Library renovation is leading the way in energy conservation, safety of library users

Changes are coming to the renovated main library that may not be as noticeable as the furniture in the new addition with lighter-colored wood and more contemporary lines. According to Library Project Manager Brenda Loewen, both old and new sections … 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

Sustainability in Library renovation: Pioneering a carbon-neutral future

In its project to renovate the main library, UVA is striving to achieve a silver level rating from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification program. The project earns points according to how well it meets LEED’s sustainability … Continue reading