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

Job Seeker Open Lab

Find Job on Computer Keyboard
West Branch
Tuesday, October 25
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Use the Open Lab time to search and apply for jobs on your own, get information on job fairs and popular job search websites, or drop-in to receive help with the following:Signing up for an email address.Learning to fill out a form.Learning to attach your resume to an application.Learning to design a Word document for your resume.

Handwriting Without Tears

Hand Drawn Smiley Face
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, October 25
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Handwriting Without Tears teaches beginning literacy and fine motor skills through multisensory activities perfect for those with physical disabilities and kids on the spectrum. Instructors are prepared to adapt the lessons to meet specific needs.  This program is a collaboration between ISU's Community School of the Arts; ISU's Occupational Therapy program and Saint Mary of the Woods Music Therapy program. Dr. Paula Jarrard (supervisor) and Occupational Therapy graduate students, along with Prof Sharon R. Boyle (supervisor) and Music Therapy undergraduate students, will facilitate sessions. To register or for more information, please call the Community School of the Arts at (812) 237-2528. Early registration is advised, as enrollment is limited to 14 students. 

Tattoos and You

Tattoo Artist's Hands with Tattoo Needle
Main Library
Meeting Room C
Tuesday, October 25
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
The Queen City crew will be coming out to talk about the history, culture and diversity surrounding tattoos. Plus all you need to know about tattoo safety, from what to avoid in an artist to how to keep it clean.

Preschool Story Time

Cover: The Very Busy Spider by Carle
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 26
10:00 am to 11:00 am
There will be stories, songs, hand-on learning and art projects! This program is created with children ages 3-5 in mind.  Along with parents and caregivers, we do a half hour librarian- led story time and a half hour of free choice play. Registration is not required for this program. If you have questions, please call 812-232-1113 for more information. 

Homeschool Science with Marie

Beakers with Colorful Liquid
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room A
Wednesday, October 26
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Quality Science activities that make learning fun.  Experience a different Science lesson each week to enrich your own homeschool curriculum.  Register online or call the West Branch at 812-235-2121Please register each child separately and provide age.