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

Illustration of Children Playing Instruments
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, July 28
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.

On Your Mark, Stretch and Let Go

Girl in Lotus Pose
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, July 28
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Yoga instructor Tammy Lundborg helps your child develop flexibility, focus, and coordination for a happy, healthy, balanced life.  Learn basic yoga poses, even breathing and relaxation techniques that kids can use during their daily routines. For safety, please make sure children wear shoes with non-slip bottoms

Toddler Tales

Cover: Bark, George by Feiffer
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, July 29
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.

Summer Reading Finale: Block Party

Illustration of Kids in Bounce House
Main Library
Friday, July 29
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
You've read all summer, now it's time to celebrate at the Block Party Finale! Join us on Walnut Street for tons of excitement:  bounce houses, food, a family-friendly concert and tons more. We'll have activities for everyone in the family from infants to adults. Please note: In order to ensure patron safety, Walnut Street will be closed between 6th and 7th Streets during this event.

Traveling Tech Station

Electronic Devices on Wait Tray
Main Library
VCPL Main Library Lobby
Monday, August 1
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.