Staff Picks, New Books, & Bestseller Express

Accidentally on Purpose by Jill Shalvis
Cover of True Crime Addict
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

Discover Upcoming Events at VCPL

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
West Branch
Wednesday, September 20 4:00 pm to 6:00 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.

Self Defense for Youth

Kung Fu Student and Instructor
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, September 20 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Ages 8 & Up: No one wants to have to defend themself from an attacker.  But, if the situation arises, quality training is key.  Teacher Jason Yost of Yost Wing Chun Kung-fu Academy will teach an introductory, four session self-defense course focused on learning how to be aware of your surroundings, how to develop and use energy efficiently and effectively and how to develop the confidence to defend yourself from anything seeking to do you harm.  Please wear comfortable clothing and any protective gear you may have.  Classes continue into October.  Please plan to attend all four sessions.

Bingo Bunch

Senior Woman with Pen and Bingo Ball
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, September 21 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Bingo Bunch meets weekly at the West Branch Library.  Enjoy light refreshments as you play traditional and non-traditional Bingo.  Prizes will be offered to the first to call out, "Bingo!"  All levels of experience welcome.  Bingo cards and number markers will be provided.

Intro to 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing House
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, September 21 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Explore the latest printing technology. Learn how to use the 3D printer at Main - Haute Create - including: * Preparing a 3D design file for print * Using the equipment properly and safely Note: Customers must complete this 3D printer certification before they can use the 3D printer independently.

Book Chat

Cover: Accidentally Amish by Olivia Newport
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Thursday, September 21 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
In Olivia Newport's Accidentally Amish, software creator Annie escapes her hectic life in Colorado Springs to live in the Amish community of the San Luis Valley. While there she learns of her own connections to the plain people and develops an attraction to reclusive cabinet maker Rufus. Book Chat is a librarian-led book club held on the third Thursday of the month.