Last week, the Virginia Library AssociationVirginia Association of College and Research Libraries held its annual conference in Portsmouth, Virginia. On October 21, associate librarian Harold Henkel and former Regent librarian Leanne Hillery presented a poster session titled Literature, Community & Cooperation: The Big Read at Regent University. The session inspired interest from many librarians at other Virginia universities who were interested in the Regent Library’s experience in leading a community-wide common read. On October 22, Library Dean Sara Baron presented a peer-reviewed paper titled Employee Perspectives on the Big Picture of LibraryIT Collaboration. Approximately 25 librarians attended the session, scheduled in the very last slot on Friday afternoon!