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

Their Eye Were Watching God: Exploring "The Horizon"

Cover: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Hurston
Community Locations
ISU- Cunningham Memorial Library
Thursday, March 23
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Our keynote Katherine Utley will explore the myriad of interpretations that present themselves and demand consideration in Their Eyes Were Watching God. This novel has enthralled countless readers, yet it lacks a universal interpretation or definitive classification.

Robotics - Sphero SPRK

Sphero SPRK Logo
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, March 23
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Spark your imagination by controlling a robotic device (a Sphero SPRK) with code you create - no experience necessary.

Chemistry on Wheels

Two Children with Lab Equipment and Test Tubes
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, March 24
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Chemistry on Wheels offers a chance for kids to work alongside Rose Hulman students from the Iota chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma exploring science experiments and principles in this mobile chemistry lab.

Watch This! Doctor Strange

Poster: Doctor Strange
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Friday, March 24
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
After a horrible car accident, brilliant neurosurgeon, Stephen Strange, must find a cure to heal his hands. His quest brings him to Kathmandu where he studies under the Ancient One, who teaches him the ways of magic and alternate realities. With new skills of interdimensional travel and spells, Strange soon discovers that he must protect the world from a deadly enemy who is out to destroy it.Rated PG-13 for sci-fi violence and action throughout, and an intense crash sequence.Runtime: 115 minutes.Refreshments will be served.

Never Too Late to Learn: Growing Organic Produce

Vegetables and Squash
Main Library
LifeLong Learning Center
Saturday, March 25
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Learn about the common mistakes people make when they attempt to garden organically with the Pickery.  Find out what to avoid and what to use instead to create and maintain an actual organic garden.