Staff Picks, New Books, & Bestseller Express

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
cover of I Liked My Life

Discover Upcoming Events at VCPL

Preschool Storytime

Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, February 21 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Ages 3-5: Bring your preschooler to the Library for interactive stories, songs, dancing, crafts and play from 10:00am to 10:30am.  There will be 30 minutes of free play offered from 10:30am to 11:00am.

Explore Animation

Vintage Cartoon Character
Main Library
Haute Create
Wednesday, February 21 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Explore Moho Debut 12, the ideal software for first-time animators, hobbyists and digital artists. Learn about the history of traditional cel animation and how to apply those techniques to animate shapes with a few clicks of the button. 

Bingo Bunch

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Thursday, February 22 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Bingo Bunch meets weekly at the West Branch Library.  Enjoy light refreshments as you play traditional and non-traditional Bingo.  Prizes will be offered to the first to call out, "Bingo!"  All levels of experience welcome.  Bingo cards and number markers will be provided.

Watch This! Marshall

Poster: Marshall
Main Library
Meeting Rooms A, B, & C
Thursday, February 22 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Thurgood Marshall, who later becomes the first African American Supreme Court Justice, battles one of his career-defining cases. Refreshments will be served.

Ready to Read Storytime

West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, February 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.