Staff Picks, New Books, & Bestseller Express

cover of Chasing King's Killer
cover of Just Mercy
cover of The Sun Does Shine
cover of The Woman in the Window
cover of another good dog
cover of Reading with Patrick
cover of The Perfect Mother
cover of The Doctor with an Eye for Eyes

Discover Upcoming Events at VCPL

Talk it Out

Teenage Girls Looking at a Cellphone
Main Library
Youth Services Multipurpose Room
Tuesday, October 22 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ages 11-15: Become a role model for your friends, your school, and your community. Together with Tante Robinson, founder and director of Girls of Excellence Mentoring, girls will discuss important topics that will improve their self-esteem, prevent bullying, and help them make better choices throughout their lives. Mature topics, including hunger, abuse, pregnancy, and sexual violence, will also be covered in these discussions. 

Wiggle Worm Wednesday

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 23 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 2-5: Interact with engaging books, songs, and body movements while building early literacy skills. Thirty minutes of free play will follow storytime.

Halloween Costume Swap

Girl Dressed Up as Cat
West Branch Library
Wednesday, October 23 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All Ages: Save money, reduce waste, and be creative with random accessories or gently-used outfits this Halloween. Visit the West Branch Library to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume. Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge. Items will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

West Vigo Guitar Club

Acoustic Guitar
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Wednesday, October 23 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Learn to play the guitar and better understand basic music concepts like melody, rhythm and chords with the West Vigo Guitar Club.  The club will meet as a group for free instruction from September through November.  No music experience is required, but space is limited.

Halloween Costume Swap

Girl Dressed Up as Cat
West Branch Library
Thursday, October 24 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
All Ages: Save money, reduce waste, and be creative with random accessories or gently-used outfits this Halloween. Visit the West Branch Library to leave what you can and take what you need to create your perfect costume. Costumes for all ages will be accepted and available to take at no charge. Items will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.