Discover Upcoming Events at VCPL

Ready to Read Storytime

Young Mother Reading to Toddler
West Branch Library
West Branch Meeting Room B
Friday, January 28 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 their fine-motor skills with music, dance, and songs.

Early Literacy Kit: Color Recognition

Child's Hand Using Crayon
Main Library
Tuesday, February 1 at (All day)
Ages 0-5: In a world where red means "stop" and blue means "cold," being able to recognize and name colors is an important skill for your child to develop! Expand their vocabulary with the names of new colors, explore the way colors mix, and promote their fine motor skills with the coloring book, crayons, and translucent color paddles in this Early Literacy Kit.

Kids Take & Make Kit: Hot Cocoa Bombs

Young Boy with a Cup of Hot Chocolate
Main Library
Tuesday, February 1 at (All day)
Ages 5-11: Conduct an explosive experiment in the kitchen with your child and make a tasty treat to share! Use the provided supplies to make your own chocolate bomb filled with hot cocoa and marshmallows then just add hot milk or water. Adult supervision is recommended.

Teen Take & Make Kit: Hot Cocoa Bombs

Hand Holding Hot Cocoa Bomb Over Milk
Main Library
Tuesday, February 1 at (All day)
Ages 12-19: Create your own explosive treat at home! Use the provided supplies to make your own chocolate bomb filled with hot cocoa and marshmallows then just add hot milk or water. Adult supervision is recommended.

CyberSuccess Storytime

Little Girl Playing on Smart Phone
Main Library
Youth Services Program Room
Friday, February 4 at 10:00 am
Ages 0-5: Good manners and empathy towards others are just as important in the virtual world as they are in the real world. In CyberSuccess Storytime, your child will learn how to be a good digital citizen, why etiquette is important, and how to avoid or navigate negative interactions.
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