Boatwright Memorial Library

Get help with research; check out laptops; use a group study room; study in quiet or meet with friends; find books, DVDs, music CDs; and visit the coffee shop!

Operating as usual

12/12/2023

Reset, Recharge, and Relax while studying for exams. Complimentary treats and arts and crafts materials will be available.

10/23/2023

Join us Sunday, November 12 at 2 p.m. for a captivating book talk with Rachel Beanland. Discover the compelling story behind her book, "The House is on Fire".
Register at sl.richmond.edu/m2

09/15/2023

Check out our student-curated display on Banned Books. LET FREEDOM READ!

09/06/2023

Meet UR Subject Librarians and enjoy a sweet treat with us!

08/30/2023

Meet Access Services Specialist & learn about library resources! See you there.

Photos from Boatwright Memorial Library's post 08/29/2023

Boatwrights Fall 23 Calendar of Events!

Photos from Boatwright Memorial Library's post 08/28/2023

Welcome Back! We're looking forward to servicing all members of the Spider community this academic school year.

08/14/2023

Check out our 2023 University Libraries Impact Report, celebrating our accomplishments and highlighting future plans.
sl.richmond.edu/kt

Photos from Boatwright Memorial Library's post 05/23/2023

Renovations will soon come to the Boatwright Memorial Library, and we couldn't be more excited to show you the transformation! Check out these stunning watercolor artists' renders showcasing Boatwrights' future!

Photos from Boatwright Memorial Library's post 05/08/2023
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Take a break from studying and pack a distress bag for yourself. Choose from snacks, fidgets, and plenty more!

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The library will operate on extended hours during exam week. Happy studying!

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The 2023 James E. Gwin Student Employee Award recipient, Xipeng Ke! Xipeng excelled as a Student Manager at Parsons Music Library. In the summer of 23 alone, Xipeng digitized 400 concert programs and 60 hours of audio recording. Thank you for all of your hard work. Congratulations Xipeng Ke!

Photos from Boatwright Memorial Library's post 04/17/2023

Today we celebrate our seniors. Our student employees help support the Richmond community at Boatwright every day. Thank you for all that you

Photos from Boatwright Memorial Library's post 04/17/2023

Today we celebrate our seniors. Our student employees help support the Richmond community at Boatwright every day. Thank you for all that you do!

04/04/2023

Stop by Boatwright today for a book, a coffee, and the views!

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We're open during Spring Break but with reduced hours. Enjoy your time off!

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Do you have an extensive personal book collection? If so, consider entering the 2023 George Modlin Book Award. For more information, visit https://sl.richmond.edu/hj.

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Awarded a Pulitzer Prize in fiction, Geraldine Brooks is a world-renowned author and journalist. At this year's Peple Lecture, Brooks will discuss her award-winning novel People of the Book. Inspired by actual events, the novel tells the fictional story of Dr. Hannah Heath, an Australian book conservator who comes to Sarajevo to restore a Passover Haggadah. Brooks takes the reader into an exquisitely detailed and atmospheric past, tracing the book's journey from its salvation to its creation.

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Join us at this year's 33rd Anual Peple Lecture featuring author Geraldine Brooks. Awarded a Pulitzer Prize in fiction, Brooks is a world-renowned author and journalist. Brooks will discuss her award-winning novel People of the Book at this year's Peple Lecture. Inspired by actual events, the novel tells the fictional story of Dr. Hanna Heath, an Australian book conservator who comes to Sarajevo to restore a Passover Haggadah. Register at sl.richmond.edu/fV

Photos from Boatwright Memorial Library's post 02/06/2023

View the student-curated exhibit "At the Intersection of Contagion and Connection: HIV/AIDS and Richmond's LGBTQ+ Communities" on the first floor of Boatwright Library all Spring 23. Oral Histories by Julia Brittain, Photographed by Sherley Arias-Pimentel.

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Happy Black History Month from Boatwright Library. View our February display in-house or online at sl.richmond.edu/eF.

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Boatwrights Spring 23 Program Schedule. Mark your calendars today!

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Last chance to view this month's Current Events Display, highlighting The Legacy of Wounded Knee. Thank you to our Special Formats Cataloging Librarian, Mary Wheaton, for designing this month's display.

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The Virginia Opera Local Voices will perform live in concert at Parsons Music Library on Friday, January 20th at 6:30 p.m. Composed of professionally trained opera singers, the Virginia Opera Local Voices will perform a plethora of popular arias & duets.

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Photos from Boatwright Memorial Library's post 12/05/2022

The Library will be open 24 hours during exam week. Happy studying!

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Thankgiving Break Library Hours. Enjoy this time off.

Photos from Boatwright Memorial Library's post 11/07/2022

The first physical portion of the Dr. and Mrs. Wyatt Tee Walker Collection is now open for research! This includes all manuscript material up to Dr. Walker’s departure from SCLC in 1964, covering his time there and his work in Petersburg, VA. More information at sl.richmond.edu/fd
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Timeline photos 10/28/2022

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Meet UR Subject Librarians and enjoy a sweet treat with us!
Meet Access Services Specialist & learn about library resources!  See you there.
Happy Independence Day! The library will be closed Sunday, July 3rd- Monday, July 4th. We will re-open Tuesday, July 5th...
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Boatwright is closed today due to a planned power outage. We will remain closed through the weekend and Monday in observ...
Welcome to Summer School 2020 from Boatwright!
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