Former VCU Libraries student workers and supervisors enjoy a picnic on the terrace of Cabell Library
Back to the Stacks: VCU Libraries Student Worker Reunion 2022
Calling all former student workers from VCU Libraries! Were you a student worker at VCU Libraries? VCU Libraries invites student workers from decades recent and vintage back to the library for a reunion. You bring the memories, we’ll provide lunch and building tours! This event is free (thanks to support from the VCU Foundation) but […]
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 […]
VCU Libraries 2021 T- shirts available!
Show your support for VCU Libraries by purchasing a T-shirt featuring the winning design from the 2021 Friends of the Library design contest. A portion of the sale of each shirt goes to VCU Libraries. The design is by alumna Kiersten Marshall, BFA ’20/A, and shows an image of the many ways in which VCU […]
Food for Fines project now year round
Beginning Monday, April 12, VCU Libraries will host an ongoing food drive to help stock Ram Pantry@VCU, which provides nutritious and culturally appropriate emergency food to VCU students. In this case, generosity has an added benefit for people who owe overdue fines for library materials. Fees to repair damaged items or to replace lost items […]
Designers: What does VCU Libraries mean to you?
The Friends of VCU Libraries annual design contest is open! Current VCU students and alumni of the last five years (2016 — 2020) are invited to submit designs by March 28. The design prompt is “What is your interpretation of VCU Libraries? The creator of the winning design will receive a $500 prize sponsored by […]
How I Use the Library: a 2020 graduate reflects
James Branch Cabell Library. Photo by Corey Lightner (B.S.’20/H&S)Spring 2020 VCU graduates celebrated a little differently this year. A virtual graduation was held instead of in-person and their final months of classes switched to online. Justice Boyd Hughes graduated this spring with a B.A. in African American Studies and B.S. in Psychology and shares how the libraries were […]
Design contest deadline extended to April 19, 2020
Due to the changes to 2020 Spring semester, the Friends of VCU Libraries annual design contest deadline is also extended. Entries must be submitted by midnight April 19 in order to be considered for the $500 award. Judging will take place the week of April 20. Winner will be announced April 27. T-shirts will be […]
Students share what they love about VCU Libraries
On Valentine’s Day, Friends of VCU Libraries asked students to share their love for VCU Libraries and the response was…loving. Hundreds of students enjoyed a quick study break at tables at Tompkins-McCaw for the Health Sciences and James Branch Cabell Library to craft a handmade valentine to share what they love about VCU Libraries. Love […]
Seen on a White Board
The technology may be a bit old school but White Boards are among the most popular items at VCU Libraries. Students tend to set up a study area and often use the White Board as a visual barrier to the larger room to help focus their attention on their studies. A common courtesy is to […]