Discover Upcoming Events at VCPL

Halloween Book Giveaway

Three Jack-O-Lanterns on Front Porch Steps
Main Library
VCPL Main Library Lobby
Friday, October 29 at 6:00 pm
All Ages: Pick up a Halloween treat you can enjoy all year long while you're trick-or-treating downtown! Select a free book to take home, take a selfie at the photo booth, and play spooky games on the Library lawn.

Tiny Tot Time

Infant with Book
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Monday, November 1 at 10:00 am
Ages 0-2: Introduce your infant or toddler to new books, experiences, and skills while you strengthen your bond with them at Tiny Tot Time! In this group setting, your child will interact with children their age, learn to listen to others as a librarian reads to them, and strengthen their hands through fingerplays, shakers, and scarves. You will also discover tips to continue building these skills at home. After storytime, you and your child can spend an additional half hour socializing with other parents and their children!

Robot Obstacle Course

Small Wooden Robot
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Monday, November 1 at 5:30 pm
Ages 12-19: Compete in teams of four to build an obstacle course which will stump your opponents and test your own skills when you navigate your opponents' obstacle courses by coding your own robot. Space is limited; please register individually.

DIY All-purpose Cleanser Kit

Basket of Cleaning Tools and Products
Main Library
Monday, November 1 at (All day)
Looking for a cheaper alternative to expensive cleaning products? Homemade cleansers can be just as effective as their store-bought counterparts, but require just a fraction of the cost to make and can be more environmentally friendly! Mix up your own all-purpose cleanser with the supplies in this kit and find tips for keeping your home clean and organized with Becky Rapinchuk's Simply Clean. Registration, kit pick-up, and home delivery begin Monday, November 1 while supplies last.

Teen Take & Make

Colorful Embroidery Thread
Main Library
Monday, November 1 at (All day)
Ages 12-19: Express your creative side and experiment with new artistic mediums! With the supplies in this kit, you can create your own string art decor, woven bracelets, and scratch art postcards. Registration, kit pick-up, and home delivery begin Monday, November 1 while supplies last.
Cover for Charming as a Verb
Cover for Grace Banker and Her Hello Girls Answer the Call
Cover: Selena: Queen of Tejano Music
Cover: Somebody Give this Heart a Pen
How to Cake It cover
Cinder book cover
image of book I am every good thing
The Middler book cover image