Celebrating a Milestone of the Main Library Renovation

University and Library personnel and construction workers and contractors gathered yesterday for a “topping-out ceremony” for the library renovation. The topping-out is when the last beam is placed atop a structure, and is a traditional milestone in a major construction … Continue reading

Making Noise in the Library: Jazz in the Afternoon with Carlehr Swanson

Guest post from Amy Hunsaker, Librarian for Music & Performing Arts: The Making Noise in the Library series, generously supported by a grant from the UVA Arts Council, brings UVA artists into the Music Library for free performances. Last fall, … Continue reading

UVA Library is hiring an Associate Dean for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Accessibility

The Library hopes anyone interested in this role will consider joining a webinar on March 4, 12 – 1 p.m., to learn more and ask questions. Anonymous participation is welcomed. Learn more and sign up now. The UVA Library is … Continue reading

UVA Arts Council grant will help revive popular performance series in the Music Library

In 2014, then-UVA Music Librarian Matthew Vest started a program, “Making Noise in the Music Library,” that provided a new venue for guest performers, including student groups and others who might not otherwise have a space to share their creative … Continue reading

Want a change of pace? Our hefty events schedule will put a spring in your step!

The Library hosts hundreds of events every year — movie nights, craft projects, introductions to research, programming classes, and much, much more. See a full list here, and check out some highlights below! Women in Technology Speaker Series Register to … Continue reading

Preserving Harmful Histories: Exploring the 1909 Time Capsule — A virtual event on Thursday, January 28

On March 15, 1909, a time capsule was placed in the base of a bronze statue on the grounds of Court Square in Albemarle County. The statue, known as “At Ready,” depicted a Confederate soldier, and the contents of the … Continue reading

Please join us for Festival of the Book event “Evicted: An Evening with Matthew Desmond”

The University Library is pleased to join with UVA and community partners in sponsoring a Virginia Festival of the Book event, “Evicted: An Evening with Matthew Desmond,” December 9, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This virtual event is FREE and open to … Continue reading

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a reading by U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo

The Library invites you to attend a virtual poetry reading on Monday, November 16 at 6:00 p.m. EST by Joy Harjo of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, the first Native American to be appointed as U.S. Poet Laureate (2019-2021). Harjo is … Continue reading