Discover Upcoming Events at VCPL

Marketing Your Business on the Internet with Gale Courses

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Digital Programs
Wednesday, August 17 at (All day)
Give your business a boost and learn how to reach more customers with Gale Courses’ Marketing Your Business on the Internet. Instructor Lisa Adams, an expert in marketing, user experience, and e-commerce, will guide you from establishing a web presence to optimizing your website for search engines and establishing your marketing plan. Visit to register or browse more than 300 other courses.

Ready to Read Storytime

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West Branch Library
West Branch Library Meeting Room B
Friday, August 19 at 10:30 am
Ages 0–5: Whether you’re looking to bond with your little one, meet new friends, or prepare for their first day at Kindergarten, you can capture your child’s imagination at Ready to Read Storytime. At Ready to Read Storytime, your child will learn new words and sounds, practice good listening and social skills, and develop fine motor skills with music, dance, and songs.

The Sweet Life: A Visit with Author Suzanna Woods Fisher

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Main Library
Lifelong Learning Center
Friday, August 19 at 4:00 pm
Best-selling author Suzanne Woods Fisher will virtually discuss her latest book, The Sweet Life—a romance set in Cape Cod—and answer your questions about her books. Ice cream will be served and the first ten attendees will also receive a free copy of The Sweet Life.

Read to Rover

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Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Saturday, August 20 at 10:00 am
All Ages: Share a book with a furry friend from Love on a Leash. These good-natured therapy dogs are eager to listen to your child practice reading aloud in a stress-free setting, complete with cuddles, belly rubs, and ear scratches! Call 812.235.2121 or 812.232.1115 to register.

Busy Builders

Mother and daughter building a tower out of wooden blocks
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Tuesday, August 23 at 2:00 pm
Ages 0-12: From simple towers to intricate structures, you and your child can create anything you can imagine with Busy Builders. Playing with blocks in an open, social setting encourages your child to problem-solve, cooperate with others, and develop coordination and motor skills. Blocks and building toys appropriate for all ages will be available—including Magna Tiles®, giant Legos®, giant and regular Lincoln Logs®, and more!
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