Seeking to celebrate and expand public appreciation for books, libraries, literacy, and reading for all, the Virginia Center for the Book offers reading recommendations, workshops on bookmaking and letterpress, literacy resources across the Commonwealth, and Virginia Festival of the Book events throughout the year.
We work in collaboration with public libraries and educational institutions of all levels across the Commonwealth, with support from funders including the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Pulitzer Center, and regional community foundations, among others.
Our in-person and virtual programs are accessible to all and take place year-round at sites throughout the state and online. Whether you are a reader, writer, artist, book lover, K-12 student, and/or representative of a community group or business, our work seeks to meet you where you are and provide resources to support your growing appreciation for and enjoyment of books.