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Grand opening of Shannon Library

All are welcome to join on April 4 for a grand opening celebration of The Edgar Shannon Library

An open house, with activities from various library areas and departments, will take place from noon to 4 p.m. Activities will include interactive demonstrations, special displays of Library collections, virtual reality, and more! 

Remarks will begin at 4 p.m., and speakers include University Librarian John Unsworth, UVA President Jim Ryan, Senator Creigh Deeds, Vice Rector Carlos Brown, Professor Larry Sabato, Professor Emeritus Jerome McGann, and Lois Shannon, of the Edgar Shannon family. The public is welcome to stay for a reception afterwards in the Z Society Reading Room on the second floor.

Click here to see all scheduled activities during the grand opening. 

Thursday, April 4, 2024
All Day Event
Shannon Library
Shannon Library Grand Opening

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The UVA Library is committed to hosting library events that are inclusive and welcoming to all. If you need certain accommodations to participate fully in this event, please contact libevents@virginia.edu.

Event Organizer

Kathy Soule