UPDATES TO FALL 2020 - Operational updates and official communication from VMI Superintendent Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III '62 are available. More


Please visit our★ Distance Learning Services for available resources.

Current Status: Closed
Today's Hours: 8am - 1am
*A VMI ID card is required to enter the building.
Search Everything allows you to search most of the library's electronic and print collections. If you're specifically interested in finding physical items in the library (such as books or DVDs), searching the Catalog may be a better option.

Library News

2020 Presidential Debates Coverage
2020 Presidential Debates First Debate:                            Sept. 29 @ Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Vice Presidential Debate:  &nbs...

Banned Books Week 2020
Banned Books Week is an annual event when libraries raise awareness about attempts to limit the availability of certain books to the public. The American Library Association first organized the week-long event in 1982 as a response to a sharp increase in the number of challenges to books. Banned Bo...

Celebrate Constitution Day – September 17
  Constitution Day is observed each year on September 17, to commemorate the signing of The Constitution of the United States on September 17, 1787. As Citizenship Day (formerly observed on the third Sunday in May), it “recognizes all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, hav...

Preston Library Prepared for COVID-19
  Access to Preston Library is only limited to the VMI community at this time.  Entry to the building requires swipe card access using the VMI identification card.  Cadets, faculty, and staff are required to wear masks upon entering the Library and in all public areas. In o...

National Library Week & Preston Library's Resources
National Library Week celebrates the many contributions libraries and library staff make to their communities via free access to information resources, technology, research assistance, books, and more. At Preston Library, we provide one-on-one research assistance for cadets and faculty...

More news >>