Virginia Center
for the Book

Uniting communities of readers, writers, artists, and book lovers through year-round programs and partnership initiatives


Our Next Block Night is on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

June 26, 2024 5:30PM – 7:30PM

Join us for Block Night on Wednesday, June 26 at 5:30 PM at the Center. Membership is not necessary for Block Night! Everyone interested in the arts and crafts of book/printmaking are welcome to attend.


Book Binding Core Workshops I-IV (Spring 2024 Session)

May 16–19, 2024 10AM – 4PM

Join us at the Center for our Signature Introductory Book Binding Workshop. This four-part Bookbinding Core Series prepares participants to undertake a wide range of projects and additional classes in intermediate and advanced bookbinding techniques and book structures.


Paper Weaving with Janet Eden

June 29, 2024 12PM – 3PM

“Come have an afternoon playing with paper!!” We will learn 2 techniques and most important, some tricks. Most papers work well, solids, patterns, and pictures. Bring some of your favorites and we will have some available.


Making and Using Junk Journals Part I w/Donna Knoell

July 14, 2024 12PM – 4PM

Junk Journals are easy to make and, by definition, use materials you already have: junk mail, envelopes, used greeting cards, off-size scraps of paper from notebooks, posters, maps, office supplies, calendars, museum catalogs… images and textures that appeal to you.

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Did you know that the Virginia Center for the Book offers reading recommendations, workshops on bookmaking and letterpress, literacy resources across the Commonwealth, and virtual events throughout the year?

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