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

Robotics - Sphero SPRK

Sphero SPRK Logo
Main Library
Haute Create
Thursday, February 23
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Spark your imagination by controlling a robotic device (a Sphero SPRK) with code you create - no experience necessary.


West Branch
West Branch Meeting Rooms A & B
Thursday, February 23
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Learn, build and play with Christy Vesci (Director of Bricks 4 Kidz).  School age children will experience hands-on engineering fundamentals as they build motorized models using LEGO Bricks.

Watch This! Hacksaw Ridge

Poster: Hacksaw Ridge
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Thursday, February 23
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.Rated R for intense prolonged realistically graphic sequences of war violence including grisly bloody imagesRuntime: 139 minutesRefreshments will be served

Musical Theater Trivia

Broadway Dancers
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Friday, February 24
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Think you know musicals?  Show off your knowledge and win prizes. Identify the correct musicals, songs, and characters, and don't throw away your shot at a special Hamilton bonus round. All ages are welcome in teams of four or fewer.

Never Too Late to Learn: Experimental Watercolor Techniques

Abstract Blue to Blue Green Watercolor
Main Library
LifeLong Learning Center
Saturday, February 25
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Nancy Nichols-Pethick, Associate Professor of Painting at Indiana State University, will teach how to create unique watercolor paintings by using masking techniques, reactions with salt and rubbing alcohol, and using tools like toothbrushes and sponges.