Staff Picks, New Books, & Bestseller Express

Cover of Everything Here is Beautiful
cover of The Hate U Give
My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman
Made for Us by Samantha Chase
Capital Gaines: Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff by Chip Gaines
Girl Up by Laura Bates
The color of law cover
Three little words cover

Discover Upcoming Events at VCPL

Musical Makey Makeys

Girl Playing Flute
Main Library
Haute Create
Friday, March 23 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Sketch your own instrument with pencil and paper. Connect your artwork to a sound station using Makey Makeys. Get ready to rock out!

Ready to Read Storytime

Children Reading
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, March 23 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Enjoy 30 minutes of interactive storytime from 10:30am to 11:00am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 11:00am to 11:30am.

Discover Japanese Culture

Mountain with Stylized Clouds, Bamboo and Lanterns
Main Library
LifeLong Learning Center
Friday, March 23 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Explore Japanese culture with Minori Abel from the Japan-America Society of Indiana through an interactive presentation perfect for both kids and adults. Try your hand at calligraphy, origami and kirie paper art.

Watch This! Thor: Ragnarok

Poster: Thor Ragnarok
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Friday, March 23 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, Thor finds himself in a race against time to get back to his homeworld.  With his unlikely allies, the Hulk and a Valkyrior called 142, he must defeat the ruthless and all-powerful goddess of death Hela before Ragnarok destroys his civilization.  Refreshments will be served.

Art Hacks

Abstract Painting
Main Library
LifeLong Learning Center
Saturday, March 24 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
In conjunction with the NEA Big Read 2018, explore Japanese art styles and art by artists who were in the World War II internment camps.  Then use these styles as inspiration for your own unique painting.