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

Pop Up at the Park

Children Playing with Ball
Community Locations
South 7th Street Park
Thursday, June 22 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Meet local librarians at  South 7th St. Park for hands-on play, games and other entertaining activities. Take this opportunity to explore and get to know library staff while youngsters enjoy. 

World of Girls

Young Girl on Swing
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Thursday, June 22 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Home schooled girls ages 5-8 can take a journey around the world through a series of five meetings in which girls will learn to celebrate beauty, diversity, and the value of one another.

Build A Better World: Bloxels Video Game Builder

Video Game Icons
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, June 22 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Use the Bloxels board to design your own video game world and characters!  Then use the Bloxels app to capture your creation, customize it even further, and test out how it plays!

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