Staff Picks, New Books, & Bestseller Express

Cover of Food:  A Love Story
cover of God Help the Child
cover of knit stitch dictionary
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
cover of The Things We Keep
Cover: The Truth and Other Lies
The Terrorist's Son
Saint Anything

Discover Upcoming Events at VCPL

Preschool Story Time

Cover: The Very Busy Spider by Carle
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 26
10:00 am to 11:00 am
There will be stories, songs, hand-on learning and art projects! This program is created with children ages 3-5 in mind.  Along with parents and caregivers, we do a half hour librarian- led story time and a half hour of free choice play. Registration is not required for this program. If you have questions, please call 812-232-1113 for more information. 

Homeschool Science with Marie

Beakers with Colorful Liquid
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Wednesday, October 26
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Quality Science activities that make learning fun.  Experience a different Science lesson each week to enrich your own homeschool curriculum.  Register online or call the West Branch at 812-235-2121Please register each child separately and provide age.

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch
Wednesday, October 26
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Various tablets are available for browsing and questions, or bring your own device to get your questions answered.  Information on ebooks, streaming video, and online classes are also provided.

Polishing Emeralds: A Presentation by Jim Canary

Kessler Sketch
Main Library
VCPL Special Collections
Wednesday, October 26
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Jim Canary, Conservator at the Lilly Library at IU-Bloomington, will discuss his work restoring George Kessler's "Emerald Necklace" map and additional blueprints for the ongoing Special Collections exhibit.

Music Makers

Children Playing Musical Instruments
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, October 27
10:00 am to 10:30 am
Get up and move! Little ones ages 1-6 will love dancing to music, singing songs and moving with their favorite Youth Services librarians.