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

Friends of the Library Annual Holiday Book Sale

Red Ornaments with Evergreen
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, C, & D
Monday, December 9 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Shop one of the largest Friends sales of the year. Thousands of items will be available, including books with an average price of $1.00, gift items, DVDs, CDs, magazines, and more. The Saturday, Sunday, and Monday sales are open to the public. The Friday evening sale is open to Friends members only. Not a member? Join at the Library or online at Individual memberships are $5.00.

Tiny Tot Time

Adult Whale Reading to Baby Whale
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Monday, December 9 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 0-24 months: Listen to books, rhymes, songs, and finger-plays while letting your baby experience a group setting for the first time. After thirty minutes of storytime, babies and parents can engage in free play.

Hour of Code: Coding with Osmo

Illustration of Awbie with a Strawberry
Main Library
Haute Create
Monday, December 9 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Ages 5-11: Learn the building blocks of code using a fun new tool: Osmo! Help Awbie travel the world and eat all of the delicious strawberries.

Community Teaching Kitchen

Woman Cutting Up Vegetables
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Monday, December 9 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Learn how to cook healthy and low-cost meals with Jay Christiansen of Purdue Extension in this 2-part series sponsored by United Way of the Wabash Valley. Please call the Purdue Extension office at 812.462.3371 to register.

Hour of Code: Code Your Own Dance Party

Robot Dancing
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, December 10 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Ages 9-15: Code your own dance party with No previous experience with dancing or coding required.