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

Watch This! Double Feature: X-Men and Logan

Poster: Logan
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Friday, June 23 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm
In X-Men, starting at 4pm, a band of unique power-possessing mutants live in a world where their kind is hated and persecuted by humans. Under the guidance of their leader, Professor Charles Xavier, the X-Men strive for a world where humans and mutants can peacefully co-exist.In Logan, starting at 6pm, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor Xavier somewhere on the Mexican border in the future. However, Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.X-Men is rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence.Runtime: 104 minutes.Logan is rated R for strong brutal violence and language throughout, and for brief nudity.Runtime: 141 minutes.Refreshments will be served.

Never Too Late to Learn: Blacksmithing

Anvil in Blacksmith's Shop
Main Library
LifeLong Learning Center
Saturday, June 24 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Full time artist blacksmith, John Bennett will bring a variety of blacksmithing tools and samples of work from simple hooks to detailed works

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Main Library Lobby
Monday, June 26 10:00 am to 12:00 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.

Build a Better World with the Peyton Heart Project

Crocheted Heart
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, June 26 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Join together on a mission of kindness.  This evening will introduce a Peyton Heart Project Ambassador who works to share the program bringing awareness to bullying, suicide and mental health issues.  Learn to make a variety of hearts with special messages that every life matters.  You will leave this program equipped to spread the message throughout your world.  Pizza will be served on the evenings of Monday June 26th and Monday July 10th.

Toddler Tales

Cover: I Hear a Pickle by Isadora
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, June 27 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Parents and caregivers can join us with their toddlers for a fun filled half hour that will include interactive stories, song, dance,and activities.  Optional 30 minute play will be offered at the end of storytime.  For more information contact us at 812-232-1113