Staff Picks, New Books, & Bestseller Express

cover of America for Beginners
Meet Me at the Museum
cover of Where the Crawdads Sing
cover of I'll be your blue sky
Vintage Camper Trailers
You're Saying It Wrong
The Family Gathering
cover of so you want to talk about race

Discover Upcoming Events at VCPL

Mother Goose on the Loose

Goose with Two Goslings
West Branch
West Branch Meeting Room B
Tuesday, October 23 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Ages 0-5: Join Mother Goose for an interactive storytime with books, songs, rhymes and musical instruments.  You and your child will play together and develop early literacy skills.

Advanced 3D Printing

3D Printer Printing Orange Wavy Shape
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, October 23 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Ages 12 & Up: Take your 3D printing to the next level at this demonstration of the new Raise 3D N2 with its dual extrusion, large heated build plate and the ability to use different types of filament including ABS and wood composites. Perfect if you have taken the Intro to 3D Printing.

Halloween Costume Swap

Children in Halloween Costumes
West Branch
Tuesday, 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 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 first come first serve.

Monster Tech

Scientist Putting Together Blot and Nut
Main Library
Haute Create
Tuesday, October 23 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
It's a Frankenstein celebration! Come to one program or come to all.  Each week will have a different activity, such as 3D printing monster pieces, coding with Sphero SPRK+, or designing your own monster character with Bloxels.

Wiggle Worms Wednesdays

Three Colorful Worms with Books
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Wednesday, October 24 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.