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Partners in Philanthropy

Join us for a series of webinars intended to expose and educate the public to the significance of partnerships between the Rosenwald and Jeanes Funds, Dr. Booker T. Washington and …

June 17 – December 16, 2021 | 6:30PM – 6:30PM
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Botetourt County: 250+1 Years of Delight

A series of four lectures on various aspects of Botetourt County’s early history will be presented at the Historical Society of Western Virginia and O. Winston Link Museum in connection …

June 30 – September 16, 2021 | Roanoke, VA
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Route 1 Reads Poetry Reading

As a part of our annual Route 1 Reads recommended reading initiative, this free, virtual poetry reading features poets selected by each East Coast Center for the Book and is …

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August 2, 2021 | 7PM – 9PM | VIRTUAL
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Coming Out & Coming of Age in Graphic Novels: The Magic Fish with Trung Le Nguyen

Trung Le Nguyen discusses The Magic Fish, his YA graphic novel that deals with the complexity of family and how stories can bring us together, in conversation with his editor, …

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August 5, 2021 | 12PM – 12:45PM | VIRTUAL
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Virginia Center for the Book: Annual Wayzgoose Celebration – Sunday, August 8, 2021

A Gathering for Members & Friends of the VCB Book Arts Program What’s a wayzgoose?A print shop holiday! Back in the day (17thc. England), master printers gave a feast or other “entertainment” for their …

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August 8, 2021 | 1PM – 6PM | Virginia Center for the Book at the Jefferson School City Center, Charlottesville, Virginia
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The Virginia Lewis & Clark Trail: Why, How, Where?

On Wednesday, August 11 at 7pm, Peggy Crosson, President of the Virginia Lewis & Clark Legacy Trail, will speak on Botetourt County’s connection to the Lewis & Clark exploration of …

August 11, 2021 | 7PM | O. Winston Link & History Museum of Western Virginia
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The Earth Remembers

This Public Works Virginia production uses a pageantry style of puppets, movement, and music to present The Earth Remembers. Learn the story of the Tidewater area from a diverse perspective …

August 13–15, 2021 | Norfolk
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The Banyan Tree of the Americas: Music Evolution in the African Diaspora

Semilla Cultural is proud to announce “The Banyan Tree of the Americas: Music Evolution in the African Diaspora”: Take a journey through the resilient and entangled roots of our ancestors. …

August 28 – October 2, 2021 | Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Book Arts Workshop: Sewn Board Binding with Jane Freeman

Sewn Board Binding is an elegant and contemporary method of binding a book that features a flexible cover, unattached spine, and completely flat book opening.  Constructed with little adhesive and …

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August 29, 2021 | 10AM – 4PM | Virginia Center for the Book at the Jefferson School City Center, Charlottesville, Virginia
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UNAPOLOGETIC Drop-in Session – Sunday, September 5 (2-5 PM)

Women and female-identifying individuals are invited to drop in at the Center and lend their voices to UNAPOLOGETIC in an activity that will take about 10 minutes.A selection of participant …

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September 5, 2021 | 2PM – 5PM | Virginia Center for the Book at the Jefferson School City Center, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Walter Reed’s Birthday Celebration

The Fairfield Foundation is hosting an open house, public archaeology dig, and community organization exhibits to celebrate the 170th anniversary of Walter Reed’s birth (September 13, 1851) at his birthplace …

September 11, 2021 | Gloucester, VA
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UNAPOLOGETIC Residency Wrap-up Presentation – Sunday, September 12 (5:00 PM)

The artists will present and discuss their weeklong work at the Center as well as some of their previous collaborations. There is no fee for this presentation, but registration is …

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September 12, 2021 | 5PM – 6PM | Virginia Center for the Book at the Jefferson School City Center, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Book Arts Workshop: Squash Blossom Box with Ginna Cullen

During this one-day class, participants will learn how to make a Squash Blossom Box.  The box has 5 sides plus a lid and is a great way to use smaller …

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September 18, 2021 | 10AM – 4PM | Virginia Center for the Book at the Jefferson School City Center, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Hillbilly Hustle

Join author Wesley Browne at the Buchanan County Public Library for a discussion of his debut 2020 novel Hillbilly Hustle.

September 30, 2021 | 6PM | Grundy, VA
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