If you would like to suggest an addition to this list of reading-related resources throughout Virginia, please email with details.

One Book & Big Read Programs

Literary Festivals

Public Libraries

Browse public libraries throughout Virginia in the Library of Virginia Public Library Directory, which is searchable by county or city.

Additional library resources in the Commonwealth can be found through the Virginia Library Association.


Live Author Events

For a how-to guide and sample documents to help plan and promote live author events at your library or organization, please click here.

Reading Series

  • If you are an author who is interested in participating in Virginia reading series, we recommend creating a profile on Have Book Will Travel.
  • If you are planning a reading series, the Center has curated recommendations of Virginia-based authors that is available upon request. For more details, please email Sarah Lawson. You may also view a general list of authors available for readings at Have Book Will Travel.

Little Free Libraries

For a searchable map of little free libraries in Virginia—or to add yours to the map—please visit