September 2, 2017

2017 National Book Festival

The Library of Congress National Book Festival is an annual literary event that brings together best-selling authors and thousands of book fans for author talks, panel discussions, book signings and other activities…

January 9, 2017

2017 Letters About Literature

The annual Letters About Literature competition encourages students in grades 4-12 to read a book, poem, or speech and write to that author (living or dead) about how the book affected them…

Hollins University Reading Series

Hollins University offers an opportunity to hear acclaimed authors read from and discuss their work through this annual reading series…

October 13 - 15, 2016

Virginia Children’s Book Festival

Held annually in October, the Virginia Children’s Book Festival is a three-day event that hosts nearly 3,000 children each day…

November 18, 2016

12th Annual Raucous Auction

The Raucous Auction is a yearly event to support the Virginia Arts of the Book Center…

October 12, 2016

2016 YAVA Awards & Celebration

Each fall Richmond Public Library hosts an event to celebrate authors who live in Virginia who have published a book for young adults…

LGBTQ+ Reading List

Though the Virginia Center for the Book serves the whole state, our office is located in Charlottesville. This weekend, the 5th annual Cville Pride Festival will take place downtown, and… Read More»