Library Tours


VCU Libraries offers a variety of tour options to help students, staff and faculty become acquainted with the buildings and services.

Virtual or Self-Guided Tour

Virtual and self-guided tours can be taken on your own time, at your own pace. Tour options.

Guided Tours of Cabell Library

Start off your semester with an informative tour of Cabell Library. A tour gives you an overview of the vast resources and spaces available to you as a student. Join us for a 30-minute tour. Tours start in the lobby by the Fall Line Bench; no reservation required. Free and open to all.

  • Monday, February 20, 9 a.m.
  • Tuesday, February 21, 11 a.m.
  • Wednesday, February 22, 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 23, 10 a.m.
  • Friday, February 24, 1 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 26, 7 p.m.
  • Monday, February 27, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 28, 6 p.m. *
  • Thursday, March 2, 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 22, 1:30 p.m. ✝

* This tour is primarily intended for First-Generation and TRiO students, but all are welcome.
† This tour is primarily intended for English Language Program students, but all are welcome.

For accommodations or questions, please contact Undergraduate Student Engagement Coordinator Mikayla Braswell at

The Workshop

Interested in creating with technology of all kinds? Stop by The Workshop in Cabell Library to see the free resources you have access to: Cameras, audio recorders, sewing machines, 3D printers, laser cutters, VR, studios, workstations with specialty software, and expert staff to help  with academic and personal projects! If you have any questions, or any classes/faculty looking to arrange a tour, e-mail or visit us online.

Health Sciences Library Tours

  • See our virtual tour page for more information.
  • Any student who would like an in-person tour of the Health Sciences Library can contact Emily Hurst at

image: James Branch Cabell and Health Sciences Library front entrances

For special accommodations, or to register offline, please contact Ryan Pander, event manager, or 804-828-0593.