Bright Minded

With one of the nation's top ranked educational systems, Virginia is leading the world by leading in the classroom.

Choose Virginia Gifts The Virginia Shop website and shops at the Library of Virginia and State Capitol offer educational children’s books and games, literary gifts, genealogy tools, Virginia-made foods, gifts with the state seal and more.
Official State Dog? Yes, Virginia, we have one, and an official fossil, and dance! Visit Capitol Classroom and see all of our state symbols, learn how a bill becomes law, meet the Senators and Delegates - even take a virtual tour.
Human Services Help Find professional help for an elderly, disabled or unsheltered person or family, including locations of warming shelters. Get connected. Get answers. Call 2-1-1 or visit
Mapping Center Looking for a government office? Our mapping center has workforce centers, health departments and state police offices. You'll also find libraries, schools and hospitals on our interactive map of the commonwealth.
Commonwealth Calendar The Commonwealth Calendar announces official government meetings that are open to the public. Click on any date to search for listed meetings.

Looking for a particular meeting? Click here to search the calendar

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