Staff Picks, New Books, & Bestseller Express

cover of Chasing King's Killer
cover of Just Mercy
cover of The Sun Does Shine
cover of The Woman in the Window
cover of another good dog
cover of Reading with Patrick
cover of The Perfect Mother
cover of The Doctor with an Eye for Eyes

Discover Upcoming Events at VCPL

Tiny Tot Time

Mother Bear Reading to Bear Cub in Grass
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, July 22 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0 - 24 months: Bring your baby to the Library for stories, songs, dance and activities from 10:00 a.m - 10:30 a.m. There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose with Two Gooslings
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, July 23 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Join Mother Goose for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes and musical instruments.  You and your child will play together and develop early literacy skills.

Stories and Space

Two Children in UFO Flying Above an Open Book
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, July 23 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Ages 5-7: Make space for stories and music before you blast off into the universe with art, activities and snacks.

Readers' Theatre

Two Children Acting Like Monsters
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Tuesday, July 23 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 10 & Up: Learn the basic elements of theatre in a fun and relaxed setting. Readers' Theatre requires no props or memorization and is perfect for kids who want to get a feel for performance. The first week will involve choosing two to three short scripts and assigning parts. Friends and family are invited for a performance at the end of the second week.

Try this Tuesday

Young Teenage Girl Working with a Drone
Main Library
VCPL Teen Space
Tuesday, July 23 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Ages 12-19: Have you ever wanted to learn how to make origami, how to use a GoPro, or how to use those funky-looking Merge Cubes? Get answers to your questions, learn new skills and explore technology at Try This Tuesday.