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

Music Makers

Children Playing Musical Instruments
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, September 29
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.

Baby Signs: Sign, Say & Play

Mother Hugging Infant
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, September 29
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Baby signs helps babies ages 6-18 months to communicate their wants, needs and special requests before they can speak using sign language. This series of six, theme-based classes includes learning signs based on themes such as mealtime, bedtime, bath time, getting dressed, park and pet signs. Each week families learn useful signs through fun songs, books and activities. This series of programs is open to the first 6 parent and child groups that preregister.

Intro to Chess - Every game has a story

Knight, Queen and Rook Chess Pieces
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, September 29
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Every game of Chess has its own story.  The aim of the game is to use your army to capture the enemy king.  Learn board set up, names and directions for how pieces move, and defending your King.  Already know how to play?  Come and challenge others.

Toddler Tales

Cover: Extraordinary Jane by Harrison
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, September 30
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers, bring your toddler to join us for fun, engaging stories, songs, and crafts. A 30 minute optional playtime will also be offered at the end of storytime. Please call 232-1115 for additional information.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Books in Red Basket
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Saturday, October 1
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Thousands of items!  Books, movies, music, and more!!  Average book price is just $1!Funds raised at the monthly book sales help provide funding for Library programs and services!